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Transportation Scheduler

Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 5 Precidio Court,, Brampton, Ontario, Canada Req #75
Monday, November 18, 2019


Skjodt – Barrett Foods is a growing leader in the North American food industry, specializing in the supply of custom developed food solutions for the world’s leading retail food, foodservice and healthcare product manufacturers. Our products are enjoyed in peoples’ homes, when they dine out with their families, and when they need the important nutrition provided by the healthcare community. We support many of the brands that consumers reach for every day. We are a fast-paced business with international customers and continual challenge. We need smart, versatile people who can share their skills and energy with our team as we continue our success.
Reporting to the Manager of Sales & Operations Planning, the Transportation Scheduler will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of transportation into and out of Canada & USA. Duties include continuous communication with trucking companies and company drivers, as well as examining all routes with regards to timeliness and prices needed for the company.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining good relations with all freight companies, company drivers and suppliers.

THE MANDATE:

•    Dispatching/Tracking/Tracing company drivers and carriers
•    Create, maintain and follow through of daily schedule with transportation companies and company drivers
•    Resolve conflicts with transportation companies and drivers in a timely manner
•    Managing time, schedules and budgets
•    Perform additional duties and complete special projects as required

THE CANDIDATE:

•    High school diploma required
•    A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Transportation/Logistics field
•    Effective communicator with ability to foster good working relationships with team members
•    Proven ability to make decisions rapidly on limited information
•    Strong organizational and multitasking skills
•    Familiarity with MTO regulations
•    Must be able to manage multiple locations (Canada & USA)
•    Must be proficient with Microsoft Office/Excel/Word and the ability to learn and adapt to new software easily
•    A personal commitment to excellence
•    Ability to think clearly and react properly under pressure
•    Canada Customs knowledge an asset
We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for learning and growing to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities.

SKJODT-BARRETT FOODS INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
  • Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 5 Precidio Court,, Brampton, Ontario, Canada