Logistics Specialist

AGI

Dates

Closing: May 31, 2021

Posted: May 3, 2021

Location

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Job Department

Engineering

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@aggrowth.com. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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About AGI

AGI is a global food infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Today, AGI’s product portfolio also includes cutting edge solutions that leverage IoT enabled devices, sensor technology and cloud computing.  AGI SureTrack is an independent hardware and software platform that brings together data across the farm, in real time, and provides customers with the ability to manage their crop production, manage their overall business, and market their grain based on content and robust traceability.  With a customer base that includes Growers, Ag Retail, Grain Buyers and Food Processors, AGI SureTrack is an independent farm operating platform, with supply chain visibility and complete crop management. 

The Opportunity

As a Logistics Specialist, you will be responsible for coordinating daily logistics activities for assigned projects. You will be a main contact for suppliers and customers, arranging domestic and International shipments, preparing customs documentation, and dealing with various customs brokers and customs authorities.

The Team

You will be a part of the Global Engineering and Sales Execution team, reporting directly to the Logistics Manager. You will work closely with project management and sales teams across our various global locations. 

Responsibilities

  • Liaising with the carriers on freight quotes, shipping arrangements and cargo delivery updates
  • Preparing documentation for international and domestic shipments ensuring accuracy of the paperwork
  • Dealing with the customs brokers to ensure smooth customs clearance process, providing technical details and resolving issues
  • Coordinating shipments with AGI Divisions and suppliers, checking orders readiness and shipping dates
  • Communicating with the customers, providing shipping updates, solving issues, arranging delivery of customs documents via courier
  • Opening Insurance Certificates for ocean and AF shipments
  • Organizing courier shipments for Marketing and IT Departments
  • Maintaining accurate transaction records following the company’s folder structure
  • Participating in Logistics projects by managing new initiatives as they arise 

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Experience arranging truck shipments between Canada and U.S., preparing customs documentation including CUSMA/USMCA, and dealing with customs brokers
  • Knowledge of export logistics processes, documentation, and customs requirements
  • Working with Harmonized Tariff Schedule, ability to determine the HS Codes
  • Knowledge of the Incoterms
  • Certifications in logistics or freight forwarding will be an asset
  • Strongly skilled in problem solving, customer service, multitasking and time management
  • Must have good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365, including Teams, SharePoint, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Desire to learn and solid work ethic

How To Apply 

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email careers@aggrowth.com with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line. 

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.