Logistics Speciaist- Manufacturing

  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Type: Exec | Professional
  • Job #19544

Are you a driven, strategic logistics professional who is ready to take your career to the next level? As Logistics Specialist for one of Manitoba’s leading manufacturers, you will be responsible for overseeing optimal flow of goods and deliveries through the United States, with a keen focus on customs compliance and on-time delivery. Success in this role will depend on a strong background in manufacturing logistics (preferably LTL) and a track record of controlling shipping costs through effective planning and partner relationships.

* Manage a high volume of daily outbound US shipments (LTL)
* Liaise with production and warehouse operations to manage flow of finished goods and develop accurate shipping plans
* Establish multiple shipping routes to ensure optimum delivery times to customers
* Work closely with customs brokers to ensure compliance for each US-bound cross-border shipment
* Develop and maintain relationships with carrier companies and act as a primary point of contact 
* Track shipments once in transit to ensure delivery times are being effectively met or mitigating potential issues

* 3 to 5 years of manufacturing logistics and/or US route planning experience
* Demonstrated ability to control shipping costs, including rate negotiations, and route planning
* Proven knowledge of US geography and shipping routes
* Ability to work in fast-paced and high-pressure work environments
* Strong people and communication skills

* A rapidly growing company
* Opportunities for growth and advancement

Please send a resume CATHRYN THOMAS, Senior Recruitment Consultant, at [email protected] or call 204.926.2249 for more information.

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