Warehouse Worker

Warehouse Workers are responsible for everything that goes into a timely delivery of warehouse products. Their role includes packaging products, overseeing shipments and tracking inventory. Use these sample interview questions to find the best person for the job.

Your ideal Warehouse Worker candidate is a health-and-safety conscious, organized, process-driven team-player. They also have great physical stamina and high focus. Look for candidates with a forklift license, first aid experience and the ability to operate power tools, hand tools and heavy machinery.

Top tip: Hire candidates you can grow with by making sure their personal career goals align with your company's mission.

Warehouse Worker interview questions

  • What drew you to apply for this role?
  • What’s your experience with pricing, labeling, and assembling merchandise?
  • What’s your power tools and heavy machinery experience?
  • How do you ensure products/shipments aren’t lost or stolen?
  • How do you ensure products of different sizes/weights are stacked safely on a pallet?
  • When would you use a forklift instead of a pallet jack?
  • Describe how to lift a heavy box.
  • How do you stay motivated?
  • What inventory software tech have you used?
  • What would you do if you saw a colleague steal from the warehouse?
  • How would you deal with a coworker who requested a tool but refused to sign for it?
  • Have you ever made a mistake at work? What happened?
  • Have you ever had a disagreement with a coworker? How did you deal with it?
  • How would you give a customer bad news?

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