Storage and Distribution Managers
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Also known as:
Airport Manager, Cold Storage Supervisor, Distribution Center Manager, Logistics Manager, Logistics Supply Officer, Marine Oil Terminal Superintendent, Traffic Safety Administrator, Transportation Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager
|Critical decision making|| |
|Level of responsibilities|| |
|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines|| |
|Dealing and handling conflict|| |
|Competition for this position|| |
|Communication with others|| |
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.|| |
|Comfort of the work setting|| |
|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions|| |
|Exposure to job hazards|| |
|Physical demands|| |
Develop or implement plans for facility modification or expansion, such as equipment purchase or changes in space allocation or structural design.
Develop and document standard and emergency operating procedures for receiving, handling, storing, shipping, or salvaging products or materials.
Interview, select, and train warehouse and supervisory personnel.
Plan, develop, or implement warehouse safety and security programs and activities.
Prepare and manage departmental budgets.
Track and trace goods while they are en route to their destinations, expediting orders when necessary.
Schedule or monitor air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of products or materials.
Issue shipping instructions and provide routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
Review invoices, work orders, consumption reports, or demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments.
Respond to customers' or shippers' questions and complaints regarding storage and distribution services.
Inspect physical conditions of warehouses, vehicle fleets, or equipment and order testing, maintenance, repairs, or replacements.
|Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates||Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others||Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.|
|Making Decisions and Solving Problems||Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.|
|Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships||Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.|
|Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates||Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.|
|Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work||Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.|
|Interacting With Computers||Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.|
|Administration and Management||Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.|
|Transportation||Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.|
|Personnel and Human Resources||Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.|
|Mathematics||Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.|
|Customer and Personal Service||Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.|
|English Language||Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.|
|Production and Processing||Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.|
|Economics and Accounting||Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.|
|Oral Comprehension||The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.|
|Oral Expression||The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.|
|Written Comprehension||The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.|
|Speech Clarity||The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.|
|Written Expression||The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.|
|Problem Sensitivity||The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.|
|Speech Recognition||The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.|
|Near Vision||The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).|
|Speaking||Talking to others to convey information effectively.|
|Active Listening||Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|
|Critical Thinking||Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.|
|Coordination||Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.|
|Complex Problem Solving||Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.|
|Management of Personnel Resources||Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.|
|Reading Comprehension||Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.|