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Job Code:201054
Job Title:CUSTOMS & LOGISTICS SPECIALIST
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:MISSISSAUGA, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

CUSTOMS & LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Energy (gas, oil, wind, solar)

LOCATION:

Mississauga, ON

DATE:

September 7, 2018

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201054

THE COMPANY:

Our client is Canada’s largest energy equipment distributor, proudly supporting the country’s leading energy companies. Our client offers and synergizes product offerings specific to the customer’s needs. Their high-quality petroleum, propane, HVAC, and energy equipment and services has enabled them to maintain long-term B2B relationships for decades.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Our client is currently searching for a Customs & Logistics Specialist to support their fast-paced Supply Chain Management department. Serving as an excellent career development opportunity, the ideal candidate is ambitious, forward-thinking, and strategic with logistics and customs experience.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Negotiate contract terms with brokerage team and vendors.
  • Effectively communicate corporate policy, regulatory, and compliance updates to the Supply Chain Management team.
  • Resolve customs release discrepancies by working closely with carriers, customs brokers, and sourcing branches.
  • Provide strategic insight into organizational effectiveness in order to optimize efficiencies and business processes.
  • Act as point of contact (internally and externally) for all duty, CBSA audits, NAFTA, CETA, and customs classification questions.
  • Create, implement, and maintain KPI measurements for freight, duty, and brokerage costs. Analyze the data and provide recommendations to streamline process and reduce costs.
  • Support multiple projects by managing costs, training, and communication between internal stakeholders while building team engagement.
  • Partner with internal stakeholder, vendors, and business partners to improve national and global supply chain process with strategic initiatives.

EXPERIENCE:In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:

1 to 3 years’ of relevant logistics or customer experience in a B2B and/or B2C environment. Post-secondary degree or certificate in supply chain, logistics, purchasing, or customs. Excellent communication skills. Proven time management, negotiation, and change management experience. Ambitious, forward-thinking, and engaging business professional.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive compensation package, commensurate upon qualifications and experience.

EDUCATION:

Degree or diploma in a related discipline.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

CONTACT:

Deborah Milo, Managing Director

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume along with your answers to the questions listed below to: dmilo@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Deborah Milo: http://stoakley.com/meet-deborah-milo/

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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