Coordinator, Inbound Transportation - Term
The North West Company
Winnipeg, MB
Position Status: Up to 1 year term

In your role as Inbound Transportation Coordinator at The North West Company (NWC), you will operationally support the movement of inbound shipments into the company’s supply chain, as well as provide transportation analysis to identify opportunities for improvements in the network. You will also support a number of value-added initiatives that ensure the lowest cost of goods to our customers.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary with a benefits package and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

Your Role:
Support the company’s inbound transportation movements while ensuring expected service levels are met and costs are minimized;
Administer the company’s Vendor Inbound Compliance Program and provide regular summaries of effectiveness;
Preserve relationships with inbound transportation carriers and obtain regular reporting on their performance;
Provide analytical support for various projects and initiatives;
Maintain inbound freight rates and support occasional inbound freight invoice audits;
Monitor and respond to all potential or actual disruptions in the inbound network;
Seek opportunities to optimize the supply chain through the use of technology;

Desired Skills & Experience:
Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in Supply Chain & Logistics in an operational and / or analytical capacity;
Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain Management, Commerce, or a related field;
Previous education or experience using transportation and financial modeling tools;
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel;
Strong demonstrated analytical and problem–solving skills;
Ability to work independently within tight timelines;
Knowledge of VBA and / or database extraction tools (Oracle SQL Developer) is considered an asset;
Ability to maintain confidential information;
Strong verbal and written communication skills; and,
Excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with internal and external business partners.

Location: Winnipeg Logistics Services Centre, 100 Murray Park Road, Winnipeg MB

Reports to: Manager, Inbound Transportation Canada

You may include your resume and cover letter together as a single document. A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.