Profession shelf filler

Shelf fillers stock and rotate merchandise on shelves, identifying and removing expired products. They clean the shop after its operational hours, ensuring that the shelves are fully stocked for the next day. Shelf fillers may use trolleys, small forklifts to move stock and ladders to reach high shelves. They also give directions to customers in order to locate specific products.  

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Realistic


  • Monitor stock level

    Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.

  • Check price accuracy on the shelf

    Ensure accurate and correctly labelled prices for the products on the shelves

  • Change shelf labels

    Change labels on shelves, according to the location of products displayed on vending machines.

  • Stock shelves

    Refill shelves with merchandise to be sold.

  • Assess shelf life of food products

    Assess the shelf life of food products in a range of storage and packaging conditions.

  • Comply with food safety and hygiene

    Respect optimal food safety and hygiene during preparation, manufacturing, processing, storage, distribution and delivery of food products.

  • Examine merchandise

    Control items put up for sale are correctly priced and displayed and that they function as advertised.

  • Ensure stock storage safety

    Ensure that products are stored appropriately. Keep in line with safety procedures.

Optional knowledge and skills

teamwork principles communication principles carry out stock rotation handle sensitive products characteristics of services characteristics of products prevent shoplifting maintain store cleanliness

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