Transport Coordinator

Sector: Corporate Head Office
Site: QC-CA (Montreal) | HEAD OFFICE
Job Code: 1460
# of openings: 1

Description

POSITION SUMMARY
The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for on-going operational needs for the transport and logistics department of the sales administration team.
He/She evaluates workload based on operation level and customer orders in order to efficiently manage deliveries to meet customer required delivery dates, at the lowest possible cost.
The Transport Coordinator reports to the Operations Manager, Transportation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the main point of contact for day-to-day transportation tasks, work with the carriers, custom brokers, Customer Service Representatives, mills and Sales persons.
  • Coordinate all modes of transport leaving the mills, ensuring on-time delivery to customers
  • Ensure equipment is available at the mill 24-48 hours prior to expected ship date (i.e. trailers, rail cars)
  • Coordinate with the mill shipping department daily priorities
  • Coordinate priorities with the mill shipping departments and external warehouses, in conjunction with Customer Service
  • Troubleshoot and take action of any transportation issues as they arise
  • Assist our customs broker when documentation is needed
  • Identify opportunities and take direct action on situations that could benefit to be handled centrally
  • Monitor operations and analyze customer orders for the next 7 days to prevent issues and take action proactively on potential problems
  • Track equipment availability, guide and take appropriate action to prevent and resolve issues
  • Update and consult the Transportation Management System (TMS) on a need-to-basis
  • Keep up to date with all activities related to transportation.
  • Assist on various projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

ACADEMIC

  • College degree or equivalent experience; studies in the transportation field is an asset

EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years of transportation experience in a manufacturing environment (i.e trucks, containers, rail and warehousing);
  • Knowledge/experience in Rail and Ocean transportation (an asset)
  • Knowledge/experience in working with a Transportation Management System (TMS) (an asset)
  • Proficient in the Microsoft office software suite;
  • Knowledge of JDEdwards or in any ERP system (an asset)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good ability to organize, prioritize and track multiple files
  • Team player

LANGUAGES

  • Bilingual, both oral and written (English and French)


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