sorting manager: job, tasks and salary

Roles and tasks of the sorting manager

The role of a sorting manager is essential to ensure that product sorting operations run smoothly. The main tasks of a sorting manager are :

Supervise the sorting of finished products and ensure their quality.

Manage stocks: check that products are properly packaged and that orders are dispatched.

Monitor the processing of non-compliant products.

Ensure that current quality and hygiene standards are maintained.

Ensure the safety of operators and products.

Implement procedures and methods to improve productivity and work quality.

To draw up reports and performance indicators to improve sorting processes.

Ensure that all sorting staff are trained in procedures and safety.

Participate in meetings and internal audits.

Establish and maintain professional relationships with suppliers.

The Sorting Manager is responsible for the quality and safety of finished products and contributes to maintaining high quality standards, reducing costs and improving the efficiency of sorting operations. He or she is responsible for achieving productivity and quality targets and for ensuring that sorting staff are trained and comply with rules and procedures.

Salary and career development of a sorting manager

The salary of a sorting manager varies greatly depending on the level of experience and skills required for the job. The specific tasks depend on the workplace and the type of products processed. However, a sorting manager can expect a gross annual salary of between €25,000 and €75,000, depending on experience. Here is a list of gross annual salary trends in France for a sorting manager, broken down by years of experience:

0 to 2 years: between €25,000 and €50,000

2 to 5 years: between 50,000 and 70,000 euros

5 to 10 years: between 70,000 and 90,000 euros

10 to 15 years: between 90,000 and 110,000 euros

More than 15 years: between 110,000 and 150,000 euros

In terms of career development, a sorting manager can aim for other jobs in line with his or her skills. Here are a few examples of careers that could enable them to progress:

Logistics manager

Production manager

Quality manager

Logistics systems engineer

Purchasing manager

Advantages and disadvantages of being a sorting manager


Helping to protect the environment by selecting and recycling waste.

Working both indoors and outdoors, offering a change of setting and working environment.

Opportunity to work with different people and share knowledge and information about environmental protection.

Opportunity to work with innovative waste recovery technologies.

Good pay and benefits in stable and secure jobs.


Working in difficult and sometimes dangerous conditions.

Working in a noisy and dirty environment.

Contaminated by chemicals and toxic waste.

Variable and often very long working hours.

Difficult interactions with people who do not respect environmental rules and laws.

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