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Job Code:201581
Job Title:DIRECTOR, LOGISTICS OPERATIONS
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:MISSISSAUGA, ON

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DIRECTOR, LOGISTICS OPERATIONS

THE COMPANY:

Our client is the North America wing of a global leader in the export and supply of agricultural products. The company is managing trading activities in many verticals including grains, pulses, oilseeds, nuts and spices, sugar, coffee, tea, fertilizer, and rice in over 50 countries around the world, with more than 300 warehouses and processing facilities around the world, the company moves many million tons of specialty grains and related agricultural food products. Currently the company is experiencing a period of rapid business growth in North America and Europe.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive and comprehensive compensation package compensation commensurate with experience.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate all ocean freight forwarding operations.
  • Develop operational objectives and ensure goals are aligned with overall business objectives.
  • Work with other teams and departments within the organization to coordinate freight forwarding services.
  • Develop and build relationships with international transportation carriers.
  • Negotiate and establish pricing for international shipping needs.
  • Build effective relationships across the company to drive projects to completion and improve processes.
  • Assist in the development of SOP’s and ensure SOP’s are being followed for all international shipments, rates, import/export documentation, and customer service.
  • Develop and monitor policies and practices to ensure compliance.
  • Interpret and apply regulatory requirements.
  • Provide supervision, guidance, and support to all team members regarding operations, standardized procedures, and systems.
  • Ensure the company is preparing and issuing rates efficiently and effectively.
  • Identify internal/external customer needs and develop solutions to solve challenges.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in moving containers via rail and ocean export is a MUST.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience in international freight forwarding operations including ocean for both import and export activities.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable domestic and international regulations, policies, and procedures.

LOCATION:

Mississauga, ON

POSITION TITLE:

Director, Logistics Operations

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full-Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

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: tstewart@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

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

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Freight Forwarding

DATE:

November 29, 2019

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201581

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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