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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Job Listings

  1. Logistics Coordinator

    Location: Stirling

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Logistics / Distribution

    This world-leading manufacturing company is looking for an experienced Logistics Coordinator to start with them immediately on a temporary basis, with a view to becoming a permanent member of the team.  This is a key role within the organisation, providing a superb opportunity for a candidate with previous international logistics ...

  2. Warehouse Operatives

    Location: Dunfermline

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Warehouse Operative

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting Warehouse Operatives.
    What’s on offer?

    £7.65 per hour, plus £1.76 nightshift allowance (where applicable)
    Overtime between 40 and 50 hours per week, £11.48 per hour, plus £1.76 night shift allowance (where applicable)
    Overtime over 50 hours ...