Planning & Logistics Specialist

Supply Chain, Water
Oakville, Ontario
Job ID:
Mahammad Faizal

Our Client is looking for Planning & Logistics Specialist to support their facility in Oakville, Ontario. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: Planning & Logistics Specialist

Location: Oakville, Ontario

Duration: Until 09/03/2020 (possible extension)

Job Description:

  • Arrange export and import of shipments by various multimodal transports (Air, Ocean, Road) to/from various overseas destinations and compliance with Transport of Dangerous Goods regulations as per IATA/IMDG regulations.
  • Responsible for compliance with Customs Acts and regulations (CBSA/CBP) Submit CAED Export declarations (B-13) through CAED software online for commercial goods per Customs Act.
  • Provide cost estimates on request to internal end users, for movement of goods to domestic /overseas destinations based upon use of appropriate carrier and modes of transport (Air, Sea, Rail, and Ocean)
  • Maintain logistics, export/import compliance and reporting databases and support the accuracy of the databases on ongoing basis.
  • Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments per shipment schedule
  • Analyze, understand, and convert MRP messages to purchase orders and plans to meet forecast as well as demand for both eastern and western Canada fulfilment.
  • Interface with production, sales, purchasing and suppliers to schedule purchase orders. Identify and react to short term material plans that do not meet customer requirements
  • Identify, analyze, and manage potential and actual issues and risks, take corrective action by tackling day-to-day issues.
  • Create and/or maintain transactional inventory records
  • Execute SAP transactions of receiving, storing, picking, staging and distribution of materials required for assembly manufacture of product
  • When required maintain accurate files of packing and shipping activities


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in supply chain/business, with a minimum 5-7 years' experience in planning and logistics function.
  • Minimum 3 years of SAP experience in procurement, planning and shipment module
  • Must have working knowledge of import/export regulations (e.g. Tariff Classification; Certificate of Origin, Commercial Invoice, B13, etc.) and carrier management.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to adapt / drive change across a global team in a dynamic business environment
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Six Sigma training is preferred
  • Strong result oriented mindset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong computer skills


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