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Transportation manager needed in Canada by Freight Chain Inc 

Transportation managers are responsible for directing and overseeing transportation-related operations within an organization. Their duties include managing staff that assists with transportation activities such as dispatching, routing, and tracking. Transportation managers also ensure that staff members comply with safety rules and regulations.

Job details

  •  Location: 36 LANDRY STSt. Hilaire, NBE3V 4W7
  •  Salary: 14.00 to 18.50 hourly for 30 to 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Other benefits
  •  vacancies: 2 vacancies

We are looking for an experienced transportation manager to be responsible for overseeing the logistics of our company’s transportation-related activities. In this role, you’ll be keeping track of transportation operations and ensuring that all policies, procedures, and safety rules are followed.

To be a successful transportation manager, you should possess exceptional leadership skills and maintain the company’s high standard of customer service. Ultimately, a top-notch transportation manager should be able to display extensive knowledge of transportation management systems and have excellent analytical skills.

Transportation Manager Responsibilities:

  • Directing activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking of transportation vehicles, aircraft, or railroad cars.
  • Planning, organizing, and managing subordinate staff members to ensure work is completed and consistent with the company’s standards.
  • Directing investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.
  • Collaborating with staff members to formulate and implement transportation-related procedures as well as company revenue goals and customer service objectives.
  • Arranging repairs and routine maintenance of transportation vehicles.
  • Complying with transportation-related policies, as well as safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations.
  • Promoting safe work activities by conducting safety audits, and attending company safety meetings.
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Transportation Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, business management, engineering, or related field.
  • At least 2 years experience as a transportation manager in a similar industry.
  • Solid knowledge of the transportation industry and logistics.
  • Experience working with union contracts and transportation-related government regulations.
  • Critical thinking skills and knowledge of analytics.
  • Experience working with transport management systems and warehouse management software, such as FreightPath and Infoplus.
  • Ability to work well with team members and navigate stressful situations.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Ensure transport compliance with regulations
  • Establish and implement policies and standards for the transportation and storage of goods
  • Monitor company’s or department’s performance, prepare reports for senior management, and plan for changes to schedules and policies
  • Oversee the scheduling and dispatching of vehicles and goods
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

Additional information

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer

Employment groups  This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Newcomers to Canada, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.
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If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

balbir@freightchain.ca

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Letter of recommendation
This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Advertised until

2023-01-12

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