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Also known as a scheduling analyst, a scheduler is tasked with creating a variety of schedules (such as production, transportation, and distribution) in order to ensure a company runs smoothly. Most often working in the transportation industry, schedulers collaborate with various employees such as managers, supervisors, general employees, etc. As far as job mobility is concerned, schedulers can go on to transition into positions such as supervisors, management and other administrative roles, and can even land positions such as analysts or planners.
While your duties as a scheduler may vary depending on the industry you are working in, if you plan to work in a scheduling position, you should be able to handle the following tasks: