Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215)

High opportunity occupation

About this job

Supervisors in this group:

They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Common job titles
  • clerks - production planning
  • clerks - scheduling
  • co-ordinator, purchasing & inventory
  • cross dock
  • dispatcher, head
  • export / import traffic


Supervisors in this group:

  • coordinate, assign and review the work of clerks that work in shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and maintaining inventories of parts and products
  • process purchasing transactions and coordinate work
  • dispatch crews and schedule transportation crews and routes
  • operate airport ramp servicing vehicles
  • set up work schedules and procedures and coordinate activities with other departments
  • solve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • order supplies and materials
  • make sure computer systems and equipment run smoothly, including overseeing maintenance
  • may perform the same duties as workers supervised

Work environment

Work typically takes place in an indoor environment.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to financial management positions is possible with experience. While these kinds of positions require a high degree of training and qualifications, workers must continually update their skills and pursue professional development.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.