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Foundational Skills of the Supply Chain Technician

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This 4-page whitepaper, from the National Center for Supply Chain Automation, provides a detailed analysis of seven foundational skills deemed necessary for supply chain technicians. These basic skills, acquired through education and professional experience, are meant to serve as a base from which technicians can advance in the field. The skills include: basic comprehension of reading and mathematics to understand mechanical and electrical processes, critical thinking skills, troubleshooting development for problem isolation of all applications, blueprint / wiring diagrams / prints / electrical schematics proficiency, electrical background / knowledge, mechanical aptitude, and patience. The ultimate goal is to increase the number and competency of employees in this sector to meet the growing need for skilled laborers in manufacturing.

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Url http://www.supplychainautomation.com/foundational-skills.html
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Date Issued 2012-11
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