Contact

Welcome,
New User

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Includes workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials.

View All

    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Compare product labels, tags, or tickets, shipping manifests, purchase orders, and bills of lading to verify accuracy of shipment contents, quality specifications, or weights.
    • Document quantity, quality, type, weight, test result data, and value of materials or products to maintain shipping, receiving, and production records and files.
    • Weigh or measure materials, equipment, or products to maintain relevant records, using volume meters, scales, rules, or calipers.
    • Remove from stock products or loads not meeting quality standards, and notify supervisors or appropriate departments of discrepancies or shortages.
    • Collect or prepare measurement, weight, or identification labels and attach them to products.
    • Inspect products and examination records to determine the number of defects per worker and the reasons for examiners' rejections.
    • Examine products or materials, parts, subassemblies, and packaging for damage, defects, or shortages, using specification sheets, gauges, and standards charts.
    • Store samples of finished products in labeled cartons and record their location.
    • Signal or instruct other workers to weigh, move, or check products.
    • Maintain financial records, such as accounts of daily collections and billings, and records of receipts issued.
    • Inspect incoming loads of waste to identify contents and to screen for the presence of specific regulated or hazardous wastes.
    • Communicate with customers and vendors to exchange information regarding products, materials, and services.
    • Count or estimate quantities of materials, parts, or products received or shipped.
    • Compute product totals and charges for shipments.
    • Fill orders for products and samples, following order tickets, and forward or mail items.
    • Operate scalehouse computers to obtain weight information about incoming shipments such as those from waste haulers.
    • Collect product samples and prepare them for laboratory analysis or testing.
    • Sort products or materials into predetermined sequences or groupings for display, packing, shipping, or storage.
    • Transport materials, products, or samples to processing, shipping, or storage areas, manually or using conveyors, pumps, or hand trucks.
    • Maintain, monitor, and clean work areas, such as recycling collection sites, drop boxes, counters and windows, and areas around scale houses.
    • Prepare measurement tables and conversion charts, using standard formulas.
    • Unload or unpack incoming shipments.

    Skills

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    • Reading Comprehension

      Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    • Monitoring

      Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    3
    Workplace Documents
    4
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Near Vision

      The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

    • Category Flexibility

      The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.

    • Problem Sensitivity

      The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

    Knowledge

    • Production and Processing

      Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    • Mathematics

      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    Career Video

    Additional videos and more information available on CareerOneStop

    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 38300/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 18.41/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 2,060
    • Yearly Projected Openings 260

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Conventional: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Attention to Detail
    • Dependability
    • Integrity
    • Cooperation
    • Initiative
    • Stress Tolerance

    Tools

    • Water meters
    • Truck or rail scales
    • Manlift or personnel lift
    • Articulating boom lift
    • Animal weighing scales

    Technology

    • Word processing software
    • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Data base user interface and query software

    Tags

    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.
    Need help on researching occupations and careers? Download the Guide to Researching Occupations (PDF).

    Need help on how to research education and training programs? Download the Guide to Higher Education (PDF).

    Budget Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Lifestyle Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Workforce Supply Tool

    Workforce Supply Tool

    The Workforce Supply Tool provides statistics for the occupations in highest demand throughout Ohio.

    You can view statewide statistics as well as more region specific information.

    Visit Site
    Powered By: