Specialist, Import Logistics

Job Overview

Job Number: 42586

Job title: Specialist, Import Logistics

Job description: Specialist, Import Logistics

Lowe’s Canada


Lowe’s Canada – Corporate – Boucherville QC – 00002 – Boucherville





Job Status:

Full Time

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Closing Date:

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At Lowe’s Canada, over 26,000 employees let their passion blossom every day. Our teams are driven by the desire to help people bring their projects to life and are committed to making a difference in the communities we serve.

We operate or service some 450 corporate and affiliated dealer stores. With a distinctive product and service offering and complementary store formats ranging from neighbourhood hardware stores to big box stores, our Lowe’s, RONA, Reno-Depot, and Dick’s Lumber banners are always looking for dedicated employees to help meet the needs of all DIYers and contractors.

You’ve got the talent? We’ve got the tools! Here, your work and ideas will contribute to building a flourishing organization. Your voice will always be heard and valued. You’ll find career opportunities that live up to your ambitions and be able to further develop your unique set of skills.

So if you’re looking to do what you love, and to grow and evolve within our family-one of the best employers in Canada according to a recent Forbes survey-we could be perfect for each other.

Our expectations

Under the direction of the Manager, Import Logistics, the incumbent will work in collaboration with colleagues, internal customers, suppliers, carriers and customs agents in order to keep the flow of imported products moving to support business targets and do so in an efficient, and timely manner.

Your role

Operations Drayage:

Oversight over empty container returns and carrier chassis equipment
Accessorial freight cost tracking
Cost Control: Storage, demurrage, detention, etc…
Freight analysis and coordination
Tracking and tracing
Providing forecasts of inbound container volume per destination
Dray carrier operational management
Monitors/utilizes exception management for freight and takes any proactive action needed to accommodate that freight (movement, storage, etc.)
Manages freight delivery into Distribution Centers, Trans-load Distribution Centers, and satellite warehouses.
Assists in the determination / nomination of Lowe’s Canada preferred carriers.
Monitors dray carrier performance.
Manages / oversight of empty/loaded containers at distribution facilities to minimize delays and cost.
Maintains proper documentation for accessorial cost justification.
Assesses the chassis volume requirements for planning with dray carrier for Distribution Centers, monitors availability to ensure uninterrupted flow of freight.
Works in close collaboration with Distribution Centers to minimize impact to their operations while maintaining a continuous flow of containers while maintaining cost reduction targets

Operations International Trucking:

Tender creation/submission of loads to carriers / freight brokers
Accessorial freight cost tracking, control, and documentation retention
Tracking and tracing
Assists in the determination / nomination of Lowe’s Canada preferred carriers.
Manages freight delivery into Distribution Centers
Determines KPIs and monitors carrier performance
Works in collaboration with Distribution Centers
Freight trends analysis
Documentation review / creation when necessary
Coordination with Customs brokers
Internal/external customer service


Claims processing.
Shortage / Overage notifications (compliance)
Spot quote management
Invoice management- verifications, coding, approval requests
Track empty returns to minimize erroneous charges.
Internal customer management
Exception approvals
Support savings initiatives
Support cost management

The qualifications we are looking for
Post-secondary education in transportation (preferred) or supply chain or equivalent industry experience
5 to 7 years of experience in transportation and/or supply chain
Good interpersonal skills to foster a team-oriented work environment.
Analytical and troubleshooting skills to resolve complex problems, initiative and creative problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time in a fast-paced environment.
Familiarity with CIFFA, CSCB, CBSA and a rudimentary understanding of US government import regulations.
Knowledge of customs classification and Canadian requirements an asset.
CITT (CCLP), CIFFA CCS, or CTCS certification is an asset.
Demonstrated flexibility; ability to readily adapt to change and equate change with opportunity.

Your benefits of working for Lowe’s Canada:

By joining the Lowe’s Canada family, you’ll enjoy many benefits, such as:

A fitness centre, sports activities, and showers
A childcare centre that can accommodate up to 78 children
A cafeteria with a delicious menu prepared by a dedicated chef, healthy options, as well as Starbucks and Tim Hortons coffee stations
Exclusive employee discounts, plus a 10% discount on stor

e merchandise (at all Lowe’s Canada locations)
Benefits: retirement savings plan, annual bonuses, stock purchase plan, student incentive program, etc.
Flexible hours and remote working
Electric car charging stations
Career growth opportunities within the company
An inclusive and safe working environment
Promotion of work-life balance
An employer that’s involved in the community
And much more!

The masculine generic is used without discrimination and only in order to simplify the text. Lowe’s Canada is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender, nationality, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

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Lowe’s Canada

Working at Lowe’s Canada means being part of something bigger than a company. It’s building trust with our customers and supporting them in their home improvement projects. It’s helping improve our communities through local and philanthropic…

Company: Lowe’s

Expected salary:

Location: Boucherville, QC

Job date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 05:25:05 GMT

Job Source: Careerjet.ca

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