Logistics engineers are in charge of planning and coordinating all logistics operations for their organization. They are responsible for engineering logistics processes, ensuring they use fewer company resources while increasing profitability. They use innovative methods to increase efficiency in areas such as transportation costs and time. They process logistics information in a variety of formats, including written reports, graphs, and raw data. They also work with other engineers, exchanging project information to optimize logistics processes.
Logistics Engineer Tasks
Conduct time studies and evaluate results, changing process, or layout to improve performance.
Develop and train staff in standard procedures in using workspaces.
Evaluate and improve layout for location and flow of work areas, including materials and people.
Create and evaluate software, tracking technology, and network models to improve efficiency.