TRANSPORT COORDINATOR

Sector: Corporate Head Office
Site: QC-CA (Montreal) | HEAD OFFICE
Job Code: 1292
# of openings: 1

Description

ABOUT KRUGER INC.

A forward-looking and progressive company since its very foundation over a century ago, the Kruger organization is constantly evolving and looking for the best talent for its establishments located across Canada and the US. In addition to its traditional industry sectors where the Company built a solid reputation worldwide, namely pulp and paper, forest products, paperboard and packaging, Kruger Inc. is now active in such diverse sectors as green energy, wines and spirits, tissue products and recycling. Because sustainable development and the responsible use of resources are at the core of its success, several of Kruger’s establishments and practices are certified under the strictest industry standards.

 

POSITIONG SUMMARY

The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for on-going operational needs and for relief and backup needs. 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.

 

RESPONSABILITIES

  • Act as the main point of contact for day-to-day transportation tasks, work with the carriers, custom brokers, CSR’s, 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

  • 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

  • Keep up to date with all activities related to transportation.

  • Assist on various projects as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • 3-5 years of transportation experience in a manufacturing environment (Trucks, containers, rail and warehousing);

  • Knowledge/experience in marine transportation (an asset)

  • 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

  • Proficient in the Microsoft office software suite;

  • Knowledge of JDEdwards or in any ERP system (an asset)

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

     

    We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Kruger is an equal opportunity employer.

     



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