NOC 14402 – Production logistics workers



Production logistics workers expedite the flow of work and materials within an establishment and prepare merchandise ready for shipment. They are employed by manufacturing and construction companies, printing and publishing companies and other industrial establishments.

  • Progression to coordination positions is possible with experience.

Main Duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Find, sort or move goods between different sections, unit and departments and receive, unpack and track merchandise
  • Compile detailed worksheets and specifications from customer’s order
  • Compare items packed with customer orders and other identifying data for quality control
  • Compile reports on the progress of work and on any production problems that arise
  • Track material inventory, prepare new material orders, monitor order schedules for inventory control and maintain inventory records
  • Maintain contact with vendors to ensure that supplies and equipment are shipped on time
  • Prepare material estimates to ensure enough materials are available to complete production projects.

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.

All Titles

  • Construction progress report clerk
  • Delivery checker
  • Expediter
  • Industrial order completion checking clerk
  • Lumber tallyman/woman
  • Manufacturing order clerk
  • Material checker
  • Material estimator
  • Production agent
  • Production clerk
  • Production control clerk
  • Production control officer
  • Production material estimator
  • Production officer
  • Purchasing expediter
  • Recording clerk – broadcasting
  • Schedule clerk
  • Scheduling clerk
  • Shipping control clerk
  • Supply clerk – production
  • Supply needs estimator
  • Tally clerk – production
  • Tallyman/woman – production
  • Traffic clerk
  • Traffic clerk – broadcasting
  • Traffic control clerk
  • Vehicle servicing clerk


  • Purchasing and inventory control workers (14403)
  • Shippers and receivers (14400)
  • Storekeepers and partspersons (14401)
  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations (12013)
  • Production and transportation logistics coordinators (13201)


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