Logistics Engineers

Occupation Information table
Overview: Design or analyze operational solutions for projects such as transportation optimization, network modeling, process and methods analysis, cost containment, capacity enhancement, routing and shipment optimization, or information management.
Duties: Propose logistics solutions for customers. Develop logistic metrics, internal analysis tools, or key performance indicators for business units. Conduct logistics studies or analyses, such as time studies, zero-base analyses, rate analyses, network analyses, flow-path analyses, or supply chain analyses. Identify cost-reduction or process-improvement logistic opportunities. Review contractual commitments, customer specifications, or related information to determine logistics or support requirements. Evaluate effectiveness of current or future logistical processes. Prepare logistic strategies or conceptual designs for production facilities.
Degree(s): A.S. Engineering Science 
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing) 
Job Outlook:
Starting Salary: The mean salary for logistics engineers is $78,680.
Education Level: Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.
 

* 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.