Logistics Coordinator: Day Shift

Kitchener, ON, Canada
Full Time
Mid Level

Riverdale is Looking to add a Logistics Coordinator to our Kick-Ass, Growing Team!

Why Riverdale Poultry?

  • We are experiencing transformational growth! This is because we are the leading live haul poultry transportation and poultry service company in Canada. Our customers know us for being progressive, providing best-in-class service, and having amazing long-term employees
  • Riverdale exists to “FEED THE COUNTRY”, a purpose we have been proud of for 65+ years!
  • We deliver a critical service to major poultry processors, and we live by our core values:
    • Get it Done Right: We get the job done. The right way. Probably the hard way.
    • Learn to Improve: We have always focused on perfecting our craft. Each day is an opportunity to learn and push the yardstick
    • Accountability to All: We are accountable to all stakeholders – our team, customers, growers, animals, industry partners, and our communities
    • Kick Ass and Have Fun! We do whatever it takes to win, but never compromise safety, animal welfare, integrity, or our values
  • Reporting to the Dispatch Manager, the Logistics Coordinator works closely with field supervisors, drivers, catching crews, customers, and other stakeholders to create schedules to fulfill Riverdale’s work
  • This role is part of a high-performance team and involves creating/maintaining schedules, managing issues that occur in the field, ensuring the integrity/accuracy of data in our dispatch software, and ongoing communication with various parties. The logistics department is the nerve center of Riverdale’s operations and you will play an important role in helping the company’s operations run smoothly and efficiently
  • This is the perfect opportunity for tech-savvy, detail-oriented individuals who are looking to work with a team of multi-tasking professionals 

Working Hours

  • Our Dispatch team operates in 3 shifts:
    • Day: 8am-4pm / Monday-Friday
    • Afternoon: 4pm-12am / Sunday-Thursday
    • Night: 12am-8am / Monday - Friday
  • During the first 3-4 months of employment, new dispatch team members rotate between day, afternoon, and night shifts will be required for training
  • Occasional overtime or changes in working hours may be required based on business need

Job Duties

  • Click here to see the Job Scorecard for this role. It shows the Job Duties, the Key Skills and Experience required for the role, the Measurable Accountabilities (how your performance will be assessed), and the Behavioral Competencies that will help you be successful in the role.

What You Bring to the Role

  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure and find solutions to time-sensitive problems
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Experience using computers in your everyday life. You are comfortable navigating through different programs as needed such as Excel, Email, and Data Entry, and are familiar with keyboard shortcuts. Able to learn new tools/software as needed
  • A minimum typing speed of 40 WPM
  • Advanced communication and listening skills with the ability to interpret and convey ideas/concepts clearly and concisely (both written and verbal)
  • Experience with telephone and VOIP systems
  • Able to monitor progress and stay on task in fast-paced, constantly changing environments
  • Prior transportation or poultry experience is an asset but not required
  • Experience with GPS tracking software is an asset but not required
  • Comfortable working with others in a cohesive team environment
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • A college or university education is an asset but not required

Our Commitment to You

  • We provide ongoing investment in our people, tools, and systems. We want you to stay with us and grow with us!
  • We think differently, dare to be great, and insist on having fun – always
  • Our employees are empowered to share ideas and participate in decision making
  • We are very data-focused and use a series of cutting-edge technologies throughout all areas of our business
  • We have and continue to successfully employ data and technology to transform our business and the broader industry
  • Fully paid benefits @ 3 months
  • RRSP Matching Program @ 12 months
  • Performance-based bonus program

Upon request, Riverdale Poultry will provide accommodation to a job applicant with a disability during its recruitment process.  If you require accommodation during this process please contact Human Resources (226-972-6625 / [email protected])


Thank you for your interest with Riverdale Poultry. Only selected applicants will be contacted.


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