Logistics Advisor

Job title: Logistics Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-119706
Contact Name: Keeley Gormley
Phone Number: +1 403 984 0912
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Logistics Advisor for a 1 year contract in Calgary, AB.




They are seeking a Logistics Advisor for their Sulphur portfolio responsible for the coordination of Sulphur logistics via rail through North America. This individual will be reporting to the Manager, Heavy Oil Logistics.




  • Provide customer service to counter parties, customers, and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate empty rail cars into the Lloydminster Upgrader and manage rail shipments of Sulphur to customers and terminals throughout North America
  • Tracking of the Sulphur railcar fleet to fulfill shipments and maximize asset utilization
  • Proactively seek out ways to minimize logistics costs, improve service delivery and reduce cycle times
  • Work closely with marketing to support marketing contracts and deliver on budget
  • Monitor, track and balance Sulphur volumes shipped
  • Generate and verify customer invoices, as well as accounting and management reports
  • Manage and distribute daily, weekly and monthly logistics reports, KPIs and dashboards
  • Verify, reconcile and coordinate the payment of all Sulphur related rail invoices
  • Provide backup and support to other logistics roles in the team

The Ideal Candidate Would Have the Following Qualifications:

  • A University Degree- Supply Chain or B Comm preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience within, logistics, transportation, distribution and/or supply chain
  • 1-5 years of scheduling experience specific to rail transportation, scheduling and empty pipeline management
  • Prior customer service experience
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certification
  • Working knowledge of transportation terminology and procedures, specifically rail transportation
  • Proven track record of creating, monitoring and reporting on KPIs, dashboards and other financial and operational metrics
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Experience and knowledge of Geometrix Rail Logistics System
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Previous experience with accounting, verification of invoices


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with a variety of personnel, both internal and external
  • Anticipate, assess, and respond effectively to the needs of others making customer service the priority
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills to set and exceed established goals, schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Capable of learning, assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner

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