Position Id
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Full-Time Regular
(EM) Equipment & Mftg
As per employment standards

Health Coverage
comprehensive benefits
Date Posted

Logistics/Dispatch Manager

We have been asked to exclusively assist an established agricultural equipment and parts manufacturer to find a Logistics/Dispatch Manager for their highly successful and established custom manufacturing/fabrication shop located in beautiful southwest Saskatchewan. Reporting to the GM, you will manage/oversee shipping, receiving, and material handling responsibilities for the organization. You will work, primarily, within a clean and pleasant office environment, along with regular exposure to an active shop floor, physical storage locations, inside and outside, as well as with/around moving machinery.

Your responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Arrange freight for all outbound shipments
  • Source/negotiate competitive freight rates from various freight companies
  • Planning, organizing, directing, managing, and evaluating material management activities
  • Complete all paperwork for shipments (Bill of Ladings, Packing Slips, Customs paperwork as required)
  • Operate Forklifts and associated machinery to move, ship and receive associated product
  • Regularly analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability
  • Review material management operations and develop key performance indicators (KPI) to measure its effectiveness
  • Regularly work with high regard for safety - improving safety procedures; investigating root causes and determine improvements
To ensure the highest probability of success in this position, the following requirements have been identified:
  • 2+ years' experience in a lead, supervisory or management level position
  • 5+ years' experience working within a dispatch/logistics/materials management/warehouse environment
  • A mechanical aptitude to comprehend materials required from design to end-product
  • Ability to effectively manage priorities; ensure the timely and accurate completion of assignments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; take the initiative to get tasks done
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Accurate, detail-oriented focus supported by strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)
Soft-skilled generally required for a Logistics/Dispatch Manager with this client include:
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities; multi-tasking; a can-do attitude
  • Positive and cooperative team player
  • Analytical
  • Relationship building skills
Does this sound like your forte? In return for what you bring to the table, our client offers:
  • Challenge
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Matching RRSP program
  • Allowances for education, wellness, and safety
  • Clear onboarding to clarify duties and expectations
  • Performance evaluation and wage review policies

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you personally might like more information on, contact Ed at edward@grasslandsgroup.com Know someone else who may be interested? Consider our referral policy!

NOTE: Candidates applying for this position must have the proper work authorization to work in Canada in order to be considered for this position. Canada visa sponsorship is NOT available for this role. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, we will not consider your job application as we are not licensed to assist with immigration. Those with temporary work permits or those located outside of Canada will not be retained in our database.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview would be contacted. As per Grasslands Group of Companies Privacy Policy, all correspondence is confidential.

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