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Specialist Capabilities - Transportation

Requisition ID:  160312 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Outbound Transportation 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 127,000 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.



Job Description



As the Specialist, Capabilities - Transportation you will: 


Lead or participate in a cross-functional team of resources in support of the Retail Support Centre (RSC) and Transportation to plan, organize, and implement quality improvements and cost reduction projects


  • Provide Project Management leadership, stewardship and administration for initiatives
  • Analyze / Observe operational KPI and processes to identify opportunities.
  • Establish relationship with front line RSC management to create a continuous improvement culture.
  • Analyze, gather historical data and projection growth data for Network modeling simulations.
  • Analyze and simulate data including process mapping, developing tools, and benchmark/ best practices research
  • Monitor project progress and anticipate necessity for developing contingency plans or taking corrective actions 
  • Regularly report on and present to management regarding team performance, project schedules, budget, performance measures, support efforts, corrective actions, customer feedback, and issue identification 
  • Understand and conceptualize cross-functional business processes, and effectively apply process analysis techniques and tools 
  • Use both formal and informal channels to obtain information, build support and accomplish task


Manage all logistics systems (Kronos/C3/EXE/Vocollect/WMS/SLIDE)


  • Provide Change Management support on change requests or upgrades.
  • Validate regional or national change requests


Assist in the construction and maintenance of Engineered Labour Standards


  • Understand the concepts of Engineered labour Standards and the tools within the systems to help in performance monitoring.
  • Work with RSC staff to gather project requirements and help in the creation of project objectives and schedules
  • Provide Training support for RSC staff
  • Collaborate with other regional Specialist to share and support best practices identification & deployment.

Job Requirements



Your Resume and experince will show:


  • 3 to 5 years experience in Logistics / Industrial Engineering positions within a distribution or transportation environment
  • Experience with EXE / Witron Warehouse Management System (WMS), and Routing System (JDA)/ Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • Experience working on a varied schedule in multi-temperature environment with over  30% travel
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, AutoCAD)

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.



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