1523- Production logistics co-ordinators

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Production logistics co-ordinators

Job Description: 

Production logistics co-ordinators co-ordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within an establishment, prepare work and production schedules and monitor the progress of production and construction projects. They are employed by manufacturing and construction companies, printing and publishing companies and other industrial establishments.

Main Duties: 

Production logistics co-ordinators perform some or all of the following duties:

Compile detailed worksheets and specifications from customer's order
Estimate type and quantity of materials and labour required for production, construction and other projects
Consult with production supervisor to schedule production runs in a cost and time-efficient manner
Meet regularly with other production clerks, warehouse, production and construction supervisors and purchasing and inventory clerks to co-ordinate activities between warehouses and production floors or construction sites
Co-ordinate 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 maintain various reports on the progress of work, materials used, rates of production and other production information, using manual or computerized systems.

Employment Requirements: 

Completion of secondary school is usually required and college may be required.
Previous clerical experience or experience as a production worker may be required.

Additional Inormation: 

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Purchasing and inventory control workers (1524)
Shippers and receivers (1521)
Storekeepers and partspersons (1522)
Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (1215)

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Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X