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Export Logistics Assistant - Contract

Brampton, ON, Canada Req #277
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Job Title:         Export Logistics Assistant 
Department:    Exports
Reporting to:   Exports Logistics’ Manager
Location:         Brampton Packaging Site

Greenfield is looking for a Export Logistics Assistant to join our growing team.  

Position Overview:  
Based at the Brampton Packaging Facility, this position will provide Exports logistics support for Brampton and other GGI BU’s.  Functions include export products, completing appropriate shipping documentation, customs clearance paperwork for Origin and Destination, 3PL carrier support and ensuring deadlines with rail and ocean carriers are met. The position will also provide export customer service support as necessary.

Who We Are: 

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower-carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.  

Why Join Greenfield?  

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.  

Who You Are:   

  • Self-starter individual with strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Individual with excellent communication skills who promotes a team environment
  • Strong computer skills
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect and commitment coupled with the ability to accept change.

Your Experience Should Include 

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience with freight forwarding (ocean/trucking)
  • Strong Manufacturing experience is an asset
  • 1-3 years of export experience is a definite asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task among competing priorities
  • Strong computer skills
  • CCLP & or CCS designation would be an asset.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Support in production scheduling activities at the Brampton Packaging plant.
  • Create loading schedules for Dried Distiller’s Grain (DDG) at various loading point (working directly with transportation service providers and loading point staffs).
  • Liaises with truckers on Dried Distiller’s Grain Loading Schedule
    Submit, review, and approves bill of lading instructions to carriers for Dried Distiller’s Grains Export shipments.
  • Secure Booking confirmations for Dried Distillers Grains shipments consistent with production and loading at the various location.
  • Prepare Prearrival Notices for DDG’s including Commercial Invoices and support document for customs clearance.
  • Update/maintain DDGS Schedule daily with booking changes, vessel delays, arrivals, split shipments etc. To include Track container shipments a weekly update to customers informing them of eta, and product on route.
  • Log weights tickets, create shipment reference, captures freight costs from carriers’ invoices in Navision.
  • Create and transfer Sale Order from 3PL elevators in Navision to Destination receiving inventory bins.
  • Matches weight tickets with ocean carrier invoices, for payment/processing including reviewing and auditing
  • Review and file insurance claims with Ocean carriers and intermodal partners.
  • Occasionally assist with securing Rail reservations for Alcohol shipments from Brampton, working closely with plant personnel on export shipment activity.
  • Performs cargo release in a timely fashion, when required and authorized by Management.
  • Work directly with ocean, truck and rail intermodal carriers handling related logistical issues.
  • Verify B/L information, apply for the relevant additional documents for package shipments including (COO, CNCA Certificates, Freight Certificates, and insurance Certificates).
  • Monitor Group email box, reply or forward emails to the relevant personal at Greenfield Chelsea / Ocean Carriers / Transport Canada in the event of Inspection / Missing labels/ other documents for Package Shipments.
  • Assist with the creating hazardous declaration forms for ocean carriers review their correctness.
    Maintains shipping documents in compliance with CBSA - Canada Export Reporting (CERS & Summary Reporting, Transport Canada/DOT requirements.
  • Back up Support to Export Logistics Manager and Export Customer Service Representative during vacations/ absences.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Total Compensation & Care:  

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance  
  • Formal and informal training opportunities  
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits  
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid personal sick time  
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards  
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution opportunities  
  • Meaningful and challenging work  
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and communication  

About Us  

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.  

Core Values  

  • Honesty  
  • Integrity  
  • Respect  
  • Commitment  
  • Openness to Change  

Core Principles  

  • Innovation: We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.  
  • Collaboration: We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.  
  • Responsibility: Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.  
  • Agility: Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.  
  • Discipline: At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.  

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 29, 2024
Location on Google Maps
  • Brampton, ON, Canada