Supply Chain, Tracking and Scheduling Coordination Supervisors

(NOC 1215)

in All Business, Finance, and Administration

Supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination workers supervisors coordinate and supervise the activities of Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling coordination workers. They work throughout the public and private sectors.

Job Outlook

Good

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  • Estimate Moderate growth employment change, 2019-2021
  • Estimate 145 openings due to growth and retirements, 2018-2020
  • Estimate Moderate rate of unemployment in 2019

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

  • Estimate -1305 employment change, 2019-2021
  • Estimate 4210 openings due to growth and retirements, 2018-2020
  • Estimate rate of unemployment not available for these occupation.

The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is “good”, which indicates the chances of a qualified individual finding work is better than average when compared to other occupations in Nova Scotia. This is a moderate sized occupation in Nova Scotia so some job opportunities may occur through turnover. The number employed in this occupation is expected to grow moderately over the next few years, which will likely provide some additional opportunities for employment. With a moderate percent of workers being 55 years of age and older, retirements are expected to contribute somewhat to employment opportunities over the coming years. Supply Chain Tracking and Scheduling Coordination Supervisors most commonly work full-time hours.

The median employment income for 72% of Supply Chain Tracking and Scheduling Coordination Supervisors who worked full-time, year-round in 2015 was $52,121. Across all occupations in Nova Scotia, 59% of those who worked full-time year round had a median employment income of $43,600.
(Source: 2016 Census)

Hourly Pay

$15.00

Minimum

$23.00

Median

$41.35

Maximum

Annual Pay

$18,971

Minimum

$49,182

Median

$77,521

Maximum

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

Hourly Pay

$14.00

Minimum

$27.85

Median

$38.46

Maximum

Annual Pay

$6,754

Minimum

$36,515

Median

$70,271

Maximum

About the job

Nature of work

Supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination workers supervisors coordinate and supervise the activities of Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling coordination workers. They work throughout the public and private sectors.

Job duties

Supervisors in this group:

  • Coordinate, assign and review the work of clerks.
  • Manage the operational logistics of the organization.
  • Create work schedules and procedures.
  • Solve work issues and prepare progress and other reports.
  • Coordinate activities with other supply-chain work units or departments.
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies.
  • Request supplies and materials.
  • Make sure computer systems, equipment and machinery work and arrange for maintenance and repairs.
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Sample job titles

  • dispatch logistician
  • flight crew scheduling supervisor
  • freight forwarding logistician
  • head dispatcher
  • inventory control supervisor
  • logistics supervisor
  • parts service supervisor
  • production clerks supervisor
  • ramp services supervisor
  • receiving supervisor
  • supply control coordinator

Skills

Leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential. You should also have initiative and be able to make decisions and solve problems. Several years of experience in the job supervised are usually required to progress to the supervisory level.

Job requirements

  • High school is required.
  • Several years of experience in the job supervised are usually required.

Other considerations

The duties performed by these supervisors are evolving as new technology is introduced. Supervisors and clerks should be prepared to keep abreast of changing office technology and processes.

By the numbers

Quick look

955

employed in 2016

93.7%

employed full-time

3.1%

self employed

31.4%
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68.6%
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48.1

median age

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

63,775

employed in 2016

78.4%

employed full-time

6.6%

self employed

73.4%
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26.6%
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47.9

median age

Where will I likely work?

62.3%

Halifax

13.6%

Annapolis Valley

12.0%

North Shore

7.3%

Southern

4.7%

Cape Breton

Compared to: All NS Occupations

47.0%

Halifax

15.6%

North Shore

12.9%

Annapolis Valley

12.7%

Cape Breton

11.8%

Southern

Top Industries of Employment

25.6%

Transportation and warehousing

15.9%

Manufacturing

13.1%

Wholesale trade

10.2%

Retail trade

10.2%

Public administration

What is the age of Employment?

31.0%

45-54

23.0%

55-64

22.0%

35-44

20.0%

25-34

2.0%

65+

2.0%

15-24

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

26.3%

45-54

22.6%

55-64

19.4%

35-44

16.7%

25-34

7.5%

65+

Top levels of education

37.7%

High school

$49,778 median annual income
27.7%

College Diploma

$47,553 median annual income
12.0%

Bachelor

$53,101 median annual income
9.4%

Less than high school

$43,713 median annual income
9.4%

Trade Certification

$51,970 median annual income

Compared to: All Business, Finance, and Administration

33.8%

College Diploma

$36,304 median annual income
23.8%

High school

$32,903 median annual income
22.8%

Bachelor

$41,755 median annual income
5.8%

Trade Certification

$34,807 median annual income
4.9%

Less than high school

$23,174 median annual income

Education & training

Adult High School Diploma or Equivalent

High School Program

The Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning (NSSAL) administers, coordinates, and supports the development and delivery of adult education programs through learning partners in Nova Scotia. Our learning partners include the Nova Scotia Community College, Adult High Schools, Université Sainte-Anne, and community-based learning organizations that offer tuition-free programming across the province. NSSAL offers clear, accessible pathways from adult basic education to a high school credential or GED, empowering Nova Scotians to achieve their learning and employment goals.

Institutions providing this program

Universite Sainte-Anne

Pointe-de-l'Église, NS

Nova Scotia Community College - Adult Learning

Various, NS

Adult High Schools

Various, NS

Community Learning Organizations

Various, NS

Logistics and Materials Management

College, Trades, or University Program

These programs prepare students to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling, through internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output. They include courses in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time manufacturing, logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, transportation, quality control, resource estimation and allocation, and budgeting.

Institutions providing this program

Eastern College - Halifax

Halifax, NS

Dalhousie University

Halifax, NS

Cape Breton University

Sydney, NS

Employment requirements & contacts

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