Manager or director in storage or warehousing

Managers and directors in storage and warehousing plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the safe and efficient receipt, storage and warehousing of goods and for the maintenance of stocks at an optimal level.

Tasks

  • 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

£27,518

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for manager or director in storage or warehousing is £27,518

2,827 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,827. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

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, 2,827 people are employed in the region.

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