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Become A Logistics Operator

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Working As A Logistics Operator

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Make Decisions

  • $74,260

    Average Salary

What Does A Logistics Operator Do At Pinnacle Foods

* Manage and maintain timely updates of model data for reliable analysis of opportunities.
* Collaborate closely with Transportation, Warehousing operations to identify and test opportunities for modeling
* Network Modeling and scenario running to determine short and long term cost savings and service opportunities
* Model impacts of transportation and market conditions
* Work with Procurement on the lowest landed cost selection criteria for co-manufacturers and supplier shipping origins
* Assist with Scenario building for consolidation manufacturing/distribution/transportation locations or additional locations to support the business and service levels.
* Work Cross
* Functionally with Manufacturing, Distribution and Transportation to maintain rates and industry benchmarks
* Participate in cross-functional projects that help to drive service and efficiency in Logistics.
* Evaluate other network/customer programs to ensure efficiency, drive Direct Plant shipments, most cost effective terms of sale for outbound and inbound shipments, CPU or PPD

What Does A Logistics Operator Do At Avnet, Inc.

* Principal Responsibilities:
* Fulfills orders from stored inventory meeting customer requirements and inspection/testing processes.
* Ships orders within time commitments in the most cost effective manner.
* Completes all documentation and computes freight charges accurately.
* Communicates with customer regarding any fulfillment issues or problems.
* Receives, unpacks, and inspects incoming materials and product, and verifies against written orders.
* Returns defective materials.
* Manages inventory through periodic and special inventory counts, reconciles discrepancies, and ensures accuracy.
* Ensures documentation is complete, accurate and processed appropriately.
* Plans, develops and/or implements quality assurance procedures.
* Evaluates quality deviations to determine cause, effect, and corrective measures.
* Surveys customers periodically regarding accuracy, quality, efficiency, adherence to specifications and overall customer experience.
* Ensures work area is well maintained and in compliance with all safety regulations and department policies including ESD requirements.
* Ensures equipment is safe, in good repair, functioning appropriately and calibrated to be in full compliance with required military, ISO and other quality standards.
* Participates in the evaluation, recommendation and implementation of new equipment or equipment enhancements.
* Creates, reviews, updates, presents, manages and/or contributes to statistical, narrative, financial regularly scheduled and ad hoc written and oral reports and presentations.
* Assesses productivity measures, identifies trends and monitors department activity.
* Job Level Specifications:
* Manages subordinate managers and/or highly skilled specialists who exercise significant latitude and independence.
* Often oversees one or more departments or related units.
* Establishes operating policies and procedures that affect departments and subordinate work units.
* Interprets company-wide policies and procedures.
* Develops budgets, schedules and performance standards for one or more departments.
* Controls resources and policy formation in area of responsibility.
* Assignments are defined in the form of long-term objectives.
* Decisions are guided by resource availability, functional objectives and independent judgment.
* Interacts frequently with internal and external management and senior level customer representatives.
* Leads meetings and briefings for internal and external representatives.
* Must often coordinate efforts between functional areas or members of an extended project team.
* Decisions have extended impact on the outcomes of multiple departments or units.
* Erroneous decisions or recommendations result in critical delays and modifications to projects or operations, and cause substantial expenditure of additional time, human resources, funds and jeopardize future business activity

What Does A Logistics Operator Do At Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

* Conduct “blind receiving” process to ensure accurate billing/accountability for loads received.
* Handle receiving documentation (manifest, bill of lading) in accordance with established procedures.
* Load trucks/trailers in accordance with applicable documentation and in correct sequence. “Lock” loads as applicable to prevent shifting/falling.
* Update inventory management system(s) to reflect changes in inventory status.
* Build pallets/orders as needed/directed to support successful order fulfillment

What Does A Logistics Operator Do At Andersen Windows and Doors

* Completes work in a self-directed environment with spatial recognition skills.
* Perform more complex troubleshooting within the warehouse management system tools.
* Unload and sorts products from inbound deliveries using warehouse management systems tools ( RF gun, label printer...)
* Picks, pack products (windows, doors, screens...) and stage gated CHEP pallets from products shelves and/or manufacturing lines per customer orders.
* Enters product bar-code, count and other information for shipping label
* Moves product around the warehouse on a cart or PIT
* Replenishes stock on shelving in the warehouse
* Assist other operators complete the necessary work to fulfill business needs
* Use warehouse management system tools including but not limited to RF gun, label printers, PC's....
* Stores products on shelves per operations standards
* Prepares products for shipping
* Operates and maintain PIT equipment per standards
* Perform general housekeeping duties
* Attend and participate in appropriate training and development programs
* Work in a safe manner and follow safety policies.
* Help ensure co-workers are working safely and following safety policies
* Participate in 5S activities
* Participate in kaizen events and sustain improvements made from those events

What Does A Logistics Operator Do At Festo Corporation

* Examines, verifies piece counts, identifies via bar code labeling, logs and distributes all incoming and outgoing material.
* Keypunches and scans bar codes via radio frequency devices or personal computers, all inventory transactions per Festo warehouse management system.
* Selects appropriate cartons and fillers for packaging, inserts items into containers, seals and affixes shipping labels on packed cartons.
* Operates in-house parcel manifest system and carrier computer system to process all outbound shipments per carrier compliance.
* Compares identifying information and quantities on all documentation against the shipment or receipt, counts items for verification, and indicates any discrepancies.
* Assists in rewarehousing inventory to maximize warehouse space.
* Performs cycle counts of inventory per direction of warehouse manager and/or prompt by warehouse management system.
* Route material received from vendors to appropriate stock locations or departments as directed by internal work instructions.
* May perform other duties as assigned by Warehouse Manager or Warehouse Lead

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How To Become A Logistics Operator

A bachelor’s degree is typically required for most positions, although an associate’s degree may be sufficient for some logistician jobs. Industry certification and work experience in a related field is helpful for jobseekers.

Education

Logisticians may qualify for some positions with an associate’s degree. However, as logistics becomes increasingly complex, more companies prefer to hire workers who have at least a bachelor’s degree. Many logisticians have a bachelor’s degree in business, systems engineering, or supply chain management.

Bachelor’s degree programs often include coursework in operations and database management, and system dynamics. In addition, most programs offer courses that train students on software and technologies commonly used by logisticians, such as radio-frequency identification (RFID).

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Although not required, certification can demonstrate professional competence and a broad knowledge of logistics. Logisticians can obtain certification through APICS or the International Society of Logistics (SOLE). To become certified, a logistician typically needs to have a certain amount of education and work experience and to pass an exam.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Prospective logisticians can benefit from previous work experience in a field related to logistics or business. Others gain work experience while serving in the military. Experience allows a worker to learn about products and supply chain processes. Some employers allow applicants to substitute several years of work experience for a degree.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Logisticians need strong communication skills in order to collaborate with colleagues and do business with suppliers and customers.

Critical-thinking skills. Logisticians must develop, adjust, and carry out logistical plans. They often must find ways to reduce costs and improve efficiency.

Organizational skills. Logisticians must be able to perform several tasks at one time, keep detailed records, and simultaneously manage several projects in a fast-paced environment.

Problem-solving skills. Logisticians must handle unforeseen issues, such as delivery problems, and adjust plans as needed to resolve the issues.

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Real Logistics Operator Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Manager Logistics Operations Applied Materials, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Jun 27, 2016 $160,000
Director of Engineering and Logistics Operations Accesso Services LLC Hallandale Beach, FL Oct 06, 2016 $112,500
Principal Analyst, SAP Logistics & Operations Mondelez Global LLC East Hanover, NJ Apr 23, 2015 $107,100
Principal Analyst, SAP Logistics & Operations Mondelez Global LLC East Hanover, NJ Feb 18, 2013 $105,000
Logistics Operations Lead Boxbee, Inc. New York, NY Sep 10, 2014 $100,000
Director of Logistics, US Operations Sunvalleytek International, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Mar 21, 2011 $100,000
Global Order Management/Logistics OPS Project Mana Google Inc. Austell, GA Jul 01, 2012 $87,100
Director of Operations & Logistics Stylend, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 05, 2015 $85,000 -
$95,000
Senior Analyst-Logistics & Operations Agrium Advanced Technologies (U.S.) Holdings Inc. Loveland, CO Sep 13, 2014 $84,500
Logistics Operations Lead Boxbee, Inc. New York, NY Apr 25, 2016 $76,322
Logistics Operations Planner General Mills, Inc. Minneapolis, MN Aug 16, 2016 $74,027 -
$104,000
Manager, Logistics/Value Added Operations Arrow Electronics, Inc. Reno, NV Dec 12, 2009 $66,397
Manager Logistical Operations Serafino Imports LLC West Palm Beach, FL Dec 21, 2010 $57,000
Manager of Logistical Operations Serafino Imports LLC West Palm Beach, FL Dec 15, 2010 $57,000
Administrative Assistant/Logistics Operations Premier Imp & Exp, Inc. Casselberry, FL Sep 10, 2011 $55,536
Air & Ocean Logistics Operations Mainfreight Inc. Carson, CA Jan 09, 2016 $54,413
Air and Ocean Logistics Operations Mainfreight Inc. Carson, CA Sep 15, 2013 $53,123 -
$55,000
Logistics Operations Mainfreight Inc. Carson, CA Jan 01, 2011 $50,000
Logistics and Operations Planner Forest Market, LLC Croton-on-Hudson, NY Oct 21, 2010 $49,253
Logistics and Operations Planner Forest Market, LLC Croton-on-Hudson, NY Oct 29, 2010 $49,253
Logistics and Operations Planner Forest Gourmet Market Inc. Croton-on-Hudson, NY May 08, 2012 $49,253
Logistics and Operations Planner Forest Market, LLC Croton-on-Hudson, NY Oct 01, 2010 $49,253
Logistics and Operations Planner Forest Market, LLC Croton-on-Hudson, NY Oct 14, 2010 $49,253

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Top Skills for A Logistics Operator

ProceduresMilitaryPersonnelSafetyRegulationsLogisticsOperationsFacilityCycleCountsCombatLogisticsSupportVehicleCustomerServiceInventoryManagementAdditionalManagementSystemEmergencyProcessImprovementCustomerSatisfactionHumanResourcesERPDistributionCentersRawMaterials

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Top Logistics Operator Skills

  1. Procedures
  2. Military Personnel
  3. Safety Regulations
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output.
  • Facilitated investigation surrounding counterfeit parts developing plans to train key military personnel in detecting counterfeit parts and purge them supply pool.
  • Adhered to all safety requirements, including Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Monitored logistics operations to ensure proper use of Division resources and compliance with management control systems.
  • Evaluated the consolidation of other division warehouses into the Mundelein facility.

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