Logisticians :

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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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $65,950.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,291
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.97 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business or organizational operating practices or procedures
Develop financial analysis methods
Analyze business or financial data
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Analyze organizational workflows
Analyze logistics processes
Analyze sales activities or trends
Forecast phenomena based on statistical or mathematical research data
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Assess the cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services
Perform cost benefit analysis
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Analyze industry trends
Investigate alternative logistical or transportation methods or routes to reduce environmental impact

Thinking Creatively

Develop purchasing policies or procedures
Develop records management systems
Establish organizational guidelines or policies
Develop business, financial, or operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop management control systems
Develop safety procedures and regulations
Develop complex computer databases
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Write business project or bid proposals
Apply mathematical models of financial or business conditions
Develop sustainable business strategies or practices
Develop business or financial information systems

Getting Information

Collect statistical data
Obtain information about goods or services
Conduct organizational studies
Review engineering data or reports
Obtain approval for project plans
Conduct business, market, or managerial research
Locate sources of supply for purchasing
Calculate data to inform organizational operations
Study time, motion, or work methods of workers

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate demand for products or services
Estimate time or monetary resources needed to complete projects
Estimate transportation related project costs
Estimate costs of goods or services
Convert design specifications to cost estimates
Estimate project material requirements
Estimate transportation or shipping related project material requirements

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Production Planning
Project Management
Demand Planning
Security Clearance
Commodity Management

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