Occupation Profile for Storage and Distribution Managers

Plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing and distributing materials and products.

 
 
 

 
 
Sample Job Titles
Cold Storage Supervisor
Customer Service Manager
Dispatch Manager
Dispatcher
Distribution Center Manager
Distribution Coordinator
Distribution Manager
Head of Import Coordination and Production
Head of Physical Distribution and Logistics
Import Coordinator
Import Export Manager
Import Manager
Import-Export Agent
Importer Exporter
International Trade Specialist
Load Out Supervisor
Locker Operator
Logistics Manager
Logistics Supervisor
Logistics Supply Officer
Manager, Bulk Plant
Manager, Parking Garage
Manager, Parking Lot
Manager, Station
Manager, Storage
Manager, Substation
Manager, Telegraph Office
Manager, Warehouse
Operations Manager
Print Traffic Manager
Receiving Manager
Shipping Coordinator
Shipping Manager
Shipping Receiving Manager
Shipping Supervisor
Stores Supervisor
Superintendent, Ammunition Storage
Superintendent, Compressor Stations
Superintendent, Distribution
Superintendent, Marine Oil Terminal
Superintendent, Measurement
Superintendent, Pipelines
Superintendent, Water and Sewer Systems
Supervisor, Building
Supervisor, Sewer System
Supervisor, Waterworks
Supply Controller
Supply Officer
Supply Requirements Officer
Warehouse Foreman
Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
Warehouse Supervisor
Warehouse/Distribution Manager
Warehouser

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Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Supplemental — Arrange for storage facilities when required.
  • Supplemental — Examine products or materials to estimate quantities or weight and type of container required for storage or transport.
  • Supplemental — Negotiate with carriers, warehouse operators and insurance company representatives for services and preferential rates.
  • Core — Develop and implement plans for facility modification or expansion, such as equipment purchase or changes in space allocation or structural design.
  • Core — Supervise the activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing, testing, and shipping products or materials.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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