logistics clerk - intermodal - temporary - edmonton in Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta
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Randstad Staffing, Canada’s largest staffing agency, is currently seeking candidates for multiple, 3 month temporary Logistics Clerk - Intermodal positions with one of Canada's largest transportation companies. These roles are based out Edmonton, and will be an urgent fill.

If you are seeking a position with a great organization, Randstad wants to hear from you today!

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Senior Western Fleet Manager, your role will be to work with the other Logistics Clerks to achieve large volume recruitment targets. The ideal candidates will be dedicated to delivering superior customer service and will thrive in a fast paced, large volume recruitment environment.

- Produce freight journals and switch lists for terminal/yard assignments
- Generate work orders for customer freight requirements.
- Review all messages pertaining to freight operating in the territory to ensure freight journal integrity, notify appropriate functions of any exceptions.
- Contact crews for proper reporting (phone, fax, radio etc).
- Records time of arrival and departure from station or terminal
- Records type of freight, weight and mode of transportation
- Compares time of arrival or departure with schedules to ascertain number of minutes freight was off schedule.
- Ascertains from transportation crew or yard manager reasons or causes for delays
- Transmits freight movement data to electronic data processing system, using on-line console
- May also type operating information, for example switching lists and personnel assignments, according to instructions from Yard or Terminal Management

What You Receive:

- Earn $22 - $25 hourly (based on experience)
- 4% vacation pay
- Benefits offered
- Immediate opportunity
- Convenient North Edmonton location
- Work with a globally recognized leader in the transportation industry

Who You Are:

Your drive and passion for success will allow you to excel in achieving goals for effectively planning, tracking and recording movement of various freights.

You have superior communication skills, including customer service skills to effectively communicate with Terminal and Yard staff to work towards efficient movement of freight under strict rules and regulations.

You have previous experience in the Transportation Industry, particularly with intermodal freight.

Job Skills/Requirements:

- Previous experience as a Logistics Clerk with in the Transportation industry would be an asset
- Excellent computer skills
- Strong Math skills
- Ability to plan, organize and modify existing plans
- Strong communication skills in order to effectively receive, record and relay orders to terminal crews
- Strong analytical thought process
- Unwavering commitment to rule compliance and safety
- Ability to work under pressure, in a high stress environment
- Ability to work in an open-concept environment
- Ability to make quick decisions and react effectively to emergency situations with minimal supervision.
- Works irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays to support a 24/7 operation.

Must be able to provide 2 supervisory/managerial work references from recent previous employment

If this opportunity appeals to you, apply now! This role will not be available for long!

If you meet the requirements, please apply:
- Visit randstad.ca and apply directly to this posting
- Email your resume directly to melissa.tkachuk@randstad.ca and alpana.kedare@randstad.ca with the subject line "Logistics Clerk - Intermodal"
- Call Melissa or Alpana directly at 780-420-1158

****Local Candidates only please

Note that this posting may be used to maintain an active candidate pool for similar positions.


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