A service-driven paper and packaging products company, Atlantic Packaging has grown to become one of Canada’s largest paper manufacturers and a leading producer of packaging products. Our organization employs approximately 1000 people at eight manufacturing plants and four distribution centers.
We are looking for a Shipping Coordinator at our Brampton location. Reporting to the Warehouse and Shipping Manager, the Shipping Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all loading and on-time delivery schedules are met, through the effective scheduling and communication of customer order and delivery requirements to hourly shipping staff, supervision and transportation carriers. Ensures that loading and delivery activities are planned effectively and efficiently to optimize transportation cost including trailer and route utilization, in order to ensure customer delivery requirements are achieved. This position is straight afternoons 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm.
Ability to work directly with hourly shipping employees to resolve concerns
Direct receiving for couriers
Set up deliveries/orders for trailers and complete all necessary paperwork (bills) corresponding with the loads
Direct communication with other Atlantic sites, Sales Reps and other Company contacts and demonstrates the ability to respond quickly and efficiently to changing circumstances
Must be familiar and be able to work with computer systems
Monitor general activities in the shipping department
Ensure outside carriers are available for deliveries
Constant communication between departments when stock is received
Ability to act independently with little direction and suggest continuous improvement initiatives
Work within the parameters of Company policies and procedures.
Ensure customer delivery appointment times are scheduled
Call customers to ensure they are updated on stock (time and date of delivery)
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results and performing other duties as assigned
Provide back-up support for the other shipping functions as required
Post-secondary education in a related discipline or equivalent work experience is required
Prior administrative experience within a high volume Shipping, Warehousing or Distribution environment is a prerequisite
Prior experience planning and coordinating shipping and delivery activities with internal staff, transportation carriers and customers
Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, Excel and business systems
Strong communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills are prerequisites with the ability to prioritize tasks within a fast paced shipping environment
Ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision
Atlantic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.