Senior Logistics Coordinator

Acorn Stairlifts Canada Inc. - Burlington, ON (27 days ago)

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Acorn Stairlifts is an international, family owned company, employing over 1700 employees worldwide. The core business is the manufacture and sale of Acorn Stairlifts. Every day people regain their independence with an Acorn Stairlift.

This position is responsible for the logistics & inventory components of the business. The facilitation of supply chain operations with a main focus on inventory, shipping, receiving & general warehousing duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and control activities within the Logistics Department to meet the business requirements
  • Monitor and maintain required inventory levels
  • Communicate inventory levels to necessary parties & documents all discrepancies
  • Complete quality control checks on inbound shipments
  • Ensure correct orders are sent to customers as soon as possible
  • Co-ordinate all monthly audits of physical inventory with the technicians
  • Assist with product pricing and availability inquires as needed
  • Track and verify all return stock, including loaner units
  • Streamline transportation and shipping processes
  • Monitor warehouse capacity and make sure all levels are optimal for space provided
  • Complete audits of all onsite/ offsite inventory Canada wide, both monthly & annually
  • Preform cycle counts, prepare for inventory and prep warehouse staff to assist
  • Contact, compare, and choose best choice of carrier for shipments based on pricing & annual budget
  • Efficiently solve issues in relation to technicians, finance, and 3rd party transportation contractors
  • Support Operations Manager with day to day tasks ensuring smooth running of the department as a whole
  • Always follow Acorn Stairlift’s safety, security, and housekeeping programs in the Warehousing Department to support a safe work environment and the achievement of the Company's safety objectives
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with coworkers, internal contacts, suppliers, and external contacts, to optimize co-ordination efforts and facilitate the achievement of the department’s standards of performance
  • Investigate and report all accidents on a timely basis
  • Other duties as assigned/required

Competency (Skills and Abilities):

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Knowledge of warehousing methods and best practices
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and proven reading comprehension skills
  • Extremely organized & punctual
  • A great attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to adapt to unforeseen issues & requests


The incumbent will possess or demonstrate an ability to acquire the following

  • Secondary school diploma or relevant experience
  • 5-10 years warehouse experience
  • 3 years supervisory experience

Physical Demands:

  • Lift or move up to 110 lbs

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year


  • Warehouse: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Inventory Management: 2 years (Preferred)