Core skills: Based on job listings we looked at, employers want Supply Chain Specialists with these core skills. If you want to work as a Supply Chain Specialist, focus on the following.
Showing proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Demonstrating experience reducing cost or improving efficiency in previous jobs
Possessing experience in customer-facing position
Having professional planning experience
Showing some knowledge of ERP systems
Advanced skills: While most employers did not require the following skills, multiple job listings included them as preferred. Add these to your Supply Chain Specialist toolbox and broaden your career options.
Experience using SAP
Bachelor’s in Logistics, Business, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
Supply chain and logistics experience
Experience with importation and customs brokerage