Packer Jobs

Packer Job Overview


Packers are responsible for packaging items for shipping and delivery to companies and customers. In the manufacturing industry, packers often work with delicate parts and components, including electronics and computer parts. The workers spend long hours on their feet, and they are responsible for packaging the items in such a way that the parts won't break during shipping. Packers can work for companies that ship items to stores and other companies, or they can work for companies that ship items directly to customers’ homes. After gaining some experience, packers have the skills needed to work in advanced manufacturing jobs, including positions such as material handlers and assemblers and fabricators.

Packer Job Education Requirements


Packers do not require any special type of education, and many companies hire those with a high school diploma or a GED certificate and no other formal education. Some companies look for employees with some experience in the manufacturing industry, but other companies hire recent high school graduates. Workers need to feel comfortable sitting, standing and leaning, and they must also have the ability to lift heavy objects and carry heavy boxes and materials. While employers will give workers breaks from packing boxes, employees must have the ability to work with heavy equipment and objects for hours at a time.

Packer Job Market


According to statistics, there were approximately 47,410 workers packing boxes for warehouse and storage companies and an additional 26,430 packers working for grocery and product wholesalers in 2013. More than 21 percent of packer jobs were in food manufacturing fields. It is believed that the number of positions in this field will rise by 1 percent in the coming years while the salary of employees will rise by 0.3 percent. These figures are lower than what other industries report or believe will happen in the next decade. If the number of manufacturers opening factories in the United States keeps growing, there will be more positions available for packers in the future.

Packer Salary


Packers make an average of $9.60 an hour. Some workers report making as much as $16.25 an hour, and there are some salaried employees making $33,800 a year.
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541 Packer jobs found on Monster.

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Vishay Intertechnology Inc Nebraska, PA
PACKER 2 (TWTF) (WSL PACKER 2) USA - Columbus, Nebraska (Manufacturing) (Full-time) (Posted Sep 17 2014) Description SUMMARY OF POSITION: Packing Surface Mount resistors into reels or bulk packages including any of the following product types – WSL, WSLM, WSK, WSC, WSF, and WSH product types. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Turns on packing machine. Places reels, cover tape and carrier tape on mac...
ConAgra Foods Ogden, UT, 84201
As you know, at ConAgra Foods, we make great food - everyday food - in extraordinary ways, which is why we are creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest.  ConAgra Foods, a leading provider of high quality foods, has openings for Cookie Packers on the swing and graveyard shifts, at their Ogden, Utah Lofthouse Plant. The packer is responsible for properly placing cooki...
Packer/Packaging - Great opportunity for motivated candidate! Will pack and package industrial products. Candidate must be able to follow written and verbal instruction including shipping labels and orders. Lifting up to 60 lbs required. This position requires a background check, Drug Test, education verification. OT and flexibility required. Day shift position to start but may change....
Bee Sweet Citrus in Fowler, will be accepting app. for seasonal, Exp. packers, sorters, gen. labor, forklift drivers, data processing, line supervisors, shippingeceiving clerks, production managers,and mechanics apply Sept. 25, 8am to 4pm. downtown Fowler at the F.I.A. Hall, 110 S. 5th street....
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience is recruiting for Picker-Packers and Warehouse workers in Norristown, PA. Our client is seeking reliable and dependable candidates for temporary assignments. Earn $9.00 to $9.15 per hour at these full-time, temporary positions. Work 40 hours per week on 1st and 2nd shifts. Shifts: 1st Shift: 6:45 AM - 3:15 PM 2nd S...
HIRING EVENT: Production Line Worker, Packer, Material Handler, Forklift Operator, Loaders / Unloaders, QC - Dirt Manufacturing Company seeks 15 Production Line Workers, Packers, Materials Handlers, Quality Control Line Operators, and Forklift Operators to work at their Morrison facility. WE’RE IMMEDIATELY HIRING: Small line packers will package product for distribution and perform inspection an...
CoWorx Staffing Services has partnered with one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of CDs/DVDs and electronic games within the Bolingbrook area to hire top talent for their state of the art facility. We seek energized and motivated people to join us! PEAK SEASON PACKERS NEEDED - NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!!!! ****1st Shift part-time; full-time Packers **** 1st SHIFT - MUST BE ABLE TO STA...
We are looking for assembly line packers for a growing manufacturing company in Livermore. Duties include labeling, packing, and shipping products. Manufacturing background is preferred. The pay rate is $9.00. This is a day shift and overtime is required....
Established company in Quakertown, PA is looking for reliable and dependable individuals to Pack items. Looking for individuals for 2nd and 3rd shifts. No experience necessary.............hiring for attitude, training for skills! This qualified individual should be able to stand for an 8 hour shift, pack boxes, verify paperwork in to ensure quality control of product. Need to be detail oriented. ...
Zoo Printing is one of the largest trade printing companies in the United States and we continue to grow every year. We pride ourselves on promoting from within, so there's tons of opportunity to grow with us. If you are passionate, hard working and enjoy a fast moving work environment, apply today. Job Description: The Boxer (Packer) will be responsible for general warehouse duties in a fast-p...
Looking for a job in the Manufacturing/Warehouse field?? Come join the Debbie's Staffing Team!!! Debbie's Staffing Services are currently seeking associates for Packing Assignments! We are looking to fill assignments for NIGHT shift (7PM-7AM). Assignments are 12 hour shifts in a fast paced environment. Additional details about the assignment will be discussed during the interview. Assignment is ...
Our client in Chandler is expanding and in need of inspector packers for expanding 2nd and 3rd shifts. This company creates packaging for food products found in grocery stores all over the Phoenix area. The Inspector packers must have a good eye for detail, be able to distinguish color differences, be able to work quickly and effeciently in a high paced warehouse environment, be able to comfortabl...
Warehouse Workers, Entry Level, General Laborers, Packers - Growing consumer foam and plastics manufacturing company seeks 20 Warehouse Workers to perform various tasks at their Canandaigua, NY facility. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED! These are full-time, temp-to-hire positions where you will earn $10 to $11 an hour, based upon your experience. Upon direct hire by the company, you will also rece...
Randstad is a staffing and recruitment industry leader with thousands of satisfied clients nationwide. We offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work for our clients in either full-time or temporary positions. We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to client satisfaction, and our focus on helping our employees find their next job. Randstad is currently working with a reputable com...
Now Hiring! Placement Pros is looking for experienced forklift drivers, stackers, sorters, packers, loadernloaders, production workers, and general laborers. If you are able to work in the Hanford, Lemoore, Caruthers, Kingsburg, and/or Parlier areas please come in to apply at Placement Pros 106 E 7th St, Hanford, CA 559.582.2700....
Major duties include but are not limited to: Trim defects from raw product with a knife. Remove foreign material from line-flow Use proper trimming techniques to minimize over-trim and waste. Hand-sort product to remove foreign material and defects from line-flow. Inspect product and bags for proper condition and/or seal. Form cases and insert bags working at line speed. Open and prepare ca...
Teel Plastics is now hiring. Must be able to inspect and pack parts. Required to run one complete extrusion line. Responsible for maintaining the condition of the line and the quality of the product that it produces. Must ensure that the product made is to the proper specifications and packages according to the customers’ requirements. Set-up and start up knowledge is required. Requires som...
In this position our customer is looking for talent who are reliable and can work in a team environment. At first you will start by helping to stage the product on pallets that was already pulled. From there you will be asked to pick orders using a combination of hand-held scanner and an order pick sheet. This position will be a "floater" so you will be covering for the full time employees who wil...
Warehouse Worker, Picker, Packer, Scanner, Entry Level – Large Plumbing and Heating Supplier seeks 5 Entry Level Warehouse workers to pick, pack, and scan orders at their Hooksett facility. You will also be performing other various warehouse tasks, as needed. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED! These are full-time, temp-to-hire positions where you will earn $12 an hour, to start. There is also an emp...
INSPECTORS/PACKERS Prent Corporation is accepting applications for the following positions: Part Time Positions Available A: 5:55 am 11:00 am B: 10:55 am 4:00 pm D: 8:55 pm 2:00 am The positions core responsibilities include picking and inspecting parts for defects, packing parts according to specific instructions given, and auditing packed product. The successful candidate will possess ...

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Manufacturing Career Tools

Packer - Crater

Salaries

$14,560.00 - $27,040.00
Typical Salary for Packer - Crater
(14 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Associates
33.3%
High School
22.2%
Some College Coursework Completed
22.2%
Bachelor's
11.1%
Doctorate
11.1%
(9 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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