2018 SCALE

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Job Descriptions

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Job Description Logistics Coordinator

Short Description:

Enhance product workflow by analyzing and developing logistics plans that affect production, distribution, and inventory. Create and review procedures for distribution and inventory management to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize cost.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  •  Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices, or orders to verify accuracy.
  • Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, damages, or discrepancies for reporting, accounting, or recordkeeping purposes.
  •  Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, or shipping orders, to route materials.
  • Confer or correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, or nonconformance to specifications.
  • Pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter.
  • Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Deliver or route materials to departments using handtruck, conveyor, or sorting bins.
  • Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.
  •  Determine shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped.
  • Compute amounts, such as space available, shipping, storage, or demurrage charges, using computer or price list.

Skills / Requirements / Qualifications

  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  •  Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Data base user interface and query software — Database software; Microsoft Access; Microsoft SQL Server
  • Electronic mail software — Email software; Microsoft Outlook
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software — Microsoft Dynamics AX; Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne; SAP ERP Operations; Transtek Compass ERP
  • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software — 3PL Central; Four Soft 4S VisiLog; Logisuite Forwarder; Oracle E-Business Suite Logistics
  • Mobile location based services software — Transportation management system TMS software
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel

Job Zones

  • Title: Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
  •  Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
  • Related Experience: Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
  • Job Training: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
  • Job Zone Examples: These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.
  • Specific Vocational Preparation in years: (4.0 to < 6.0)

Job Category

Admin

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