A warehouse manager will oversee the dispatch process of goods. They are responsible for the management of the warehouse team to make sure targets are met and that employees remain productive.
A warehouse manager will have a wide selection of tasks. They will have to organise shipments, ensure that health and safety regulations are met, make sure the building's security is adequate, and recruit and train staff.
Warehouse managers don't have to have any specific qualifications; however previous management experience will likely be preferred. People who have had previous warehouse employment will often climb the promotional ladder to achieve the position of a warehouse manager.
There are a large amount of jobs available in both urban and rural areas throughout the UK. Some positions may be part time or seasonal; however this will depend on the type of products that are being dispatched. Warehouse management jobs are often advertised through recruitment agencies.
The salary for a warehouse manager can vary depending on their level of experience; how many people they have to manage; and the amount of shipments that are processed at the dispatch area. Salary usually starts between £20,000 and £24,000. Experienced warehouse managers in larger establishments could get paid up to £45,000.