Supply Chain Managers

Occupation Information table
Overview: Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.
Duties: Determine appropriate equipment and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials. Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, controlling inventory, warehousing, or receiving. Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution. Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality. Implement new or improved supply chain processes to improve efficiency or performance. Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance. Confer with supply chain planners to forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials or products.
Degree(s): A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration 
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing) 
Job Outlook:
Starting Salary: The mean salary for supply chain managers is $78,680
Education Level: The typical training required for this career is generally a High School Degree or GED Certificate.

* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .

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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.