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Auto req ID 4593BR
Posting title Supply Chain Solutions Manager
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The Supply Chain Solutions Manager will be responsible for developing a detailed understanding of the customer's over dimensional transportation needs, and design and execute innovative and practical transportation solutions that optimize the customer's supply chain to deliver efficiency and productivity improvements.

This leader will be an ultimate problem solver and a creative and innovative thinker. The successful individual will have strong technical and analytical problem solving skills to design/optimize supply chain networks and processes, as well as experience in railroad operations.


¨ Design and validate optimal supply chain solutions for CN customers' over dimensional transportation needs, including origin and destination transloading and trucking components where required.

¨ Work closely with existing and new customers in the development of innovative solutions for the shipment of their over dimensional products.

Solutions will need to be developed and implemented on a timely and a professional basis to meet the customer's shipping requirements.

¨ Coordinate the execution of the solutions, including CN Rail operations and CN Transloads group, as well as external logistics partners and suppliers.

¨ Support the CN Sales team by developing and delivering customer sales presentations that communicate a solutions approach with quantifiable benefits delivered

¨ Elevate the customer's business to the next level through process optimization, addressing fundamental inefficiencies across the supply chain

¨ Reduce costs while optimizing the customer's supply chain efficiency, delivery processes and distribution network.


¨ Degree or Graduate degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Technology/Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Business.

¨ Entrepreneurial/self starter

¨ Experience in break bulk and project cargo shipping and handling

¨ Five or more years experience in one or more of the following areas: supply chain design and management, logistics, distribution or supply chain business development, railroad field operations

¨ Strong project management skills; comfortable leading cross functional teams across the railroads, customers and 3rd party suppliers

¨ Prior experience in supply chain and logistics solution design and optimization

¨ Good understanding of rail transportation to be able to develop rail-centric solutions, an asset

¨ Familiarity with AAR Open Top Loading rules, an asset

¨ Strong analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office

¨ Proficiency in SRS

¨ Proficiency in both English and French an asset.

City Brampton
Country Canada
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