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Position Title:Planner

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 9143

Grade: Grade 04  

Company: Day & Ross Inc.   

 

At Day & Ross, you’ll go far.
Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees, drivers and owner operators.

 

We believe our people are our greatest strength – and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we were named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation in 2018 and 2019. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

 

About the Role

Planner

Full-time

Hartland, NB

 

The Planner ensures timely and efficient movement of trucks and freight within a designated region to maximize efficiencies while minimizing empty miles and wait times.

 

The shift schedule is Tuesday to Saturday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

 

How You’ll Help

  • Identify required loads two to three days out and organize for greatest efficiency
  • Assign and line up loads and deliveries based on efficiency and information from Fleet Specialists
  • Monitor scheduled runs to ensure they are on schedule and advise Fleet Specialists, Customer Service, and/or Planner in next region of any changes
  • Oversee daily activities of Drivers and flag issues to escalate to Fleet Specialists as required
  • Promote driver friendly atmosphere on and off the road
  • Other related duties as may be assigned.

 

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of secondary education, with preference of post-secondary education in logistics or business administration
  • A suitable combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a time sensitive, planning and organizing role, preferable in the transportation industry
  • Experience using MS Outlook, Excel & Word; must possess the aptitude for learning new programs
  • Strong customer service focus, relationship building skills
  • Good communication skills including the ability to relay information (verbal and written) between several parties and deliver a positive customer experience
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills, the ability to evaluate current situation, respond quickly to changing requirements, execute and escalate accordingly
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced  deadline-driven setting

 

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.

We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.


Function: Transportation

Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Hartland 

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