Distribution Manager Jobs

Distribution manager job plan and manage the control and movement of goods or raw materials. Distribution manager jobs will ensure they are delivered on time and with minimal waste. Distribution manager jobs will liaise with other professionals, such as purchasing officers and transport managers and using computers to monitor stock levels, re-order goods and track the movement of goods.  Distribution manager jobs will be responsible for analysing and developing networks and systems for efficiency and managing administrative and warehouse staff.

Distribution manager jobs generally work normal office hours.  Some distribution manager jobs involve evenings, weekends, shifts and on-call duties. Distribution manager jobs are based in offices or warehouses.

Distribution manager jobs salaries range from around £18,000 to £60,000 a year.

Distribution manager jobs should be able to work logically and systematically, motivate and manage a team, plan ahead, computer literate and have strong communication skills.

Distribution manager jobs are employed throughout the UK by wholesalers, warehousing and distribution firms, manufacturers, freight forwarders, central and local government, public utilities, major retailers, charities and the Armed Forces. Some distribution manager jobs work for specialist consultancies.

Formal qualifications for distribution manager jobs are not always required, but increasingly entrants into distribution manager jobs posts have degrees or diplomas in subjects such as logistics or supply chain management. Some larger employers have graduate training schemes for distribution managers.  Distribution manager jobs can work towards relevant NVQs/SVQs or qualifications from The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK).

There are good opportunities for career development for distribution manager jobs. Senior distribution manager jobs involve business development and consultancy work, with the possibility of research and foreign travel.

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Email the Distribution Division at distribution@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. Class 2 HIAB Driver

    Location: Renfrew

    Salary: £10.50 p/h

    Category: Despatch/Distribution

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Class 2 HIAB driver on an ongoing basis with our client in Paisley.
    Candidates must have:
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    ·         Experience in driving Class 2 HIAB
    ·         Checkable employment references
    Benefits: -
    ·         Various shifts available 
    ·         Immediate starts available
    ·         Variable rates

    This vacancy is being advertised on behalf ...

  2. Driver

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Couriers

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for multi-drop van drivers in the Paisley and Glasgow area. What we need from you: -

    Must have multi-drop experience within the last year
    Valid UK Driving Licence (up to 3.5t)
    Supporting employment references are essential.

    What we can provide: -

    Short/Long term contracts available
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