About This Career
Logistics Managers manage logistics personnel and systems, as well as direct daily operations. They plan, direct and coordinate with purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service and planning services. This management role is best suited to professionals who are extremely organized, analytical and possess strong negotiating skills.
Education: A post-secondary diploma or degree in business administration, commerce or economics is typically required, along with several years of experience in Supply Chain Logistics or Distribution. Sufficient experience may offset the formal education requirements
Employment: This occupation is found in onshore and offshore environments and is typically employed in the exploration and production (E&P) and oil sands, oil and gas services and pipeline sectors.
Example titles: Global Logistics Manager, Integrated Logistics Programs Director, Logistics Solution Manager, Supply Chain Logistics Manager, Contract Manager
As Canada prepares for the launch of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, this occupation will play a key role in:
- LNG facility operations
- LNG export facility construction
- Natural gas pipeline construction
When the LNG industry takes off, you can be a part of the action!
Mild Physical Activity
Some Overtime Required
Business and Operations Support
Oil and gas services
Exploration and production
- Post-secondary diploma
- Post-secondary degree