Fleet Operations Planner

West Coast Reduction Ltd. is searching for a Fleet Operations Planner to join our Vancouver Plant location. Using innovative thinking, progressive processes, and modern facilities, WCRL’s 7 plant locations across Western Canada recycle inedible food by-products and create finished products such as protein meals and fats which are then sold to customers worldwide. As an integral part of a sustainable local food chain, rendering keeps energy in the system by creating high value products from materials that would be otherwise sent to land fill or compost. We deliver raw material containers to suppliers, ship products globally and offer storage, shipping, refining and blending services through a terminal located at the Port Metro Vancouver. Learn more at www.wcrl.com.

Based at our Vancouver Plant location on the Port of Vancouver, the Fleet Operations Planner is a key role in the company, responsible for routing the company’s flow of raw materials from 10,000 customer locations across Western Canada into any of our seven plant locations using a fleet of 150 trucks and 225 trailers. The primary goal of the position is to provide an optimized solution of excellent customer service levels combined with the planning of highly efficient truck routes to all Divisions of the Company.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Ensure customer orders are generated in a timely manner in the ERP system (JD Edwards) and that customer information is updated to maintain a high level of service standards

  • Create optimized routes for company fleet vehicles in the Roadnet Transportation Suite software for flow-through to onboard trucking computer systems

  • Support our Customer Service Team with emergency or special service requests

  • Assist with fleet operations information, reports and planning

  • Identify opportunities for operational and fleet utilization improvements

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Graduate from a relevant post-secondary certificate or diploma program, preferably in Business, Transportation or Logistics

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in planning trucking routes, dispatch or transportation logistics

  • Prior experience with Roadnet Transportation Suite Software and other ERP systems required

  • Strong customer service focus toward team members and the public

  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, with excellent communication skills

INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT THEIR RESUME BY EMAIL TO CAREERS [at] WCRL.COM OR VIA THE "APPLY NOW" LINK BELOW.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity, however, only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.