​Warehouse Managers are responsible for the efficient running of the warehouse and are in charge of the full warehouse workforce of an organisation. The Warehouse Management role involves planning the delivery and storage of goods and tracking stock levels. They also organise the recruitment and training of staff, draw up work schedules and all warehouse manager professionals are responsible for health and safety standards and security.

Warehouse Managers typically work 37 to 40 hours a week, often working on a shift system with opportunities for overtime. As a Warehouse Manager, you will likely spend time in an office but many warehouse manager jobs are very hands-on and you could be on the floor at a given time.

Qualification and salary expectations of a Warehouse Manager role?

There are no minimum qualifications for warehouse manager jobs. Colour vision tests may be given to warehouse manager jobs. Some employers may require qualifications for warehouse manager jobs such as A levels/H grades and a growing number of companies are recruiting graduates as management trainees. Warehouse Manager jobs require good numeracy and IT skills, have good communication and management skills and warehouse manager jobs be able to plan and organise schedules and work under pressure.

Salaries for warehouse manager jobs salaries range from £18,000 to £23,000, senior warehouse manager jobs can earn around £40,000.

There are around 75,000 warehouse manager jobs in the UK. Employers of Warehouse manager jobs include supermarkets and High Street shops, mail order companies, distribution companies, manufacturers, government departments, the National Health Service and the Armed Forces.

Contact the Industrial Division Team

Email the Industrial Division at industrial@stafffinders.co.uk.

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