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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 (2014-2024) 449
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 9.22 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Problem-solving
Integrity
Decision-making
Creativity
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Written Communication
Organization
Leadership
Professionalism
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

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

Thinking Creatively

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

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

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

Getting Information

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


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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
Forecasting
Budgeting
Demand Planning
Security Clearance
Commodity Management



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