A warehouse manager oversees the receipt, storage, and dispatch of goods in a warehouse.Nature of the job
Warehousing is an important part of the supply chain process. As a warehouse manager, you are responsible for everything that happens within a warehouse. You will manage the overall warehouse operations on the materials or products that are received and dispatched. This job will also require you to manage the supplier-customer relationships. Therefore, having communication skills is one of the desired skills of this job as you will be facing and dealing with various stakeholders.
Working hours are not fixed. Shipment, be it from a domestic or international source can come in at any time, therefore your on-call commitments are high. You will also be responsible for the security, hygiene and health and safety of your warehouse and stock. Highly specialised areas of this job includes the storage of temperature-controlled or hazardous materials.
Career Progress: Warehouse Executive > Warehouse Manager > Warehouse Senior Manager > Warehouse General Manager