Logistics and Material Supervisor

  • Location: Edmonton
  • Posting Date: June 02, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 779381
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing

Our client, an OEM and distributor of mechanical equipment and parts for one of Canada’s strongest and stable industries has asked Sean Baker of MacDonald Search Group to assist them in the search for a Materials and Logistics Supervisor in the Edmonton, Alberta area.

We are looking for someone with prior experience across the full scope of logistics with emphasis on managing over the road, domestic and international transportation. Someone that also has excellent technical ability creating inventory strategy, plan warehousing activities and improve process and systems relating to the resource needs of the company.

In this role you will:
  • Determine the transportation needs of the organization and secure transportation providers
  • Conduct freight analysis and improve bottom line costs
  • Oversee tactical activities of coordinating, track & trace, delivery verification etc.
  • Review customs activities and ensure compliance to rules and regulations
  • Oversee the receiving, storage and shipping of raw materials, spare parts etc.
  • Manage the flow of goods, set appropriate inventory levels and ensure accuracy
  • Work with production, quality and other departments as necessary.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years of experience in logistics / materials management that is excited to have direct impact on the overall performance of these areas of the business.

Specifically, the ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience within a make to order or engineer to order manufacturing operation.
  • Solid research and analytical ability.
  • Proven success with people management and leadership
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • You will bring strong negotiation and influencing ability.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude and approach to problem solving

If the opportunity to join a growing and innovative organization is of interest to you, please apply in confidence. To apply directly please email your resume to: sean@macdonaldsearchgroup.com and ensure your subject line reads exactly as follows: Materials & Logistics Supervisor