What does a Warehouse Manager do?

Warehouse managers supervise the receipt, dispatching, and storage of a company's incoming and outgoing goods and supplies. They are responsible for monitoring warehouse staff, vehicles, and other equipment and oversee the security, sanitation, and administrative functions of the warehouse where they are employed.

Warehouse managers are responsible for implementing the company’s operational policies and procedures and implement and oversee security operations in the day-to-day running of the warehouse. They ensure employees are conducting effective and safe use of the warehouse equipment in addition to ensuring safety of all staff. They are responsible for the motivation and discipline of staff and for maintaining documentation and keeping accurate records of warehouse activities. If needed, they assist with deliveries and the monitoring of the condition and location of the vehicle fleet. They will also meet with shipping carriers and sales representatives to place orders and maintain inventory objectives. Warehouse managers need a high school diploma or equivalency, such as the GED.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Warehouse Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£29,980 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£19K
Median: £30K
£47K
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Warehouse Manager Career Path

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Warehouse Manager
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Warehouse Manager Insights

Read what Warehouse Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
AWISCOAWISCO
Warehouse Manager
8 Nov 2020

“They make work fun and are great friends that I will always enjoy working with.”

Smithfield FoodsSmithfield Foods
Warehouse Supervisor
14 Mar 2021

“Good pay close to home”

SAF-HOLLANDSAF-HOLLAND
Warehouse Supervisor
2 Feb 2021

“Very good in work and life balance”

Shippers Warehouse
Warehouse Supervisor
29 Apr 2021

“it have a good work balance and many cases that improve our self”

Hana Water
Warehouse Supervisor
23 Jul 2020

“Best place to work and gain good knowledge”

BootsBoots
Warehouse Operations Supervisor
21 Dec 2020

“it is good pay 10.50 per hour employees are good”

Menasha CorporationMenasha Corporation
Warehouse Manager
20 Oct 2019

“Pay is not equal to the responsibility and the company expectations of the role.”

Martin-BrowerMartin-Brower
Warehouse Lead
26 Aug 2019

“Incentive pay was good.”

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