Warehouse and Distribution Career Guide

01 March

Are you looking to work in an industry that offers you the opportunity to receive on-the-job training as well as options for Career Development? Then, why not consider a job in the Warehouse and Distribution industry?

Warehouse and Distribution jobs

A job in Warehouse and Distribution will mean you play an essential role in the logistics supply chain, keeping the country running smoothly. The role may include packing orders and supplying food for supermarkets, as well as overseeing the transport of products to where they need to be.

This sector is rapidly growing, creating thousands of jobs and providing excellent job security. In addition, a career in the Warehouse and Distribution industry also offers many opportunities for career development.

Types of duties include

–Receiving goods and storing them
–Checking for damaged or missing items
–Moving stock (either by hand or with equipment/ machinery)
–Packing and wrapping goods
–Loading goods for dispatch
–Keeping stock records
–Maintaining a clean and tidy warehouse

Desirable skills or experience

There are no specific qualifications that are required but employers may ask for GCSEs at grade 4 (C) in English and Maths (or equivalent). Most employers also don’t ask for previous experience from candidates, instead, they offer on-the-job training to support you as you start your career in warehousing.

Career path and progression

There are many opportunities to move into senior management positions within the sector. By gaining relevant experience and professional qualifications, you have the opportunity to become a;

–Team Leader
–Shift Supervisor
–Forklift Truck Driver
–Transport Manager
–Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Jobs Near Me

Are you thinking about taking a leap into a new sector? Start your career in Warehouse and Distribution today! View our latest Warehouse jobs here.

Find out which companies are hiring in your area and discuss your options with one of our professional Consultants by booking your career MOT today. Contact us or email jobs@halesgroup.co.uk


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