• Operations Manager
• Warehouse Manager
• Warehouse Supervisor
• Warehouse Administrator
• Warehouse Store person
• Distribution Manager
• Health & Safety Manager
• Maintenance Manager
• Inventory Manager
Latest trends in the Warehouse & Distribution sector
$90,000 to $180,000
$65,000 to $85,000
$50,000 to $85,000
$45,000 to $55,000
Warehouse Store person
$35,000 to $45,000
$90,000 to $160,000
Health & Safety Manager
$85,000 to $120,000
$80,000 to $130,000
$70,000 to $110,000
Demand Vs Offer
There is a high demand for talent across the Warehouse & Distribution sector. The growth has been driven by several factors. Unemployment remains at historically low levels. Despite media often reporting a softening in business confidence, we have seen companies confident in growth and to continue to invest in supply chain, procurement, warehouse and Distribution. Businesses have been adding to their procurement teams, often with multiple hires and opportunities have been created due to continued business growth or businesses committing to improving their supply chain performance.
• Auckland central and regions
• Wellington central and regions
• Christchurch central and regions
Popular Industries For Warehouse & Distribution
Nearly every sector from finance to manufacturing, retail and construction will have Warehouse and Distribution staff and will need either one expert or an expert team in place to manage it depending on the size and type of organisation.
There has been a series of significant changes in the ways warehouses, distribution centres and the entire supply chain operate. More facilities and larger spaces have meant a demand for high-speed mobile communications virtually everywhere on or off the floor and new regulations call for more accurate product tracking and tracing. The movement to re-shoring is bringing manufacturing and other business closer to the customer which is creating a need for more efficient and effective cost and labour management.
The importance of logistics and supply chain management has grown significantly so candidates with comprehensive and integrated knowledge of logistics is a strong candidate in the current job market. Warehousing and Distribution staff are needed to support the Supply Chain function in every Industry. Every retail organisation has a supply chain, so this is an area where there are multiple opportunities for employment.
Salt’s advice for getting a new Warehouse & Distribution role
Depending on the business that you are working in different requirements are demanded by employers. Most Warehouse & Distribution roles require excellent oral and written communication skills, numeracy, planning and organisation skills and in some roles people management experience.
There are four key components which should not miss on any Warehouse & Distribution CV: experience, content, delivery and presentation. More precisely, the hard facts about your life (e.g. educational background, work experiences) are crucial for your CV.
Interviews for Warehouse & Distribution jobs usually involve several steps. In the first step, hiring managers tend to have a behavioural interview with jobseekers. If that goes well, you may be invited for further interviews with key decision makers and asked to complete cognitive and personality testing.
The educational requirements can vary by employer and industry. It is beneficial for candidates to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge needed for these roles through work experience. Most organisations request that applicants possess some industry-specific experience related to the products or goods they would be working with, since some industries are highly technical.
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