Supervisor, Warehouse In-charge, Logistics Supervisor, Store In-charge, Warehouse Operator

Minimum Preferably Diploma (any discipline, Engineering, Arts, Commerce)

Certified training for Warehouse Supervisor (programme aligned to LSC/Q2307 released by Logistics Skill Council)

Freshers may apply

The tasks a Warehouse Supervisor is expected to perform include: Collecting information lists and relevant documents

Scheduling activities and allocating tasks

Maintaining general safety and discipline

Monitoring loading and unloading activity and inventory stored in the warehouse

Identifying and resolving warehouse activity-related problems

Checking whether quarantine has been done accurately

Performing end of day activities like updating status, reporting to management and preparing for next day?s activity

Detailed knowledge of all activities being undertaken in a warehouse

Knowledge of packing materials that can be used for components of different products

Knowledge of product labels to be pasted on each kit and technical specifications of goods Knowledge of the possible difficulties in each warehousing activity and quick fixes for minor issues

Knowledge of workplace hazards and safety operating practices

Trained in planning and scheduling activities

Time management skills

Organisational skills

Communication skills

Analytical thinking skills

Motivational skills

Observation skills

Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

Work from home is not available

Part-time work is not available

Travelling is not required

The job involves team handling

Working hours

Working is generally 5/6 days a week and a minimum of 8 hours a day

Shift system is available Overtime, extended working hours and working on holidays occur occasionally

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

Occupational Hazards

Injury while handling sharp and heavy objects, pallet trolleys, etc. may occur while working in a warehouse

Health Risks

Exposure to harmful materials, chemicals, gases, etc. may cause respiratory and other disorders

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per monthFor candidates with upto 2 yearsexperience - INR 10,000 to INR 12,500 per monthFor candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 12,500 to INR 50,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Warehousing Industry in India

The warehousing industry in India is currently valued at INR 745bn (FY 2013) and has been growing at ~15% for the last 3 years. ValueNotes estimates that the industry will grow at a rate of 18% till 2017.

The unorganised sector will continue to dominate, accounting for around 90% of the industry by 2015. Of the organised sector, the industrial segment will constitute a higher share of warehousing demand, viz. engineering, pharmaceutical and electronicgoods.

India Logistics Future Trends

There have been several key indicators to the future trend in the Indian logistics sector. The demand for logistics services has been largely driven by the remarkable growth of the Indian economy. Logistics spend in India is estimated to be around 13 per cent of the GDP, which is comparatively higher than other developed countries.

Logistic companies and companies that have warehouses generally have vacancies for Warehouse Supervisors

Ports, cargo, shipping, airline, automotive, etc. are some industries and areas that have vacancies for Warehouse Supervisors

Vacancies are located across the country

The vacancies increase in cities with ports and major airports

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai, Cochin, Chennai, Delhi/NCR, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Baroda are some of the main cities with the requirements

Will be updated

Indian Institute of Logistics

No 6, Esplanade, 2nd floor,Southern India Chamber of Commerce Building,Chennai - 600 108.Ph:044-25345013 / 14Ph:044-64613944 / 55

Confederation of Indian Industry Institute of Logistics10th Floor, IIT Madras Research Park,Kanagam Road, Taramani,Chennai 600113Tamil Nadu, India

Phone:044 4292 8900

Indian Institute of Materials Management

Plot Nos. 102 & 104, Sector - 15, Institutional Area

CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai - 400614Phone (022) 27571022Education Wing (022) 27565592E-mail :

Colleges across the country offering Diploma in Engineering, Arts, Commerce, etc.