Logistics specialist

Congebec Inc - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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We are currently looking for a Logistic Specialist / Coordinator (bilingual english and french would be an asset) to complete our transportation team all across Canada. (Several locations available: Boucherville (QC), Terrebonne (QC), Mississauga (ON), Winnipeg (MB))

WHY WORK AS LOGISTICS SPECIALIST AT CONGEBEC?

A growing company that stands out in its field.
Compensation based on your qualifications and experience and competitive benefits.
A dynamic, convivial and stimulating environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR A LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

The logistics specialist will be responsible for the day to day management of the logistics function, ensuring cost effectiveness and timely management of freight, using approved carriers based on customer requirement. His/her main tasks will be:

Organizing all shipments in line with company requirements;
Choose most suitable carriers and update them with expectations and load details;
Assist to maintain the accuracy of carrier information;
Ensuring the integrity of documentation such as Bills of lading, Commercial invoices and packing lists;
Preparing and maintaining Pickup and delivery schedules and communicating to all relevant departments;
Deliver against the KPIs;
Verification of all freight invoices;
Maintenance of system data requirements and ensuring integrity at all times;
Maintenance of records;
Continual review of shipping dates and reporting exceptions;
To review the ‘value’ offered by existing carriers, ensuring purchasing remains globally competitive;
Assisting with the re-negotiating of terms of business/service level agreements and performance evaluation and taking corrective action as required;
Understand current industry market conditions.
Communicate any carrier issues that might impact operations.
Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management.
TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Diploma in logistic transportation or any other relevant training (an asset);
Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a dispatch/Customer service role with FTL and LTL experience in non-asset environment;
Or any other relevant combination of experience.
SKILLS REQUIRED

Problem-solving, analysis and decision-making skills;
Multi-tasking, detail-oriented;
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form;
Leadership et initiative;
Priority management;
Customer service oriented;
Team player;
Collaborator;
Attention to details.
HIRING REQUIRMENTS FOR LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

English spoken and written
Bilingual (French and English) (asset);
Understanding of the North American transportation industry highway and temperature controlled operations.
Strong knowledge of North American geography.
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Working knowledge of TMS (Transportation Management Systems, Load Link, PC Miler, etc).
  • This job description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and may be revised in the future depending on the operational needs of the workforce.
***Accomodations are available upon request for persons with disabilities participating in all aspects of the selection process.