The Headhunters & TempsAhead Director of Logistics Full Time in Winnipeg, MB

The Headhunters & TempsAhead

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Director of Logistics
Winnipeg, MB

Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, points of origin, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers….

Job Description:

  • Play a key role in the continuous improvement of our distribution network design.
  • Work with the merchandising managers to allocate freight factor settings to optimize logistics revenue.
  • Manage and continue to develop our carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, or performance evaluation.
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, points of origin, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  • Analyze all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient means of transporting products and supplies.
  • Recommend optimal inbound transportation modes, routing, equipment, and frequency.
  • Monitor product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.
  • Supervise the work of logistics coordinators.
  • Direct container optimization planning.
  • Manage and continue to develop freight consolidation programs.

What the company expects from you:

  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a logistics management capacity with a focus on freight analytics.
  • University or College degree in a relevant discipline
  • Enrolment in or completion of CITT or PLOG is an asset.
  • Detailed understanding of Customs and Brokerage an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of key inventory performance metrics, turns, margin contribution, etc.
  • Ability to engage in collaborative problem-solving efforts with senior managers.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize along with an understanding of MRP systems and processes are required.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office products and ability to learn in-house computer programs.
  • Criminal Record Check is required

What you can expect from the company:

  • Competitive compensation package, including full benefits
  • A supportive team environment where everyone is driven to succeed
  • Excellent work culture

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send you resume in confidence to Monique Lashley at mlashley(at)theheadhunters.ca or call direct (204) 515- 0802 .

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed.

The Headhunters Recruitment Inc. is one of the largest recruitment firms in Western Canada dedicated to securing top tier performers for employers of choice. Our team of recruitment consultants have years of business and management experience. Each consultant is dedicated to their area of specialty and have a deep level of expertise they share with their vast networks. They understand the balance between technical requirements and the importance of fit. We are the ONLY recruitment firm with an on-staff occupational psychologist providing talent assessments as a value add to those we serve. The results: a better fit for employees and employers, reduced turnover, decreased hiring & training costs, enhanced team morale, and more. Learn about us at www.theheadhunters.ca .

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2014-11-15
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