Logistics/Dispatch Manager



Logistics/Dispatch Manager


Swift Current 

Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

Why a Great Opportunity

We have been asked to exclusively assist an established agricultural equipment and parts manufacturer to find a Logistics/Dispatch Manager for their highly successful and established custom manufacturing/fabrication shop located in beautiful southwest Saskatchewan. Reporting to the GM, you will manage/oversee shipping, receiving, and material handling responsibilities for the organization. You will work, primarily, within a clean and pleasant office environment, along with regular exposure to an active shop floor, physical storage locations, inside and outside, as well as with/around moving machinery.

Job Description

Your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Planning, organizing, directing, managing, and evaluating material management activities
  • Conduct materials management related to inventory management and purchasing, production management, and warehouse planning functions
  • Operate Forklifts and associated machinery to move, shipmand receive associated product
  • Regularly analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability
  • Review material management operations and develop key performance indicators (KPI) to measure its effectiveness
  • Regularly work with high regard for safety - improving safety procedures; investigating root causes and determine improvements
  • Maintain files within their material handling software programs as well as associated paperwork, pick-notes and identifiers
  • Coach, train, manage, delegate, and appraise the performance of associated department personnel


To ensure the highest probability of success in this position, the following requirements have been identified:

  • 2+ years' experience in a lead, supervisory or management level position
  • 5+ years' experience working within a materials management/warehouse/supply chain environment
  • A mechanical aptitude to comprehend materials required from design to end-product
  • Ability to effectively manage priorities; ensure the timely and accurate completion of assignments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; take the initiative to get tasks done
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Accurate, detail-oriented focus supported by strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Soft-skilled generally required for a Logistics/Dispatch Manager with this client include:

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities; multi-tasking; a can-do attitude
  • Positive and cooperative team player
  • Analytical
  • Relationship building skills

Does this sound like your forte? In return for what you bring to the table, our client offers:

  • Challenge
  • Variety
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Matching RRSP program
  • Bonus program
  • Allowances for education, wellness, and safety
  • Clear onboarding to clarify duties and expectations
  • Performance evaluation and wage review policies
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