Ocean Freight Coordinator

$26.50 hourly
  • Valueway Global Logistics Inc.
  • 4514 10 St NE, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Aug 30, 2023
Full time Supply Chain

Job Description

Job title: Ocean Freight Coordinator

NOC Code: 13201-B


Company Operating Name:

Valueway Global Logistics Inc.


Head Office:

80 Galaxy Blvd., Unit 20,

Etobicoke, ON M9W 4Y8

T: 416-297-8333; 905-766-1111

E: hrca@valueway.ca

Web: www.valueway.ca


Work Location:

4514 10 St NE

Calgary, AB T2E 6K3


Terms of Employment:

Permanent full-time, 40.00 hours per week


Salaries and wages:

$26.50 per hour



1)      Coordinate activities of employees engaged in verifying and keeping records on incoming and outgoing shipments by ocean freight;

2)      Study shipping notices, invoices, orders, export customs and other records to determine shipping priorities for ocean transportation;

3)      Schedule methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules and ensure on-time delivery of orders;

4)      Oversee incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure all partners in supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to perform smooth operations;

5)      Inspect loading operations to ensure compliance with shipping specifications based on ocean carrier;

6)      Ensure proper packaging and placement of goods;

7)      Monitor compliance to company safety guidelines as well as policies and procedures;



  1. Education:  Completion of at least 1 year post-secondary diploma/certificate. Study in Business or Supply Chain Management is preferred. 
  2. Experience:  At least 2 years’ experience as shipping coordinator in logistics or similar role


Other skills/conditions:

  1. Highly developed organizational skills
  2. Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook
  3. Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet challenging targets
  4. Excellent interpersonal and people-management skills
  5. Strong knowledge in Ocean Freight Forwarding industry
  6. Ability to implement negotiation skills in real situations


Language: excellent oral and written English