National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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13201 - Production and transportation logistics coordinators

Production logistics coordinators coordinate and expedite the flow of work within an establishment, prepare work and production schedules and monitor the progress of production and construction projects. Transportation logistics coordinators coordinate and monitor the movement of products and ensure that products are shipped and received on schedule. They are employed by manufacturing and construction companies and other industrial establishments.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • dispatch logistician
    • freight forwarding logistician
    • production coordinator
    • production scheduler
    • supply chain coordinator - production
    • supply control coordinator

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • Production logistics workers (See 14402 Production logistics workers)
    • Purchasing and inventory control workers (See 14403 Purchasing and inventory control workers)
    • Shippers and receivers (See 14400 Shippers and receivers)
    • Storekeepers and partspersons (See 14401 Storekeepers and partspersons)
    • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations (See 12013 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations)
  • Main duties

    This group performs some or all of the following duties:

    Production logistics coordinators

    • Plan, organize and oversee operational logistics of supply-chain work units or departments
    • Consult with production supervisor to schedule production runs in a cost and time-efficient manner
    • Communicate regularly with other production coordinators, warehouse, production and construction supervisors and purchasing and inventory clerks to coordinate activities between warehouses, production floors, construction sites or other supply chain work units or departments
    • Maintains inventory of materials and parts needed to complete production
    • Prepare and maintain various reports on the progress of work, materials used, rates of production and other production information, using manual or computerized systems.

    Transportation logistics coordinators

    • Coordinate 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 process all customs documents for International & U.S. shipments.
  • Employment requirements

    • Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years in Business or Supply Chain Management or extensive experience as a dispatcher, production clerk or scheduling clerk is usually required.
  • Additional information

    • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
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