Transport Manager - Grand Terminal | [OOL-141]

Transport Manager - Grand Terminal | [OOL-141]

24 Dec

24 Dec



Your challenge!

This is a succession role with the opportunity to learn from two managerial positions; the Regional Transportation Manager and the Regional Dispatch Manager. Reporting to the Director of Transportation, the Regional Manager's mission is to support the implementation of his or her business unit's operational strategy by managing the company's transportation and targeting action priorities to improve service performance. You manage the financial, human and material resources required for the Transportation department and maintain a partnership with customers and teams from other functions of the business while embracing the company’s core values. Finally,

you support the operational process improvement initiatives raised by your team in order to ensure the value-added service offered to suppliers and customers as well as the safety of staff members.

Job Responsibilities

Provide direction and support within all operating areas of the department

Oversee all functions of dispatch within Eastern Canada (Responsible for route optimization)

Assist both Regional Managers with daily operations

Monitor all transportation related functions and activities to ensure compliance with established laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Communicate with the Regional Managers as required on all aspects of operations and personnel issues

Work closely with Transport Supervisors and Dispatchers to ensure productivity levels are being met

Assist in the coordination and preparation of next day workload and where there is a holiday, execute the service plan for the holiday, and coordinating this with Business development where applicable.

Comply with all Employment and Health & Safety Policies and Procedures as required.

Maintain records of absenteeism and or tardiness of all department staff.

Conduct performance reviews annum for all full-time employees

Provide a complete onboarding process as per Cascades standards for all positions within Transportation

Responsible to ensure that all shifts in the Transportation department are covered accordingly.

Ensure all vacations are scheduled and recorded as per company policy

Coordinate route audits with Driver Supervisors

Attend the JHSC for Transportation as required

Support all aspects of the business by communicating with regional leads (Operations, Health & Safety, HR, Sourcing, Finance, Maintenance)

Responsible for implementing and monitoring KPI’s within the department

Responsible for participating in the annual budgetary process

Review monthly financials to ensure budgets are met and exceeded with Transportation

Participate in the annual CAPEX process

Manage and oversee costs related to Transportation in Eastern Canada

Responsible for all accidents/incidents investigations and reports

Lead by example and create a positive culture within the company

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work, duties and responsibilities expected of the incumbent.

The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. The job description may be changed if needed as determined by the Company.

Required Skills and Qualifications


Post-secondary education in logistics, transportation, business, etc, or equivalent relevant training and experience.


3-5 years’ experience in a Managerial position

Previous experience in the recycling, waste or related industry is an asset

Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures

Proven success in development and implementation of improvements in transportation activities for cost savings, productivity improvements and/or growth

Advanced knowledge of transport and dispatching operations

Previous experience working within Transportation is an asset

Route optimization/re-routing experience is an asset

Work Environment

Normal plant/outside work environment with seasonal exposure to hot and cold temperatures

Percentage of time spent in office environment

Work hours will vary depending on client/route schedule requirements

Physical Demands

Occasional requirement to perform ride-alongs in company vehicles

Some lifting

Job Segment: Logistics, Business Development, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Supply, Operations, Sales, Management

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