Welcome To Burnac Produce - Applying For The Logistics Specialist Position

The Future of Produce 

With roots in the produce industry dating back over 80 years, Burnac Produce Ltd. provides fruits and vegetables to large corporations, mid-sized companies, and small independent business owners. We have grown to a multi-million-dollar organization, operating two state-of-the-art facilities.  Our experience, technology, and passionate workforce have allowed us to become one of the most progressive and successful companies in the industry in Canada. Rich in its history and diversity, Burnac Produce is true to its values.

Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Position Objective

Coordinating all aspects of the transportation of produce commodities to Burnac warehouse while ensuring acceptable transport conditions, lead time and costs. 

 

What we offer:

At Burnac Produce, our employees are the essence of our business. We are committed to fostering those relationships with honesty, integrity and by providing:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Career growth with a focus on fostering internal talent
  • Financial support for continuing education relating to your position
  • Training and recertification as required to ensure employee success

What you will do in a typical day: 

  • Coordinate import and transport of fresh produce commodities offshore 
  • Ensure on time deliveries and related expenses on budget 
  • Coordinate all shipment arrangements with NOrth Amercian and international carriers 
  • Ensure all government regulations and documents pertaining to off-shore sourcing are understood and utilized 
  • Monitor all documentation and customs processes in timely manner, to avoid delays in clearance and delivery 
  • Analyze and propose transportation routes for ocean/air/over the road considering intermodel/cross-docking alternatives when available and acceptable 
  • Meet expected delivery standards as required by business demand 
  • Process documentation, standard operating policies and procedures current and evolve to align with the changing needs of the business 
  • Analyze, verify and approve payment related to freight and customs services 
  • Maintain workplace health and safety, through active compliance with all workplace health and safety policies and procedures 
  • Any other reasonable duties as required 

What you will need to succeed at Burnac: 

At minimum, you will need: 

  • 5 years of experience in troubleshooting logistics issues and finding efficient solutions 
  • 5 years of experience in importing/transporting products; shipping by air/sea/over-the-road 
  • 5 years of experience working with international and domestic carriers 
  • 5 years of experience in working with various customs 
  • Ability to work in an office-based environment 
  • Required to travel between company locations as required by the business and operational needs 

It would be great if you also have: 

  • Experience working in Food & Beverage or Manufacturing 
  • Post secondary education in Business Administration or Agriculture
  • Proficiency in Spanish is an asset 

We're ready when you are. 

Burnac Produce is a dynamic, fast-paced organization of passionate people focussed on results and collaboration. Our people set us apart and we are committed to their wellbeing and development. Our core values dictate the way we function and are the keys to our success. We are a strong, hard-working team but don’t forget to have some fun along the way.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability, or other protected status. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to resume@burnacproduce.com. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

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