Storage and Distribution Managers :

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

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $84,660.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,512
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 9.59 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Following Directions
Written Communication
Time Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor public transportation and transit systems operation
Monitor project risk mitigation plan
Measure internal and external transportation, delivery, or distribution performance
Monitor loading processes to ensure procedural compliance
Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Examine financial records to ensure compliance with policies or regulations
Monitor repairs or maintenance to enforce standards
Monitor activities of individuals to ensure safety or compliance with rules
Monitor organizational compliance with regulations
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor project scope guidelines
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Monitor facilities or operational systems
Monitor transportation or shipping related equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor organizational procedures to ensure proper functioning
Maintain safe work environment
Monitor performance of others
Monitor variables affecting route activities
Track facility or production costs

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Route freight shipments
Implement company or staff policies
Implement freight shipping or storage procedures
Follow transportation, shipping, or material moving safety procedures and regulations
Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation
Implement transportation changes to reduce environmental impact
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Approve expenditures
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Determine administrative policies or standards
Edit documents for completeness, accuracy, or conformance to standards
Solve administrative problems in the workplace

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Maintain inventory of office supplies
Manage material resources
Maintain parts or equipment inventory
Control organizational, product, or material inventory
Inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies
Monitor resources
Inventory items to be reordered or returned
Develop operational budgets
Manage program or project budgets
Manage inventories or supplies
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Order transportation or shipping related supplies, materials, and equipment
Issue supplies, materials, or equipment

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate demand for products or services
Determine project parameters or specifications
Estimate project labor requirements
Estimate project material requirements
Determine resource needs
Estimate delivery dates
Estimate transportation or shipping related project material requirements
Weigh products or materials to be moved or transported
Employ weighing or measuring devices in transportation
Measure items or parcels
Estimate transportation related project costs

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage project life cycle
Oversee marine cargo handling
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Oversee activities related to dispatching, routing, or tracking transportation vehicles
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Assign work to staff or employees
Supervise transportation, shipping, or material moving personnel
Manage handling of hazardous, toxic, or non-compliant materials

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business or organizational operating practices or procedures
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Analyze financial data or information
Model operational processes
Analyze financial records or reports to determine state of operations
Analyze financial records to improve efficiency
Analyze financial records to improve budgeting or planning
Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities
Analyze forecasting data to improve business decisions

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Professional Services Marketing
Change Management Process
Key Performance Indicators
Negotiation Skills

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