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Technical Operations Logistics Coordinator

Company Description

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Stephenville, N.L., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Burlington, Vt., and Orlando-Melbourne, Fla.

Job Details

TEAM: Technical Operations

REPORTING TO: Technical Operations Logistics Coordinator  

FUNCTION:

Porter Airlines manages a considerable number of shipments for aircraft parts and other maintenance supplies daily. A wide network of couriers, brokers and shipping companies are used to transport these items. Reporting to the Director of Maintenance, the Logistics Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all activities related to these shipments.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily management and coordination of all shipments
  • Ensure proper handling of AOG shipments from pick up to delivery and to provide continuous information flow between the shipper and the Company
  • Organization and coordination of Import/Export/Domestic AOG and routine shipments
  • Negotiate, confirm and monitor rates with carriers
  • Optimize current network of shippers/couriers to review shipments for accuracy, oversee customs documentation, manage critical shipments and educate all departments of the most cost and time efficient way to shop
  • Work with individual vendors to ensure level of service arrangements are honored
  • Develop and monitor all processes surrounding freight shipments including vendor selection during AOG, normal deliveries and expedited deliveries
  • Develop and monitor all aspects surrounding freight costs and provide monthly updates on freight cost vs target
  • Review of vendor invoices for accuracy
  • Ensure all aspects of cross-border shipments are put in place including brokers, bonded storage, paperwork etc.
  • Perform other functions and duties as assigned


BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others
  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals
  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).
  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.
  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.
  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a logistics or shipping role
  • Experience with aviation parts is an asset
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Must possess strong communication, negotiation skills, and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment and remain professional in stressful situations
  • Able to obtain a Transport Canada restricted area pass

LOCATION:

BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT - YTZ

  • January 31, 2019
  • 97-52-85

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