Logistic Coordinator

Job Title: Logistic Coordinator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-01
Reference: BH-103394
Contact Name: Melissa Sim
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 19:37

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, a large oil and gas operator, is currently seeking a Logistic Coordinator  to be based in  Calgary, AB on a 4 month contract with possibility of extension. Individuals will need to be local to the area as no LOA is provided.


  • Planning / Scheduling all heavy haul shipments and maintaining the master project schedule – includes providing Site / Fabricators look ahead information
  • Attending Project Logistics & module fabrication scheduling meetings
  • Work with carriers to comply with project processes and procedures
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask and be effective team player with project stakeholders and external partners such as fabricators and carriers
  • Provide input and suggestions to process improvement or streamline processes
  • Support transportation issue resolutions (e.g. day to day carrier performance)
  • Setting up Project Logistics PO’s
  • Invoice attesting (e.g. accuracy control)
  • Tracking costs (projected, estimated vs. actuals)
  • Support RFx development and issuance activity (e.g. collect shipping information such as actual dimensions weights, schedules and other related information)
  • Support and provide feedback for development of logistics strategies and execution plans

Must Have Qualifications:

  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently
  • Strong focus on safety in all aspects of operations
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and analytical capabilities
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Ability to balance several priorities and projects concurrently
  • Ability to arrange and facilitate coordination meetings with various stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Direct experience with logistics coordination: FTL, LTL, Heavy Haul/Oversized, International
  • Working knowledge of transportation regulations and processes for moving over-dimensional freight
  • Working knowledge of Canadian transportation market such as carriers, their capabilities and geographical coverage
  • Working knowledge of transportation planning and optimization e.g. by service/freight type, by mode of transport, route studies
  • Working knowledge of shipping documentation requirements for local and international transportation arrangements
  • Experience in negotiating with carriers
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry