Shelf Filler

Shelf fillers play an important role by ensuring the supermarket shelves stay full and remove out of date items.

A shelf filler may also be required to work shifts.

Day-to-day Tasks

  • remove stock that is out of date or damaged
  • set up displays
  • remove stock from stores or freezer rooms
  • check that the labels and pricing is correct on shelves
  • keep work areas clean and tidy
  • remove any packaging for recycling

Skills and knowledge

  • be able to work as part of a team
  • able to work under pressure and deadlines
  • good communication skills
  • physical skills like lifting, bending and carrying
  • pay attention to detail
  • customer service skills
  • the ability to use your initiative

Industry qualification

There are no specific industry qualifications for this role. With experience you may want to progress to another role in retail.


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