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Logisticians
District Of Columbia

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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.

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Currently Employed: 1,040

Projected Annual Job Openings: 30

Typical Hourly Wage: $37.17 - $58.34

Typical Annual Salary: $77,300 - $121,300

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer's key personnel involved in or directly relevant to a logistics activity.
  • Develop an understanding of customers' needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met.
  • Direct availability and allocation of materials, supplies, and finished products.
  • Collaborate with other departments as necessary to meet customer requirements, to take advantage of sales opportunities or, in the case of shortages, to minimize negative impacts on a business.
  • Protect and control proprietary materials.
  • Review logistics performance with customers against targets, benchmarks and service agreements.
  • Develop and implement technical project management tools such as plans, schedules, and responsibility and compliance matrices.
  • Manage subcontractor activities, reviewing proposals, developing performance specifications, and serving as liaisons between subcontractors and organizations.
  • Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources.
  • Report project plans, progress, and results.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • High capacity removable media drives
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Semiconductor testers

Technology:
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Inventory management software
  • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Procurement software
  • Project management software

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