Logisticians


Analyze and coordinate the logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.
Also called: Logistician, Logistics Team Lead, Supervisory Supply Management Specialist, Supportability Engineer

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • management
  • customer service
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • SAP
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Structured query language SQL
    Project management software
  • Microsoft Project
  • Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

Education:

    bachelor's degree
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