Commercial specialists are responsible for preparing operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. They conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies. They also design, evaluate, recommend, and approve changes of forms and reports while analyzing data gathered and developing solutions or alternative methods of proceeding.
Commercial specialists are a type of management analyst who earns an average salary of $61,000 annually or $29 per hour. Their duties include interviewing employees on work methods and unit functions and making recommendations to management about what changes should be made to increase production. They evaluate a company's operating procedures to develop ways to streamline processes while ensuring accurate records management throughout the commercial life cycle.
Commercial specialists typically hold a bachelor's degree in business or a related field. They are expected to have some years of experience as a commercial specialist or in a similar role. Some employers prefer candidates with excellent problem-solving, time-management, and analytical skills.