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Logistics / Transport Coordinator

Posting Start Date: Dec 24, 2018

Location: Piscataway, NJ, US

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.



The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

Our new conversion plant, located in Piscataway, offers state-of-the-art technology and will be among the fastest in the industry. The Logistics / Transport Coordinator will support the planning and shipping needs of our facility to ensure on time and efficient deliveries to our Customers.


The successful candidate will partner closely with the Logistics / Transport Supervisor, Production staff, and Shipping staff to ensure accuracy with our deliveries. This is a fast-paced environment with changing needs and competing priorities which require diligent follow-up.


We are currently recruiting for day (6:00am-6:00pm) and night (6:00pm-6:00am) shifts.

Job Responsibilities

  • Works in conjunction with various parties such as supply planning, business development, and customer service to ensure support plans are in place to maintain long-term customer relationships
  • Root cause analysis and problem resolution for all logistics operation
  • Serve as liaison with all internal and external partners for daily operational activities
  • Inventory Management & Control (SAP)
  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships at all levels throughout the organization and externally
  • Good understanding of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and financial project controls and accountability.
  • Responsible for submitting reports as required; including ensuring administrative procedures are performed as necessary to complete required reports
  • Customarily and regularly directs the workflow of warehouse associates ensuring operational excellence and accuracy
  • Responsible for defining, communicating and maintaining SOPs including monthly inventory reconciliation, shelf-life management, and current and forecasted pallet positions.

Required Experience

3-5 years of Logistics/Transportation/Shipping experience in a lead role


  • Ability to work independently and under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated team member who can drive resolution to issues with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills a must
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Experience in SAP
  • Exceptional sense of priorities and flexibility to react fast to changing requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and cross-functional projects

Business Objectives Alignment

Support his manager in implementing the business plan for his unit

Operational Excellence

Rigorously analyze information and performance indicators from various systems and documents

Ensure accuracy and compliance of documents and data on logistics and transportation

Organize his activities to efficiently and effectively meet the needs of his department

Apply logistics/transportation practices and procedures to deliver on his unit’s objectives

Process information relayed from business partners diligently and in a timely manner

Facilitate communication between his department and business partners

Human Resources

Take the initiative to develop his skills, as well as those of people reporting to him

Promote team work and the sharing of knowledge

Assist in managing and engaging department based on Cascades’ values and business strategy

Health & Safety

Create and maintain a safe and healthy work environment for all employees in his department

Help implement the OSH action plan

Personally commit to and display strong leadership in health and safety

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Insist on ethical conduct and uphold the values underlying Cascades’ corporate culture

Ensure compliance with logistics/transportation laws and standards in effect

Client Focused and Innovation

Encourage department to suggest ideas for improvement

Foster business relationships between clients and business partners


Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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