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Distribution Coordinator - Mississauga, ON

Mississauga, ON, CA

CRH Canada - Cement ON



Job ID:  477974


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include: 

  • Health Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 
  • Pension Plan  
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays  
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Disability Pay 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Growth Opportunities and more! 


What you’ll be contributing: 


Reporting to the Distribution Manager, the Distribution Coordinator plays a key role in supporting day-to-day management of product flows and customer service. The Distribution Coordinator works closely with both the Customer Service team and our freight carriers in order to deliver good service to our customers while optimizing flows to minimize distribution costs.


The Distribution Coordinator also works with the broader Logistics team that is focused on re-inventing the way we do business and how we serve our customers. As part of this team, the Distribution Coordinate plays a key role in supporting optimization of movements across Canada and the US, as well seeking out and implementing new technology and processes and push our business forward.


Having a strategic mindset paired with strong analytical skills are keys to success in this role.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Support the Customer Service team in daily distribution planning activities, and in particular ensure proper balancing of loads between carriers for optimal customer service
  • Generate, maintain and report on key metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Maintain freight-related data and tools, process carrier invoices
  • Support various shipping and sub-contract activities (bagging and blending facilities)
  • Respond to, coordinate and support resolution of various logistics incidents (safety, customer service, quality)
  • Coordinate delivery set up for new customer locations (freight rates, site visits, delivery requirements)
  • Occasional site visits to various locations as required (customers, terminals, carrier locations)
  • Support and participate in multifunctional team initiatives and special studies
  • Continuously seek and implement ways to improve performance and improve efficiencies


To succeed in this position, you will need: 




  • University or College degree required
  • 1-3 years of work experience required
  • Experience in logistics and distribution an asset
  • Knowledge and exposure to the building materials industry preferred




  • Due to the site visits required as a part of this role, a form of reliable personal transportation is required


Core Competencies


  • Drives Results
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Effective Communicator
  • Collaborates
  • Business Insight
  • Courageous and Resilient
  • Customer Focused


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to lift small objects frequently, weighing no more than 20 lbs.
  • This position is sedentary in nature but may require periods of standing and walking


Work Environment


  • This position is office based and is therefore indoors and climate controlled
  • Occasional travel involved



The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jan 24, 2023

Job Segment: Distribution, Operations