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Temporary Planner Transportation-FT

Requisition ID:  163775 

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Careers 

Job Category:  Outbound Transportation Prairies 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Calgary

Location: 0040 Rocky View RSC 

Postal Code: T4A 0P9 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Provide daily delivery schedules and solutions to ensure efficient and effective transportation delivery. Actively contribute to a positive and productive working environment.

Job Description

•    Review daily Routing for errors or omissions. Research, correct and  communicate timely action plans

•    Work directly with operations to determine opportunities for routing/loading/shipping and implement best practices across the Prairie Region

•    Liaison with all shipping warehouses and retail locations, related to routing and delivery concerns in order to determine rot cause and correction to support operations, warehousing and customers across all banners and wholesale operations

•    System support for routing and dispatch programs in Prairies Region

•    Track on-time delivery and shuttle performance of all loads in the Prairies Region, identify deficient, correct misses and develop correct actions to eliminate delivery delays

•    Perform analysis to ensure the routing system is running effectively

•    Maintain a clean and safe working environment as per company requirements

•    Other duties as required

Job Requirements

•    Minimum 2 years experience in a transportation planning/routing/dispatch role is required
•    Diploma 
•    Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access databases), JDA, TMS
•    Strong organizational skills
•    Excellent time management skills
•    Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to meet tight deadlines while ensuring accuracy
•    Familiarity with Western Canada road network

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.