Supply and Distribution Managers

Snapshot

Supply and Distribution Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by organisations.

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Supply and Distribution Managers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
45,000
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1426
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Above average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
  • preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
  • negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
  • operating recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
  • liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
  • overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
  • directing staff activities and monitoring their performance

Job Titles

  • Supply and Distribution Manager

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Logistics*
  • Certificate IV in Purchasing*
  • Diploma of Logistics, Diploma of Purchasing

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Fri 7 May , 2021
  • Hazelmere, Western Australia
  • Warehouse Production/Pick Packer

  • ALFRED E. CHAVE PTY. LTD.
  • We have several warehouse and manufacturing clients based in Brisbane Inner Suburbs looking for laborers and pick pack workers. Experience is not necessary, but willingness to learn and grow attitude is crucial, we’ll provide the training. The role is essential to ensuring our customers receive the correct deliveries at the correct time and uphold our promise of delivering exactly.
  • Manufacturing, Transport & LogisticsStorepersons
  • Sat 1 May , 2021
  • Rocklea, Queensland
  • Tue 27 Apr , 2021
  • Sydney, New South Wales
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