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Warehouse Supervisor

Oversee the management, storage and delivery or stocked items in a warehouse
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What's it like to be a Warehouse Supervisor?

A Warehouse Supervisor is a person who is in charge of maintaining, managing, receiving, packing, storing and delivering stocked items in a warehouse or similar space. Warehouse Supervisors must have excellent oral and written communication skills, in addition to exceptional organisational skills and a comprehensive understanding of stock management finance.

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Tasks and duties

  • Supervising a team of warehouse employees to receive, record and store stock as it is received.
  • Delegating and overseeing duties to ensure that regular inventories are taken and that ordered stock arrives at its destination according to the schedule.
  • Ensuring the warehouse is safely secured, equipment is serviced regularly and documentation is up to date.
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An ability to stay calm under pressure is another trait that is valuable for Warehouse Supervisors to have, as problems and challenges inevitably arise in a workplace that has many moving parts.

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How to become a Warehouse Supervisor


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Formal qualifications are not mandatory to work as a Warehouse Supervisor in Australia as experience in the field is highly regarded. However, some organisations may prefer warehouse supervisors to have post-secondary education or specialist training (e.g. to be able operate a forklift).

  1. Gain warehouse experience in your chosen environment (e.g manufacturing, retail, industry).
  2. Undertake qualifications in the field. This may be in logistics of warehouse operation, such as the Certificate III in Warehousing Operations (TLI31616).
  3. There are multiple opportunities for Warehouse Supervisors who wish to further their career, such as becoming a Warehouse Manager or Operations Manager.

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Latest Warehouse Supervisor reviews

Latest reviews from 16 Warehouse Supervisors surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
Warehousing has always been where I have wanted to work.
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Management
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Transport and Warehousing
The good things
Self autonomy with running the Warehouse, dealing with customers, arranging transport and delivering to customers. My managers work interstate so they rely on the decisions I make using the years of p...
The challenges
Finding like minded people who can work in a similar way.
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May 2021
Warehouse supervisor is an exciting and challenging role
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Management
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Raw materials
The good things
Good team culture, great safety culture, team work, diverse people to work with, challenging, rewarding.
The challenges
Middle management - being pushed and pulled in different directions by superiors. Transport is out of my control.
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