Job description Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in the Ottawa Region

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 13201).

Production and transportation logistics coordinators


Production logistics coordinators coordinate and expedite the flow of work within an establishment, prepare work and production schedules and monitor the progress of production and construction projects. Transportation logistics coordinators coordinate and monitor the movement of products and ensure that products are shipped and received on schedule. They are employed by manufacturing and construction companies and other industrial establishments.

Job duties

Here are some of the main activities and tasks that Production and transportation logistics coordinators have to perform, and some of the physical demands they involve:

  • Production logistics coordinators
  • Plan and oversee operational logistics of supply-chain work units or departments
  • Consult with production supervisor to schedule production runs in a cost and time-efficient manner
  • Communicate regularly with other production coordinators, warehouse, production and construction supervisors and purchasing and inventory clerks to coordinate activities between warehouses, production floors, construction sites or other supply chain work units or departments
  • Maintains inventory of materials and parts needed to complete production
  • Prepare and maintain various reports on the progress of work, materials used, rates of production and other production information, using manual or computerized systems.
  • Transportation logistics coordinators
  • Coordinate and monitor logistics of the movement of parts, supplies and materials within an establishment and ensure that supplies, materials and products are shipped and received on schedule
  • Prepare and process all customs documents for International & U.S. shipments.

Related job titles

Here are some other related job titles that are found in the same occupational category (NOC 13201), and a list of similar occupations:

  • dispatch logistician
  • freight forwarding logistician
  • production coordinator
  • production scheduler
  • supply chain coordinator - production
  • supply control coordinator

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Sources Occupational and Skills Information System & National Occupational Classification

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