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Logisticians - 13-1081.00

O*NET-SOC Description

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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Integrated Logistics Support Manager (ILS Manager)
  • Logistician
  • Logistics Team Lead
  • Production Planner

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Collaborate with other departments as necessary to meet customer requirements, to take advantage of sales opportunities or, in the case of shortages, to minimize negative impacts on a business.
  • Develop an understanding of customers' needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met.
  • Develop and implement technical project management tools such as plans, schedules, and responsibility and compliance matrices.
  • Develop proposals that include documentation for estimates.
  • Direct and support the compilation and analysis of technical source data necessary for product development.
  • Direct availability and allocation of materials, supplies, and finished products.
  • Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources.
  • Explain proposed solutions to customers, management, or other interested parties through written proposals and oral presentations.
  • Maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer's key personnel involved in or directly relevant to a logistics activity.
  • Manage subcontractor activities, reviewing proposals, developing performance specifications, and serving as liaisons between subcontractors and organizations.
  • Manage the logistical aspects of product life cycles, including coordination or provisioning of samples, and the minimization of obsolescence.
  • Participate in the assessment and review of design alternatives and design change proposal impacts.
  • Perform system life-cycle cost analysis and develop component studies.
  • Plan, organize, and execute logistics support activities such as maintenance planning, repair analysis, and test equipment recommendations.
  • Protect and control proprietary materials.
  • Provide project management services, including the provision and analysis of technical data.
  • Redesign the movement of goods to maximize value and minimize costs.
  • Report project plans, progress, and results.
  • Review logistics performance with customers against targets, benchmarks and service agreements.
  • Stay informed of logistics technology advances and apply appropriate technology to improve logistics processes.
  • Support the development of training materials and technical manuals.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on analytical techniques.
  • Allocate physical resources within organizations.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Analyze logistics processes.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Coordinate logistics or other business operations.
  • Coordinate regulatory documentation activities.
  • Develop business or financial information systems.
  • Develop business relationships.
  • Develop financial or business plans.
  • Develop training materials.
  • Measure effectiveness of business strategies or practices.
  • Prepare proposal documents.
  • Present business-related information to audiences.
  • Report information to managers or other personnel.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Update professional knowledge.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Acquisition Logistics Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Acquisition Professional Candidate (Marine Corps - Warrant Officer only)
  • AIRSpeed Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Aviation Logistician (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Aviation Logistics (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aviation Overhaul Schedules Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Basic Aviation Logistics Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Basic Distribution Management Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Colonel, Logistician (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • CWO - Civil Engineer Corps (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • CWO - Explosive Ordnance Disposal (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • CWO - Special Warfare Combatant-Craft (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • CWO - Supply Corps (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Designated Project Integrated Logistics Systems Coordinator (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Distribution Management Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Logistics Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Expeditionary Force Logistic Support - Deployed (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Expeditionary Force Logistic Support - Not Deployed (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fuel Logistics Planning Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Health Services Materiel (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Civil Engineer Corps (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Explosive Ordnance Disposal (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Supply Corps (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, ABM (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Helicopter or EWO (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Tactical Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Commander, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Logistics Plans (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Plans Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Logistics Plans Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Logistics Plans Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Logistics Plans Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Logistics Readiness (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, ABM (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Helicopter or EWO (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Tactical Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Readiness, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Logistics Support Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Logistics/ Mobility Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance and Munitions Materiel Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Maintenance Management (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Material Management Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Naval Engineering Logistics Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • RL - Special Duty - Merchant Marine, Deck (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • SC - Civil Engineer Corps (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • SC - Supply Corps Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Senior Noncommissioned Logistician (Army - Enlisted)
  • Special Warfare Boat Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Supply Logistics Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Surface Munitions Project Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Transportation Logistics Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • URL - Special Operations (EOD/DIV/SAL/EOM) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Vehicle Management and Analysis Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Vehicle Management and Analysis Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Vehicle Management and Analysis Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Vehicle Management and Analysis, Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Weapons and Tactics Instructor-Aviation Logistician (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Weapons Logistics Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

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