Traffic Coordinator (working up to 32 hours/week - 3 days in a week)

City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-09-09
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Posted: 2014-09-09


Job Title:                     Traffic Coordinator (working up to 32 hours/week – 3 days in a week)


Department:                  Operations/Mailroom


Location:                      175 Gordon Baker Rd, Toronto


A subsidiary of Torstar Corporation, Metroland is one of Canada’s premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-to-the-minute vital business and community information to millions of people across Ontario. We have grown significantly in recent years in terms of audience and advertisers and we’re continuing to invest heavily in developing best-in-class talent, products and technology to accelerate our growth in the media landscape and strengthen our connection to the community. For further information, please visit



Metroland Media requires a Traffic Coordinator for its Metroland Media Toronto location reporting to the Trucking Supervisor, this position will directly oversee the loading/traffic operation as well as have involvement in other areas of the distribution operation.

Position Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the workflow process through monitoring independent contract drivers entering and exiting the facility. Maintaining loading schedules & coordinating the delivery and removal of product flow

You will maintain consistent workflow by ensuring product is prepped for shipping in a safe, timely manner.

Provide clear, concise communication to employees and contractors on operational policies and procedures, taking necessary action as required.

Responsible for overseeing the loading staff and assisting the staging area as needed.

Ensure a safe working environment in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Company Health and Safety policies

Produce and analyze production reports, taking action where necessary to meet internal compliance requirements & FDSA audit reporting

Strong team work skills a necessity

Other duties as assigned by the Trucking Supervisor


Competencies, Skills and Experience:

 Time Management,                   Process Management,               Drive for Results,

 Delegation,                              Building Effective Teams


Forklift equipment certificate or experience

Must be available to work all shifts:

1st Position: (Mon. 12:00 Mid.–Tues.12:00noon) (Tues.12:00 Mid.–Wed.12:00 noon) (Wed.12:00 Mid –Thurs. 11:00am

2nd Position: (Tues. 12:00noon- 12:00 Mid) (Wed. 12:00 noon – 12:00 mid) (Thurs. 11:00am – 10:00pm)

Strong communication skills a must

Previous experience working in a distribution operation an asset.

Ability to work in a fast pace environment

Proficiency in written and spoken English

Health and Safety knowledge and experience preferred.


Interested and qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to no later than September 19, 2014.


No phone calls please.

Career Level: Entry Level

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Publishing, Printing and Newspaper

Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics