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Transportation Site Lead, LBM (Lumber Building Materials)

Lowe's Canada

This is a Full-time position in Richmond, BC posted May 27, 2021.

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 more than 470 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 associates 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 Transportation Manager, the Transportation Site Lead, LBM (Lumber Building Materials) will provide hands-on and leadership support for all transportation-related matters, as well as supervise a team of AZ Drivers.

The incumbent will work in collaboration with the Operations team to keep business flowing in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.

They will also work with stores, vendors, and carriers to resolve issues on a regular basis with a key focus on customer service to ensure customer order requirements are met and delivered on time.

This position is a DAY shift Monday to Friday 5 am to 1 pm Your role: Provide effective leadership to their team by mentoring and building relationships with team members; provide coaching, counselling, and training to ensure competence and the completion of work in a safe, efficient, and accurate manner Ensure the effective management of carrier relationships and scheduling to meet operational targets; ensure the routing of loads and scheduling of third party carriers Work collaboratively with the distribution centre (DC) Operations team on load planning to ensure all deliveries are made on time; ensure that customers are notified if there are delays Work with stores, vendors, carriers, and the DC Operations team to ensure transportation questions, concerns, issues, and plans are addressed and communicated effectively Manage all transportation-related documents to ensure required paperwork is completed accurately and that appropriate documentation, including BOLs, packing slips, load sheets, and routing sheets, is maintained Manage all transportation-related invoice processes-track BOLs, validate invoices for accuracy, submit them for payment and monthly financial accruals Ensure all work is conducted according to health and safety policies and legislation Perform other duties as required Job Requirements The qualifications we are looking for: Post-secondary education in transportation or supply chain (preferred) or equivalent industry experience One to three years of experience in transportation and/or supply chain Good interpersonal skills to foster a team-oriented work environment and provide appropriate coaching and training 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/stressful environment Familiarity with Ministry of Transportation (MTO) regulations Transportation dispatch and fleet management experience (an asset) CITT (CCLP) certification completed or underway (an asset) Demonstrated flexibility; ability to readily adapt to change and equate change with opportunity 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.