Logistics Coordinator

Department: Manufacturing

Location : IRD Corporate Office 702-43rd Street East Saskatoon, SK

Job #: MP-0517

Who we are

IRD is an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) company and a world leader in the highway traffic management and in-vehicle systems solutions industry, specializing in traffic data collection, weight enforcement, commercial vehicle operations, toll, and safety. Over the past 35 years, IRD has diversified both from a markets and geographical perspective. IRD Systems are designed and built by a multidisciplinary, customer-focused team which fuses core IRD technology with integrated computing and communications technologies.

What does it mean to be a Logistics Coordinator for IRD?

Working alongside manufacturing and project management staff, the Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the preparation, coordination, and documentation processes of all shipping and materials handling for domestic, North-American, international, courier and freight shipments.  As a Logistics Coordinator, you will apply your knowledge of regulations to ensure complete documentation in accordance with domestic and international NAFTA requirements such as Certificate of Origin, Export Declaration (Form B13), Dangerous Goods, MSDS/TSCA labelling etc. to continually assess and develop efficient shipping processes across the company. 

Skills & Abilities

  • Proven organizational and analytical skills
  • Must be adept at providing excellent customer service through telephone and email communications
  • Knowledge of Customs and Border processing methods and procedures
  • Ability to foresee and plan for any potential issues regarding the timing, expedition, processing, and delivery of freight and materials on a domestic and international scale
  • Apply effective problem solving skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Thorough understanding of computer systems to maintain and develop effective track and trace databases, and analyse reports to identify process efficiencies
  • Experience operating material handling equipment such as tape guns, banding equipment, pallet jacks and transport dollies
  • Schedule driven; ability to perform well under pressure
  • Collect and monitor shipping issues (lead time to pack)


  • Canadian, North-American, and International cross-border freight coordination and management experience required
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a Logistics and/or Supply Chain (Shipping) role or relevant experience with a transportation and shipping systems is considered an asset
  • Valid Forklift Operator license, and previous experience operating a forklift and pallet jacks is required
  • Knowledge of Lean Practices in workplace organization methodologies such as 5S, KANBAN inventory controls, and Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is an asset
  • Dangerous Goods and WHMIS certification required
  • Knowledge of Quality systems such as ISO, in a high-tech environment would be an assetSCMA Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) designations are considered strong assets for this position

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IRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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