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Global Logistics Coordinator - Contract

Mississauga, ON

 The Opportunity:

The Global Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the operational execution of product movements from the point of supply to the delivery to the customer. This individual will interact directly with global planners and other supply chain partners (e.g. product suppliers, carriers) on a transactional basis to coordinate the movement of product as per the parameters defined in the contract of sale.  This individual acts as the key contact with the customers/ overseas offices, shipping lines, truckers and other logistics partners servicing the international markets.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Ensure the accurate and timely delivery of products in the most cost-effective manner
  • Process shipments through an order management system
  • Issue loading instructions to the carrier(s) and supplier(s)
  • Prepare and/or compile documentation required for the shipment and ownership transfer of product
  • Negotiate documents with banks for letter or credit payment term
  • Support the reduction of incremental storage, demurrage and freight costs related to any service issues
  • Invoice and forward documents to the customer as per the contract of sale
  • Monitor the shipments in transit and trouble-shoot for any logistical issues to ensure that customer service levels are not impacted
  • Ensure timely and accurate administration of documentation
  • Act as a liaison with the customer for all post sale communications
  • Maintain databases of logistics information.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Post-secondary education in business or international logistics or equivalent combination of education and experience in the global logistics or operations field
  • Understanding the rules, practices, and processes of credit letters and applications
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and to work in an extremely fast- paced environment
  • Extremely well organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to take initiative and independently prioritize own work
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to clearly deliver information in various formats
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationship efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to speak French, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office (Word, Excel); SAP experience is an asset

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • A hybrid work model that embraces remote work for eligible roles, helping team members achieve work-life balance—combining the best of both spending time working remotely, benefitting from focus time, and purposeful collaboration in the office setting. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees.  As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination.   In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022).  We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.


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