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Job Code:200322
Job Title:GENERAL MANAGER, LOGISTICS
Job Category:SENIOR MANAGEMENT
Location:TORONTO, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

GENERAL MANAGER, LOGISTICS

JOB CATEGORY:

Senior Management

INDUSTRY:

Transportation:Ground/Trucking

LOCATION:

TORONTO, ON

DATE:

August 3, 2017

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

200322

THE COMPANY:

A staple of the Canadian landscape, this large, successful and highly diversified conglomerate provides vast opportunity for a dedicated, talented and motivated logistics professional to expand their horizons, bring about change and have far reaching influence. Known as a manufacturing and service powerhouse, they are concurrently a strong transportation player both managing their own North American transportation as well as re-selling their specialized expertise to external entities.

As a dynamic, transportation provider that delivers high quality ground freight services throughout North America they are a thriving and vibrant entity within the fabric of the sizeable, broader based parent; a valued enterprise that has yet to scratch the surface of its overall potential. A corporate entity that highly values their people, their customers and their suppliers; truly a real joy to work for and one you will be proud to represent.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Taking the mantle of leadership for this dynamic, efficient and effective team you are well positioned to make an immediate and influential impact on the organization. As the divisional head of the asset-based, logistics and transportation arm you will provide the strategic direction and inspirational leadership required to bring it to the next level, capitalize on its inherent value and propel it into the efficient, effective market-leader it has the potential to be.

Already a considerable success, this company is positioned to deliver outstanding results with the enthusiastic coaching and mentoring of the right leader at the helm. The opportunity exists to not only drive excellence through efficient operations but also continuous improvement efforts.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone with a track record of leadership success in the exciting and vibrant world of asset based logistics. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Lead the company towards providing the most effective and efficient logistics solutions both internally for the parent as a whole and externally as a stand-alone service provider. Wholly responsible for the P/L, you will maximize the utilization of all company assets such to realize strong margins and overall profitability. Given the full P&L responsibility of this role, financial acumen and experience with same will also be a key consideration.

The capacity to mentor, motivate and manage a team is a given. The drive to push top line growth while simultaneously instituting organizational efficiencies such to elicit a robust bottom line would be similarly assumed and expected at a minimum.

Speaking of what one will bring to the table, a strong background in a logistics related enterprise is essential. Of paramount importance, such that preference will be given, is experience in an organization that possesses their own fleet of assets, rolling stock as it were. In this we are open to a variety of backgrounds, if your company had to buy them, maintain them, put someone behind the wheel, and route or dispatch them then that should fit the bill.

As the successful candidate, you will be both an accomplished leader and an expert in the field of asset based ground transportation. Obviously highly developed acumen with fleet management will be essential. Prior experience leading, inspiring and directing both owner/operators and company drivers is also a requirement.

While operational expertise is paramount as is strong leadership qualities, one must also possess the ability to perform well in front of the client. In a senior management role, such as this, client facing activities are a big part of the job and a certain amount of sales acumen is required!

COMPENSATION:

Extremely competitive and comprehensive compensation plan, commensurate with experience and ability!

EDUCATION:

-University Degree / College Diploma in Logistics or Business Management would be considered an asset.
-Post-graduate education an asset.
-P. Log., CCLP, CIFFA, CITT certification would be considered an asset.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Additional certifications specific to the logistics & transportation field, such as P.Log., CITT, an asset.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

PERMANENT, FULL-TIME

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

MODEST

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

YES

MANAGES OTHERS:

YES

CONTACT:

Trevor Stewart, President

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: lori@stoakley.com 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Trevor Stewart: http://stoakley.com/meet-trevor-stewart/

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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