Logistics Engineers


Design or analyze operational solutions for projects such as transportation optimization, network modeling, process and methods analysis, cost containment, capacity enhancement, routing and shipment optimization, or information management.
Also called: Logistics Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Systems Engineer

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • product and service development
  • computers and electronics
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Minitab
  • Reliass EAGLE
    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Logistics management information LMI database software
  • Warehouse management system WMS
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Oracle Hyperion
  • SAP

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    associate's degree
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