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1523 – Production logistics co-ordinators

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.


Example titles

  • Expediter
  • Production clerk
  • Production co-ordinator
  • Production scheduler
  • Scheduling clerk
  • Supply chain co-ordinator - production
  • Traffic control clerk
  • Material estimator
  • Traffic clerk - broadcasting

Main duties

This group performs 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 information

  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.


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

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
1 – Business, finance and administration occupations
Skill level
C – Occupations usually require secondary school and/or occupation-specific training.
Major group
15 – Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations
Minor group
152 – Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations
Associated Career Handbook profiles
1523.0 – Production logistics co-ordinators
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