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Managers and Directors in Storage and 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.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical 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.

Desired Skills

Speaking, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Writing, Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Mathematics, Science

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