Logistics Coordinator

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-15
Reference: BH-114530
Contact Name: Keeley Gormley
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 26, 2019 18:00

Job Description



Contract Length: 1 YEAR 

Position Summary: Logistics coordinator will be responsible for the strategy development and administration of the cranes, heavy haul and less than truck load Contracts for the company’s Thermal Projects. This includes but is not limited to: 

- 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 
• 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 transportation arrangements 
• Experience in negotiating with carriers 
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry