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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  1. Storeman

    Location: Renfrew

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Warehouse Operative

     We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced storeman to join a growing organisation based in Hillington on a temporary basis. 
    The role will involve 
    Stores: Kitting, stock control, perpetual inventory.
    Goods in duties: Admin for  stocked, non stocked goods/products and incoming repairs
    Despatch: Packing/shipping of finished goods ...

  2. Forklift - Loader

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £7.83 p/h

    Category: Driver - Forklift

    We are currently recruiting for an highly skilled forklift driver to join a well-established company based in Hillington on an ongoing temporary basis with a high view of going permanent.
    As a Forklift Driver you will need to:

    Have experience of driving a counterbalance forklift
    A valid licence for both ...

  3. Forklift Driver

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Warehouse Operative

    We are currently recruiting for an highly skilled forklift driver to join a well-established company based in Paisley on an ongoing temporary basis. 
    As a Forklift Driver you will need to:

    Have experience of driving a Counterbalance and Reach Forklift truck
    A valid licence for both counterbalance and reach 

    The ...

  4. Stores Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £24000 to £26000 p/a

    Category: Warehouse Management

    Due to expansion of our clients warehouse we are looking to recruit an experienced Operational Warehouse Manager.
    In this role you will be expected to oversee the efficient receipt, storage & dispatch of goods, along with having the responsibility for a vital part of the supply chain process. You will also ...

  5. Export Clerk

    Location: Renfrew

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Import & Export Clerk

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Export Clerk in the Renfrewshire area. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate.
    You will be responsible for ensuring all exported goods that are departing the business are processed on time and comply all regulations. You will be based ...