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Logistics Coordinator - Contract Position

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Location: Lake Country
Company: Jealous Fruits Ltd

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Jealous Fruits is the northernmost large scale cherry producer in North America. We grow premium cherries along the shores of Okanagan Lake in the renowned Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. Our cherries are all hand packed in our state-of-the-art facility, located right on our farm, and shipped to our customers worldwide.

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Logistics Manager the Logistics Coordinator will ensure seamless shipping of our product around the world during our harvest season.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Daily monitoring of order entries in Famous ERP and adding/editing data to those orders to help plan and arrange shipments.
  • Schedule shipping times and distribute information to stakeholders each day.
  • Update packing priorities regularly in accordance with up-to-date information from QC and Sales.
  • In collaboration with Sales/ Fulfillment team, ensure all inventory is accounted for and sold in timely manner, with the goal of meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
  • Utilizing 5G live online trackers attached to all shipments, monitor temperature data to ensure the ideal temperature range is maintained throughout the delivery process, from our facility to final delivery point. Address all discrepancies/variances with appropriate stakeholders to ensure our cherries arrive to our customers in the freshest condition.
  • Various other tasks including emailing customers & partners, scanning documents, and making/receiving phone calls with carriers, brokers and other stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Must be highly organized with an exceptional eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication skills required for the fluid and fast paced perishable fruit industry.
  • Able to learn quickly and take direction from supervisors and management when required.
  • Able to work for extended periods of time in a focused, safe and professional manner.
  • Must be a flexible team player who works well in a busy and demanding environment.
  • Good working knowledge of Spreadsheets, Word Processors, ERP and Email Management Systems.

Working conditions

Our working environment is extremely challenging over a short period of time. Applicants should be aware that:

  • Work hours are generally at least 50+ hours per week, weekend work will be required.
  • Applicants must be available from mid-June until early September
  • Compensation: $20.00 per hour

Other Details

Job Type: Full-time

Contract Length: June -September

Pay rate: $20.00 per hour

Expected Start Date: June 1, 2022

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Successful applicants must provide acceptable evidence of being fully immunized against COVID-19 (two doses of Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine, plus 14 days after your second vaccination) before a start date can be set.

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