Transportation Coordinator Job in Richmond for Clearly |

Transportation Coordinator

October 13 2023
Industries Retail
Categories Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Richmond, BC • Full time

Founded in 2000, Clearly is on a mission is to eliminate poor vision in the world by 2050 - the world's largest unaddressed disability. Clearly serves this mission and the community every day by providing the most accessible, affordable, and stylish optical products on the market. Vancouver born and bred, Clearly was the first Canadian retailer to offer eyewear online and has now grown to be a recognized global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of glasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses. We are proud of our dynamic team members who work every day to fulfill our mission, and we celebrate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives that allow Clearly to be a Great Place to Work™.

We are very lucky to offer several incredible opportunities to join our team, and we are currently recruiting for a mission driven Transportation Coordinator to join our Operations Team.

Where we expect you to shine?

  • Managing Transportation flows including:
    • Carrier Service Performance
      • Tracking of shipments and monitoring service performance
      • daily/weekly reports to Essilor Canada entities and NA transportation
      • Working with the BI Team to provide the relevant sources of Transportation data for weekly KPI reporting
      • Challenging our freight vendors if the OTP is below target
      • Attending weekly operations meeting with each of our freight vendors to review service performance and highlight any areas of concern
      • Ability to identify and implement service performance opportunities
    • Transportation Key Contact for Operations
      • Subject matter expert, able to identify and resolve any issues across all Transportation flows
      • Provides reporting and troubleshooting support to Operations team as required
      • Supervision of Inbound shipments (Parts and consumable, contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses imported from overseas) and outbound shipments (Ophthalmic lenses and contact lenses distribution to stores and customers)
    • Responsible for month end financial processes
      • Obtaining all the vendor invoice statements
      • Approves transportation invoices
      • Working directly with our finance BA and logistics analyst to validate the Transportation spend
    • Liaise with AP to ensure Transportation vendors are paid on time
    • Coordinate with customer service and sales
  • Assists the transportation manager :
    • Identify anomalies and unique trends in complex data to support timely and dynamic approaches to delivering enhanced service levels as well as freight reductions within the Essilor Canada network
    • Tracking savings in transportation projects
    • Support in annual budget process
    • Providing support to Sourcing team for RFPs, new Freight Forwarders implementations, vendor files maintenance and vendor evaluations (QBRs, etc.)
    • Customs compliance
      • Ensure full compliance with customs and government agency requirements
      • H.S Code classification,
      • Audit Shipping documents
  • Performs all of the above with a high level of confidentiality, experience, professionalism, detail orientation, thoroughness, and accuracy

Why we want you !

  • Because our mission to eliminate poor vision is now your mission too.

  • Because you have 5 + years experience in domestic and international transportation/distribution/ compliance

  • Because you have strong customer service skills

  • Because you have extensive experience in Microsoft Applications

  • Because you have strong communication and relationship skills

  • Because you have strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Because you have the ability and experience with negotiating

  • Because you have experience with Lean/Six Sigma processes (preferred)

  • (asset) Because you are bilingual (French/English)

What is in it for you ?

  • You will be part of a purpose driven team that is making a difference - improving lives by improving sight.

  • Clearly will help you save for your future with 100% matching through our Employee Shareholding and Retirement Savings plans.

  • A total rewards package that includes extended medical benefits, dental benefits, vision care, and an annual flex spending account.

  • Opportunities for personal and career development, and an annual education allowance.

  • Employee discounts of up to 50% on for you, your friends, and your family.

  • A company that celebrates its wins and recognizes its highly valued team members.

Clearly is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome all applicants regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, political beliefs, family or marital status, religion, physical disability, mental disability, or age. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and we value the different perspectives, opinions, and backgrounds you can bring.

Thank you for your interest in joining team Clearly! Applying for this position will allow you to be part of something incredible. To succeed on our team, you must have an entrepreneurial mindset that embraces challenges, and understands the potential of the internet as an innovative tool to buy eyewear. While we thank all candidates that expressed interest in this position, only qualified individuals will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition team.

Apply now!

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