Transportation & Logistics Manager

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  • Post Date: January 3, 2018
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Job Overview
Transportation & Logistics Manager
Pembroke MDF Inc. – Pembroke, ON

$60,000 – $70,000 a year
Summary:
This position is responsible for managing the shipping and warehousing functions. This includes effectively shipping material, as well as maintaining inventory accuracy. Principle function is to negotiate freight rates as low as possible.

Responsibilities:
 Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow
 Assign duties and examine work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures
 Supervise department personnel on a daily basis
 Identify employees’ skills and develop them by coaching and counseling employees on a regular basis
 Conduct annual performance reviews and provide continual feedback
 Manage all warehouse operations to effectively maintain inventory accuracy and FIFO and to support material requirements for production purposes
 Prepare and coordinate the dispatch schedule
 Prioritize shipments according to customer’s needs
 Negotiate freight rates with outbound freight carriers
 Develop and maintain a carrier base
 Schedule shipments with truck companies
 Manage transportation costs and carrier performance
 Provide support for Operations, Sales, Accounting and Purchasing
 Manage the loading procedures for truck shipments
 Manage the scheduling of production into the warehouse
 Process shipping documents including Bill of Lading, Custom Invoices and Tally Sheets
 Reconcile shipments
 Process freight claims
 Manage outside warehousing
 Maintain files and records related to the sales and transportation departments
 Track, report and recommend solutions to improve inventory accuracy
 Analyze opportunities for improvements including cost, quality and service
 Performs other duties as assigned

Education:
 Minimum post-secondary education in business or equivalent of education and experience
 Diploma in related field (Material/Logistics) is an asset

Experience:
 Minimum of three (3) years of direct work experience in a shipping/warehouse management function preferably in a manufacturing environment
 Forklift experience; valid certification is an asset
 Heavy Haul Trucking, Ocean, Intermodal & Rail shipping experience considered an asset

Skills:
 Good working knowledge of ERP systems
 Warehouse management system skills
 Ability to safely operate a forklift
 Advanced working knowledge of Excel, Outlook, Word
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
 Exceptionally self-motivated and directed. Energetic, forward-thinking and creative with high ethical standards
 Keen attention to detail
 Exceptional service orientation

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Associate

Required experience:

  • Transportation Management: 3 years

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