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Transportation Manager

Central NB Woodlands - 8 Jobs
Chipman, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Posted 26 days ago

Transportation Manager - Central New Brunswick Woodlands

At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.

J.D. Irving, Limited, is looking for an innovative and energetic leader to join our team in Central New Brunswick as a Transportation Manager.

Over the next three years the Woodlands Division is significantly increasing the volume of product we transport from our forest operation to our mill customers. To meet this challenge, the successful candidate will lead a team of transportation professionals and work collaboratively with various other departments to revolutionize how transportation is done within our region.

What We Offer:

  • A results driven performance opportunity with a flexible work schedule
  • Company vehicle
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Health & dental coverage
  • Matching RRSP contribution
  • Ongoing personal and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement


  • University or technical college degree in related field is considered an asset. Other degree programs may be considered
  • Master of Business Administration considered an asset
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience managing a team
  • Experience in transportation industry is considered an asset
  • Experience in the Forest industry is considered on asset
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Class 5 driver's license

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Central New Brunswick woodlands trucking team that runs 24/7 through short-term daily management and long-term strategic improvements
  • Improve the efficiency and financial health of our current trucking fleet
  • Increase the capacity of our current trucking fleet
    • 1.5M tonnes /year in 2023 and grow to 2M tonnes/year by 2025
  • Collaborate with our planning and road building staff to align road construction, wood flow and new truck configuration initiatives with our growth plan
  • Improve workforce efficiencies and eliminate waste from the system
  • Develop a strong team of company truck drivers and influence a positive company culture

KPIs - below are some of the metrics for this role:

  • Maintain a critical injury rate of zero
  • Achieve 100% on our safety compliance programs
  • Work on continual development of our safety management system
  • Manage transportation cost for the region according to budget
  • Manage contractor financial health
  • Improve parameter payloads and speed
  • Optimize truck configuration strategy for CNB Woodlands
  • 100% of seats filled with double shifted trucks
  • Work with IT on efficiencies such as digital load slips and truck navigation systems
  • Yard cost per ton versus budget and forecast

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online.

For more details on this new position, feel free to call Brad Abernethy at 1-506-440-9218.

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees

Competition Number: 23004601
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