RICHARDSON - POSITION DETAIL

Transportation Coordinators (Winnipeg, MB)

Department: Transportation & Logistics
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Job Type: Full Time Salaried
Close Date: 03/22/2013
Professional Areas: 2013 Graduates
Supply Chain Management
Transportation & Logistics
Salary Range: Competitive
Description:

We are looking for experienced Transportation Coordinators to continue to support our current business as well as to position us and assist us in our growth initiatives. As a company, we have experienced tremendous growth in the past 5 years and are extremely optimistic about the future of agriculture and our continued growth within the industry. In order to build upon the successes we have experienced, we realize the need to continue to position ourselves with highly qualified and competent staff.    

MARINE TRANSPORTATION

This team is responsible for the administration and execution of bulk grain sales delivered by vessel to buyers. Tasks include preparation of contract-related documentation, coordination of vessel loading activities,  negotiation with service providers and agencies, commercial invoicing, and associated accounting activities, all related to international and domestic grain sales.

TRUCK TRANSPORTATION

This team is responsible for the day-to-day truck transportation activities for the network of Richardson Pioneer grain elevators in Western Canada and for our canola crushing plants in Yorkton, SK and Lethbridge, AB. Tasks include managing the truck order and billing processes for grain and fertilizers, identifying backhaul opportunities to manage truck freight costs, negotiating rates with trucking companies, and maintaining trucking service performance scorecards.

RAIL TRANSPORTATION

This team is responsible for the day-to-day rail transportation activities for the network of Richardson Pioneer elevators in Western Canada and for our canola crushing plants in Yorkton, SK and Lethbridge, AB. Tasks include developing the weekly sourcing plan from the elevators to meet the sales requirements, arranging railway service to and from our facilities, managing the railcar order and billing processes, expediting the movement of loaded and empty railcars between Richardson facilities and customers, and maintaining railway performance scorecards.

TRANSPORTATION LOGISTICS

This team is responsible for administering and managing grain sale and purchase contracts and related logistics. Coordinators interact with commodity merchants, hedge desk and accountants to ensure that commodity purchase/sale positions are constantly updated and in balance, and to analyze freight arbitrage opportunities.  Together with the rail, truck and marine team, coordinators ensure product is moved in a timely manner to meet contractual requirements, perform reporting to US and Canada Customs for trans-border moves, invoice customers for domestic grain sales, and manage associated accounting activities.

The ideal candidate should have a post secondary degree and 2 to 5 years experience in a transportation role, proven communication and organizational skills, and a strong focus on accuracy and detail. Grain industry knowledge will be considered a strong asset.

Interested candidates should click the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter and resume.

Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.

Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self identify. 

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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