Careers

U.S. News and World Report, in its "Best Jobs of the Future" issue, lists SCM as one of the 20 hot job tracks for the 21st century. 
 
Salaries for SCM professionals with one or two years of experience averaged $65,843 according to the Institute for SCM 2006 salary survey (SUNY Plattsburg Website).
 
According to a survey conducted by the Institute for Supply Management in 2009, the average annual salary of SCM professionals, VP’s, and directors with many years of experience was $98,117, including bonuses.

SCM related Job Titles: Typical job titles by functional area:

Transportation

  • Transport Coordinator
  • Transport Planner
  • Transport Scheduler
  • Transport Supervisor
  • Transport Manager
  • Transport Scheduling Manager

Supply Chain

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Director
  • VP Supply Chain

Forecasting/Planning

  • Expediter
  • Material Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Sales Order Planner
  • Master Scheduler
  • Demand Planner
  • Demand Planning Manager
  • Production Planning Manager

Logistics

  • Logistics Analyst
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Logistics Director
  • VP Logistics

Operations

  • Operations Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Production Manager

Inventory Management

  • Expediter
  • Inventory Planner
  • Inventory Manager

Purchasing/Procurement

  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Buyer
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Senior Buyer
  • Commodity Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Purchasing Consultant
  • Purchasing Director
  • VP Purchasing/ VP Procurement

Warehouse & Distribution

  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Distribution Center Manager
  • Business Development Manager