• Transportation Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/12/2018 11:15 AM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Supply Chain, Distribution & Logistics
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Transportation Coordinator, Saskatoon, CA

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Each of these two positions will report in to one of either the Manager of Potash, Phosphate or Nitrogen Rail Operations (One coordinator for each team). No positions reporting in to this position.

    Key Tasks:

    Purpose of this role is to ensure a high level of rail car utilization while providing timely service to our customers, both external and internal. The role will monitor rail car cycle times, analyze cycle time data and prepare management reports and recommendations as needed.  Rail operations experience is not required, however candidates should have a firm grasp of successful business drivers and work well with a focused and dedicated team. Recent business school graduates are encouraged to apply.

    • Responsible for tracking and tracing loaded/empty rail cars.
    • Responsible for gathering eta's & information from rail carriers.
    • Responsible for handling problems and taking corrective action with rail carriers as required.
    • Responsible for communicating with various stakeholders including railways, customer service, mine sites and sales managers as needed.
    • Responsible for processing rail diversions and rebills as required by changing business needs
    • Responsible for reporting on rail transit times.
    • Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of rail car locations and report as necessary.
    • Some travel may be required.


    • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.
    • Strong interpersonal skills focused on customer service while optimizing costs
    • Analytical skills, with strength in excel (pivot tables, graphs, charts)
    • Problem solving


    • University degree required
    • Minimal experience required however transportation and/or mining experience would be considered an asset.
    • Professional designation in the logistics and supply chain field would be considered an asset,


    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. In order to ensure consideration for this role, candidates are encouraged to apply by July 31, 2018. However, this job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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