Transportation Coordinator

Sector: Publication Papers
Site: QC-CA (Montreal) | HEAD OFFICE
Job Code: 1064
# 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, and 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.

 

OVERVIEW

The Transportation Coordinator is responsible to plan and manage deliveries to customers once the paper is produced at the mills, ensuring on time shipments from the Kruger’s production sites. The incumbent recommends alternatives when issues are encountered, keeping with the objective of delivering to the customers’ requirements at the lowest possible cost.

The Transportation Coordinator reports to the Transportation Manager.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 shipments from the mill extended inventory (local warehouses)
  • Troubleshoot and take action of any transportation issues as they arise
  • Keep up to date with all activities related to transportation.
  • Assist our customs broker when documentation is needed
  • Assist on various projects as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Minimum of 3 years of transportation experience in a manufacturing environment (Trucks, containers, Intermodal).

  • Knowledge/experience in marine transportation (an asset)

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Good ability to organize, prioritize and track multiple files

  • Strong communication skills

  • 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)

 

Kruger is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



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