Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and maintaining inventories of materials, parts and products; processing purchasing transactions; co-ordinating production work;
B. Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
C. Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
D. Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
E. Requisition supplies and materials
F. Ensure smooth operation of computer systems, equipment and machinery and arrange for maintenance and repair work
G. May perform the same duties as workers supervised.
1. Wholesale trade - 21.0%
2. Transportation and warehousing - 14.0%
3. Retail trade - 13.0%
4. Food manufacturing - 3.0%
5. Public administration - 3.0%
6. Administrative and support waste management and remediation services - 3.0%
1. Completion of secondary school is usually required.
2. Several years of experience in the occupation supervised are usually required.
3. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 2 in 5 have a community college diploma.
1. Computer-related courses
2. English (Communication)
The average hourly wages for Supervisors, Recording, Distributing and Scheduling Occupations is $18.67/HR, which is close to the average for occupations in the business, finance and administration sector and are close to average for all technical, professional, and skilled occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.