Supply and Distribution Manager - ANZSCO 133611


Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by an organisation.

Skill Level



1. Logistics Manager
2. Logistics Officer (Air Force)
3. Ordnance Corps Officer (Army)
4. Supply Chain Manager
5. Supply Officer (Navy)
5. Transport Corps Officer (Army)

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Skilled Occupations List
2. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
3. RSMS Occupations List

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

1. 1223-11 Supply and Distribution Manager

Group: 1336 Supply and Distribution Managers


plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by organisations


1. determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
2. preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
3. negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
4. monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
5. operating recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
6. liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
7. overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
8. directing staff activities and monitoring their performance

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

1. 133511 Production Manager (Forestry)
2. 133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing)
3. 133513 Production Manager (Mining)