Transportation Coordinator

HSF Foods - Centreville, NB (7 months ago)

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Job Posting Number 100016

HSF FOODS LTD - Centreville, NB

HSF Foods is a leading manufacturer of potato flakes and potato flour. Our products are used in a variety of consumer goods such as potato snacks, mash potatoes, food service industry, as well as baked products.

Established in 2006, we continue to grow and expand our operation. We have a recipe for success which involves building on our core strengths, innovation, world class manufacturing facilities, and superior products. We are looking for talented individuals to support our growth both with modernizing our existing operations as well as diversification of our product offerings.


HSF Foods Ltd. is seeking an experienced Transportation Coordinator to join their team! The role of the Transportation Coordinator is to coordinate activities related to shipments of product to customers.


Process, maintain, monitor, and coordinate customer container pick-up and drop off
Prepare related documentation in accordance with the set operational procedures
Maintain and up-date and entries into computer systems
Communicate with customs brokers, overseas agents and partners, steamship lines, truckers and other third parties and obtain the required documents from each party at different points of each shipment and update the customers and the system accordingly
Resolve customer shipping issues and if necessary elevate to management for resolution
Prepare weekly and monthly potato average (price paid/100 weight)
Prepare daily potato purchase analysis
Coordinate with CFIA for easements
Prepare transportation invoices
Prepare and send invoices to customers
Coordinate with customers to ensure prompt payment
Responding to customer transportation inquiries
Provide general administrative office support (answer phone, e-mail, faxes, visitors etc.…)
Other duties as assigned
Follow established safe work procedures and work practices and comply to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and regulations of New Brunswick

Minimum High School Diploma
Certificate, diploma or degree in Business is considered an asset for this position
Work experience in an Accounting or Office environment is required to be considered for this position
Previous experience in Transportation/Shipping is preferred for this position
Proficient computer skills with standard software packages (MS Office), and reporting practices
Previous experience using Sage 50 Quantum Accounting Software considered an asset

Excellent decision-making skills
Knowledge and experience with manufacturing practices would be considered an asset
Must be a self-starter who works well independently and as part of a team
Applicants should be well organized and detail oriented
Applicants should be able to handle numerous tasks while prioritizing the workload effectively
Must be resourceful to investigate, problem solve, trouble-shoot, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
Strong ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, high-level correspondence and memos, and can understand and interpret requests from management and production

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Long periods of sitting - working with a PC
Occassional weekend work as required

Qualified applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume listing 3 references by e-mail to, by fax at (506) 276-3626, or by submitting application documents to our Centreville address listed below. Please reference competition number 100016 on application.

HSF Foods - Centreville, NB
741 Central Street
Centreville, NB
E7K 2M4