Logistics Coordinator (12 Months Contract)

Array Marketing - Scarborough, ON (30+ days ago)

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For over 35 years Array has been delivering innovation in retail merchandising, point-of-purchase displays, open service systems, fixtures and floor stands. We bring brands to life by creating great retail experiences.

Due to significant growth, Array is in search of a Director, Project Management. You will report into the VP, Client Services and lead a team of 50 project management professionals in Canada, US, Mexico and China. You will work with prestigious brands such as Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, Estee Lauder and more. You will drive successful projects on time and with exceptional quality creating great customer experiences. This global opportunity is truly unique and one that can take your career to the next level.

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Prepares shipment documents including packing slips, invoices & bills of lading.
Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
Schedules transportation requirements including shipment notification, tracking and proof of delivery
Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.
Packages product samples and custom sized orders for safe handling when required.
Documents and prepares all freight and handling claims.
Reviews with department Director, carrier selection and performance
Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications and correct carrier is used.
Offers expertise and troubleshooting for logistics concerns
Assists Director with reporting of performance measurements (volumes, costs and accuracy)
Collaborates with Asia Import team to facilitate imports
Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
Maintains database of all imports and publishes ETA status. Negotiates pricing with forwarders, brokers, and trucking companies
Perform all other duties as assigned.

A minimum high school diploma and 2 years of hands on experience in arranging domestic and international shipments.
Solid experience with LTL, T/L, and courier distributions; and negotiating freight rates.
Have successfully completed or pursuing CITT certification (Canadian Institute of Transportation & Traffic) or P. Log designation (Professional Logistics).
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to customers, clients, and other employees in the organization.
Strong mathematical aptitude.
Must be proficient with computers; specifically with MS Explorer, Internet software; shipping systems software possess intermediate to advanced MS Excel Spreadsheet software skills and MS Word Processing software.
Must have working knowledge of customs claims and NAFTA. Must understand logistics concepts and strategies to ensure a reliable and effective solution in a timely manner. Must be able to multi task.

Array's Values

Invest in the skills and development of our employees and recognize success
Establish and maintain long term relationships
Generate consistent profitable growth by providing innovative solutions and outstanding service
Pursue operational excellence and quality in everything we do

Array's Guiding Principles

Work as a team across all functions and locations
Foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, and pride
Communicate openly, honestly and frequently
Value the full involvement of and input of all employees
Provide clean, safe and ethical work environment
Establish clear accountability and provide the authority to achieve goals
Encourage calculated risks and reward success

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.