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1215 – Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations

Supervisors of supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following minor group: Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (152). They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

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Example titles

  • Dispatch logistician
  • Flight crew scheduling supervisor
  • Freight forwarding logistician
  • Head dispatcher
  • Head shipper
  • Inventory control supervisor
  • Logistics supervisor - transportation
  • Parts service supervisor
  • Production clerks supervisor
  • Ramp services supervisor - airport
  • Receiving supervisor
  • Supply control co-ordinator
Inclusions
  • Guide-operator

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and maintaining inventories of materials, parts and products; processing purchasing transactions; co-ordinating production work; dispatching crews; scheduling transportation crews and routes; operating airport ramp servicing vehicles; and other related activities
  • Plan, organize and oversee operational logistics of the organization, establish work schedules and procedures, resolve work-related issues, prepare and submit progress and other reports and co-ordinate activities with other supply-chain work units or departments
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems, equipment and machinery and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Several years of experience in the occupation supervised are usually required.

Exclusions

  • Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations (1214)

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
1 - Business, finance and administration occupations
Skill level
2 - Occupations usually require college education, specialized training or apprenticeship training
Major group
12 - Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations
Minor group
121 - Administrative services supervisors
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2016
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