Logistics Coordinator

Cambridge, ON, Canada Req #485
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

About Us


The Glen Dimplex Americas organization operates in North, Central and South America. Focused on enhancing the moments that matter in life with a commitment to delivering the best design and efficiency in the areas of temperature control and comfort creation. The organization’s portfolio of leading brands are strategically positioned to meet the market challenges of tomorrow by enhancing the moments that matter in life and in the environment.

The Dimplex brand focuses on innovation, inspired design and energy efficiency while the Cadet brand invites warmth and dependability at a value appreciated by its customers. Together these brands provide complete product offerings in the residential and commercial comfort categories, ranging from electric heaters, to fireplaces and controls. Dimplex also delivers on inspired design in the category of home furnishings with a complete line of mantels and media consoles.

Glen Dimplex Americas is a division of the Glen Dimplex Group - the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, which holds significant global market positions in domestic appliances, heating, cooling, ventilation, and renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland the Glen Dimplex Group privately owns over 40 brands with operations in 80 countries.

Our Values

We Think Customer – we aim to put our customers at the center of everything we do, taking time to understand their needs; creating solutions that meet and exceed their expectations, enhancing everyday moments

We Care About People – we recognize the power of a community with a common purpose; empathizing with others’ point of view and acting with integrity to create a safe and healthy environment

We Value Innovation – we are building a better future day by day; developing innovations that will create quality, consumer-centric, sustainable solutions

We Keep it Simple – we make the complex simple by driving out inefficiencies; which enables us to be agile, responsive and to get the job done.


The Opportunity

We are looking for an energetic and resourceful Logistics professional to join our team! As the Logistics Specialist, you will hold a key role within the Supply Chain Team by ensuring Shipments and logistics data are accurately processed for Glen Dimplex Americas. The ideal candidate will have a background in logistics and Ocean Freight, combined with relevant working experience with overseas freight forwarders and the container shipping process from Multiple Countries.


This role will work closely with cross-functional members of Customer Service, Supply & Demand Planners, Buyers and Inventory Control Coordinators.


In this role you will:

  • Ensures sea freight container bookings are made in a timely manner with our Freight Forwarders
  • Manages the on-time delivery of those containers by liaising with Freight forwarders
  • Tracks and reports out to key stakeholders on timing of sea freight container arrival
  • Performs other job duties as required, including backup coverage for co-workers during employee vacations and ad-hoc absences

What You Need

  • 1-3 years of experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, Customs
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or a related field.
  • Experience with overseas freight forwarders and the containers moving process is a requirement for this position
  • Global customs compliance experience considered to be an asset
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and the ability to prioritize and balance competing demands to meet deadlines.
  • Proactive, organized, and detail-oriented with the ability to work independently.
  • Personable self-starter with the ability to engage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, with an end result of driving forward various projects
  • Ability to prioritize and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Energetic, resourceful, and known for a positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required, to accommodate the various time zones between our clients’ operational facilities


What We Offer

Core Total Rewards

  • Fully funded Group Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, dependent life, AD&D, short term disability, & long term disability)
  • Group RRSP with 100% Employer Match up to 4%
  • Portable Benefits, Consult +, and Telus Pharmacy Group
  • 3 Weeks Vacation Immediately
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Workplace Wellness Program
  • Support of professional memberships/certifications

Additional Rewards

  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Smart casual dress atmosphere
  • Summer Fridays
  • Employee Service & Recognition Awards
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • A unique opportunity to be a key player in a growing global organization
  • An innovative fast-paced culture focused on people

How to Apply


If you are interested in applying or learning more about this opportunity, please apply now.


If you know of an individual who would thrive in our environment, refer them to us! For more information on our Referral Incentive Program please visit the Human Resources page of the Intranet Site.


Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

Other details

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  • Cambridge, ON, Canada