Manager or director in storage or warehousing
- Decides on storage conditions for particular items, allocates warehouse space and arranges for regular stock inspections to detect deterioration or damage.
- Prepares reports on expenditure and advises on materials and parts standardisation, future stores and stock control policies.
- Advises purchasing department on type, quality and quantity of goods required and dates by which they must be available.
- Reviews, develops and implements stock control, handling and distribution policies to maximise use of space, money, labour and other resources.
- Liaises with production, maintenance, sales and other departments to determine the materials and other items required for current and future production schedules and sales commitments.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 13% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for manager or director in storage or warehousing is £27,518
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,833. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for manager or director in storage or warehousing roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £27,518 per year. That is about £2,293 per month or £14.11 per hour. New workers generally start on £18,054, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £46,842
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 2,833 people are employed in the region.