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Logistics Roles in Manufacturing

Is a career in logistics right for you?

Learn more about these roles in the manufacturing industry!

LOGISTICS ROLES

The ideal personality for a role in logistics is a planner. They are highly disciplined, organized, and timely. They avoid risk, are pragmatic, and have great memorization skills.

A logistics team member knows many people in the organization, how the organization fits together, and is able to navigate the organization quickly to resolve issues. They are critical to be able to anticipate customer needs and deliver on time. They are also wonderful process improvement advocates as they are the first line of defense in eliminating waste in material and time.

A career in logistics is a focused career that involves warehouse and distribution centers that can be physical in nature. Within customer service, the position can require sitting and talking for long periods of time, and requires patience and problem solving skills.

In manufacturing logistics, there are the following roles:

TITLE DESCRIPTION MIN. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT AVERAGE EARNINGS
Warehouse Material Handler Warehouse Material Handlers move products, merchandise, stock or other materials to and from production or storage areas, loading docks and delivery trucks, either manually or with motorized equipment, such as forklifts. They work throughout many supply chains, including manufacturing and production, shipping, storage, and receiving. The work may involve feeding or removing material to and from machines, and cleaning vehicles.
Logistics Receiving Manages the shipment and receipt of all products, materials, and supplies. Collaborates and communicates with logistics technicians, customer service representatives, service providers, and others involved in the shipment and receipt of products. Hourly
$10 - $20
per hour
depending on experience and full or part time position.
Hourly
$10 - $20
per hour
depending on experience and full or part time position.
Pulls and packs product based on daily orders. Meets specifics of customer orders in a timely manner. Keeps products separated, organized and in good rotation. Monitors product quality frequently, reporting problems to mitigate safety issues. Hourly
$12 - $16
per hour
depending on experience and full or part time position.
Logistics Team Lead / Supervisor
Logistics Engineer
Warehouse / Physical Logistics Manager
Customer Service Representative Customer service representatives are responsible for engaging with customers on behalf of the organization. Their duties include answering phone calls or emails from customers to answer questions, participating in meetings with the customer service team to discover new communication tactics, and maintaining expert knowledge about company products or services to best help customers. The customer service representative manages the customer expectations and is the advocate for the customer into the organization. Bachelor's degree, high level of communication skills, able to work with Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to multi-task is a plus. Annual Salary
35,000 - 70,000
Customer Service Manager Responsible to manage the customer service group of the organization, provide superb customer service by leading and motivating the customer service team, developing and managing best-in-class processes and procedures, and creating customer satisfaction goals. 3-5 years of previous customer service experience, and supervisory experience required. Bachelor's degree, high level of communication skills, able to work with Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to multi-task is required. Annual Salary
50,000 - 100,000
Materials Planner / Buyer
Production Planner
Materials and Production Planner Manager