Job description Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician near Edmonton (AB)

Find out what work is like for a distribution and transport logistics technician in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215).

Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations

Description

Supervisors of supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following minor group: Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (152). They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and maintaining inventories of materials, parts and products; processing purchasing transactions; co-ordinating production work; dispatching crews; scheduling transportation crews and routes; operating airport ramp servicing vehicles; and other related activities
  • Plan, organize and oversee operational logistics of the organization, establish work schedules and procedures, resolve work-related issues, prepare and submit progress and other reports and co-ordinate activities with other supply-chain work units or departments
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems, equipment and machinery and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Job titles

  • head dispatcher
  • head shipper
  • inventory control supervisor
  • supply control co-ordinator
  • production clerks supervisor
  • ramp services supervisor - airport
  • supervisor, receiving
  • parts service supervisor
  • dispatch logistician
  • logistics supervisor - transportation
  • freight forwarding logistician
  • flight crew scheduling supervisor

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