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Planning/Shipping coordinator

August 17 2017
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Administrative assistant, Office Automation Technician
Nairn Centre, ON

We are looking to hire a Planning and Shipping Coordinator that will report to the Mill Manager.

The Planning and Shipping Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating shipments and managing inventories, inputs and outputs as well as the shipping of finished product in collaboration with the central planning and sales department. Finally, the person will be responsible for managing the inventory level in the lumber yard.


  • Monitor the lumber coming out of the plants (Nairn Centre – random length and Gogama – stud mill) and inventory levels of various products.
  • Based on sawmill production, prepare production planning for dry kilns and planer.
  • Prepare forecasts with sales department.
  • Perform data entry in SAP production for inventory management and shipping.
  • Plan and coordinate the shipment of orders by truck or rail ensuring accuracy of orders and deadlines are met.


  • Focused on quality and accuracy;
  • Strong time management skills;
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and get maximum results;
  • Analytical with a continuous improvement mindset;
  • Good stress management and ability to resolve conflicts.


  • High school diploma with training related to the logistics field;
  • 2 to 5 years' experience in a similar job;
  • Advanced ability to use computer programs (SAP, Excel, Word, Outlook etc.;
  • Able to speak and write French and English.

If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

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