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"Logistician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

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.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Logistician"

1) 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.

2) Develop an understanding of customers' needs, and take actions to ensure that such needs are met.

 

3) Explain proposed solutions to customers, management, or other interested parties through written proposals and oral presentations.

4) Maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer's key personnel involved in or directly relevant to a logistics activity.

5) Manage subcontractor activities, reviewing proposals, developing performance specifications, and serving as liaisons between subcontractors and organizations.

 

6) Protect and control proprietary materials.

7) Review logistics performance with customers against targets, benchmarks and service agreements.

8) Support the development of training materials and technical manuals.

9) Develop and implement technical project management tools such as plans, schedules, and responsibility and compliance matrices.

10) Develop proposals that include documentation for estimates.

11) Direct and support the compilation and analysis of technical source data necessary for product development.

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12) Direct availability and allocation of materials, supplies, and finished products.

13) Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources.

14) Manage the logistical aspects of product life cycles, including coordination or provisioning of samples, and the minimization of obsolescence.

 

15) Participate in the assessment and review of design alternatives and design change proposal impacts.

16) Perform system life-cycle cost analysis, and develop component studies.

17) Plan, organize, and execute logistics support activities such as maintenance planning, repair analysis, and test equipment recommendations.

18) Provide project management services, including the provision and analysis of technical data.

19) Redesign the movement of goods in order to maximize value and minimize costs.

20) Report project plans, progress, and results.

21) Stay informed of logistics technology advances, and apply appropriate technology in order to improve logistics processes.

Job Description for "Logistician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Logistician"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  13-1081.00


 

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