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Logistics Engineers
District Of Columbia

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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.

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Currently Employed: 1,011

Projected Annual Job Openings: 40

Typical Hourly Wage: $35.36 - $56.90

Typical Annual Salary: $73,600 - $118,400

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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

  • Review contractual commitments, customer specifications, or related information to determine logistics or support requirements.
  • Determine logistics support requirements, such as facility details, staffing needs, or safety or maintenance plans.
  • Propose logistics solutions for customers.
  • Direct the work of logistics analysts.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of current or future logistical processes.
  • Provide logistics technology or information for effective and efficient support of product, equipment, or system manufacturing or service.
  • Evaluate the use of inventory tracking technology, Web-based warehousing software, or intelligent conveyor systems to maximize plant or distribution center efficiency.
  • Develop logistic metrics, internal analysis tools, or key performance indicators for business units.
  • Analyze or interpret logistics data involving customer service, forecasting, procurement, manufacturing, inventory, transportation, or warehousing.
  • Prepare or validate documentation on automated logistics or maintenance-data reporting or management information systems.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Multimedia projectors
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Special purpose telephones

Technology:
  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Object or component oriented development software
  • Office suite software
  • Project management software

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