Assistant Logistics Manager — JAM Industries

19/08/2014

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Company JAM Industries

Position Assistant Logistics Manager

Location Baie-d’urfe, QC

Description JAM Industries is a leading distributor of consumer electronic goods, pro-audio equipment and musical instruments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and ensure all logistics activities, from purchasing to delivery, are carried out in an efficient manner;
  • See to custom clearance issues, freight forwarders and European and Asian shipments;
  • Coordinate with suppliers and negotiate with freight forwarders;
  • Stay abreast of industry and legislation changes;
  • Manage and support a team of 10 – 15 employees, assign work and ensure the completion of work in conjunction with departmental deadlines.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • 5 years relevant knowledge and work experience in international freight forwarding, logistics, USA and Canadian Customs Clearance and/or supply chain; CCS/LCB, CIFFA, CITP, CITT, FIATA PFF would be preferable;
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience managing a team (5-10 employees);
  • Excellent time management skills, sense of organization and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Proven ability to negotiate and make sound decisions;
  • Ability to read and analyze basic information as well as financial information;
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Office applications;
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards E1- Oracle an asset, but not required;
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal);
  • Demonstrated organizational ability and follow-through;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Fluently bilingual.

What you will get from working at JAM: 

  • Group insurance (medical, dental, life and LTD);
  • A complete Employee Assistance Program;
  • Beautiful and current office spaces;
  • A subsidized on-site cafeteria;
  • Generous employee discounts on all products we distribute;
  • Other benefits geared towards our number one priority: our employees;
  • Most importantly, you will also have the opportunity to work with a highly talented, winning team!

Please note that only candidates qualified for the Assistant Logistics Manager position will be contacted.

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