A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:
Buyer/Planner: coordinates activities between purchasing and manufacturing scheduling.
Claims Analyst: performs duties in the risk management process including over, short, and damage incidents and claims.
Customer Service Representative: communicates with customers in order to match customer needs with vehicle and driver availability, deals with customer inquiries, expedites freight, and tracks orders.
Dispatcher: assigns freight to routes, assigns vehicles and routes to drivers, and handles
Inventory Analyst: compiles and manages information of amount, kind, and value of merchandise, material, or stock on hand to obtain optimum inventory balance, price, and costs.
Inventory Control Specialist: coordinates inventory issues with purchasing, production, and marketing; tracks current and forecasted levels of inbound and finished goods inventory.
Logistics Technician: communicates effectively with carriers and customers in 3PL environment, manages trailer needs, provides carrier assignments, monitors and traces customer shipments, and participates in carrier evaluation process.
Materials Planner: coordinates and expedites flow of manufacturing materials, parts, and assemblies with or between departments or plants in accordance with production and shipping schedules.
Master Production Scheduler: creates master production schedule and work orders; establishes priorities for current and forecasted customer demand; establishes availability or capacity of workers, parts, machinery, and equipment.
Purchasing Assistant: performs basic activities related to supplier evaluation and selection, product specifications, order quantities, and delivery requirements.
Shipping and Receiving Specialist: coordinates the flow of raw materials and finished goods to meet production and customer requirements and works with transportation carriers to assure timely and accurate pickup and delivery.
Transportation Planner/Coordinator: interfaces with customers and carriers in resolving pricing and delivery issues in 3PL environment, optimizes order consolidation and carrier selection considering cost, lead time, carrier capacity, and warehouse space constraints.
Warehouse Specialist: manages the flow of inventory into and out of a storage facility or distribution center, and works with owners of the inventory to meet inventory level and customer service needs.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.
• Account Manager
• Logistics Manager
• Materials Manager
• Production and Inventory Control Manager
• Purchasing Manager
• Traffic Manager
• Operations Manager