Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2017-2019)
Minimum 15.00$
Median 22.60$
Maximum 40.87$
Job prospect
(2019-2023)
Employment in 2018
14,000
Skill level
Technical (usually a college or secondary school vocational diploma)

Nature of work

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Shippers and Receivers (1521), Storekeepers and Partspersons (1522), Production Logistics Co-ordinators (1523), Purchasing and Inventory Control Workers (1524), Dispatchers (1525) and Transportation Route and Crew Schedulers (1526). They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Main duties

  • Supervisors in this unit group perform 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
  • - Continued…
  • - 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.

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