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Director, Logistics


Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world.  We have an appetizer plant in Wheatley, ON two state-of-the-art potato processing plants in PEI, one in Lethbridge, AB, and another in Jamestown, ND. Headquartered in Dieppe, NB, the company has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal and Boston.

 

Reporting to Vice President of Supply Chain, the successful candidate must be customer focused, thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism. The Director of Logistics will lead, manage and continuously improve the logistics and distribution operations through the development of strategic operating plans.

 

Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post- Secondary education, University Degree or Technical Diploma with 5 to 10 years of relevant experience;
  • Clear understanding of project management principles and guidelines;
  • Experience in managing and developing people;
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence/persuade decision makers and to motivate team members;
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with a solid attention to detail;
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral.
  • A proven ability to multitask on multiple projects while remaining focused, collaborative, driven and disciplined to quality work and timelines.
  • High attention to detail;
  • Previous exposure to market analytics and insights;
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the delivery of outbound physical flows at strategic, tactical and operational level’s.
  • Contribute and implement the optimum distribution strategy to improve cost and deliver service.
  • Implement Best Practices through:
  • Management of 3rd party outside warehousing
  • Management of Transportation
  • Management of Customer Service
  • Prepare, consolidate and manage annual budget
 

If you are interested in applying for this career opportunity, please apply to job ID 100226 at:
www.jdirving.com/careers


Applications must be received by October 21st, 2019

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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