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Supply and Distribution Manager

Supply and Distribution Manager

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Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by an organisation.


Tasks Include:


  • 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
Specialisations
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Officer (Air Force)
  • Ordnance Corps Officer (Army)
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Officer (Navy)
  • Transport Corps Officer (Army)
Job prospects for Supply and Distribution Managers in Victoria

Occupation in the Supply and Distribution Managers group include Supply and Distribution Manager

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 8,500 Supply and Distribution Managers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$2,911.10

Hourly earnings
$76.20

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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