Logistics Dispatcher

Location: 

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3E 3R4

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​Job category: Supply chain and logistics
Job posting ID: 6125

 

​Employment status: Temporary full-time
Position's anticipated end date: 2025-03-31 
Possible schedule/FTE:  

 

Classification: MGEU
Salary/Rate of pay: 21.08

 

Application deadline: posted until filled 
Application requirements:

  • Your up-to-date resume.
  • We recommend you save a copy of the job posting for reference throughout the recruitment process.

 

Do you currently work for Canadian Blood Services? All employees must apply via the internal career page.

 

Together, we can make all the difference in the lives of others.

 

Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving lives. Thousands of patients depend on us every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues. 

 

If you are looking for a rewarding experience with a values and mission-driven team, join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference.

 

We acknowledge that the work of Canadian Blood Services spans many Territories and Treaty areas across the country, and we are grateful for the Traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who have guided us in this important work. We recognize the land and waters that have inspired our work and offer gratitude to those Indigenous peoples on whose territory we work, live and play.

 

About the role


Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Temporary full-time to join our dynamic Logistics team.

 

The Logistics team is responsible for supporting Canadian Blood Services by coordinating the dispatch of transport drivers and vehicles.  In this role, you will be responsible in facilitating the safe and timely distribution of blood products, equipment, materials and the transportation of staff and donors.

Formula for success

 

  • Utilizing your organizational skills, you will review, plan and coordinate vehicle and staff resources to meet daily operational requirements.
  • Drawing on your knowledge of safe transportation procedures and your attention to detail, you will ensure vehicle maintenance is in accordance with Canadian Blood Services Transportation Rules and Procedures Manual.
  • Leveraging your great communication skills, you will facilitate the resolution of day to day operational issues, consulting the supervisor/manager for direction as appropriate.
  • Initiate, post and revise Driver's daily work schedule to accommodate changing work flow within the department to meet all tasks including staff and donor shuttles, mobile transportation, hospital deliveries and centre functions.
  • Build and foster professional relationships with vendors, internal and external customers.
  • You will complete appropriate documentation required for department activities, compile statistical information and prepare reports upon requests.
  • Serve as the first point of reference in resolution of day to day centre and mobile related issues; problem solve and redirect resources required.

Desired education and skills

 

  • Completion of secondary school program. 
  • Current experience (within the last 3 years) in a Dispatcher role or related position within a Logistics environment is required.
  • Current experience (within the last 3 years) in a customer service environment is required.
  • Experience in a Manufacturing and/or Supply Chain Operations environment would be an asset.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, being able to exercise tact, sound judgement and discretion when dealing with others.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; manage multiple tasks with competing priorities. 
  • Must be willing to obtain Class 4 MB license and provide commercial drivers abstract.

What we offer you

 

  • Payment in lieu of vacation.
  • Payment in lieu of holidays.
  • Defined benefit pension plan. 
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, professional resources. 

What you can expect

 

  • Physical capability to load, unload, push and carry heavy clinic equipment and supplies. This will include stooping, kneeling, crouching, lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • Strong culture of mutual respect and integrity.
  • This role works Monday to Friday 0800 - 1600


Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  

 

Canadian Blood Services requires that all employees be fully vaccinated (COVID 19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights considerations. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.

 

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply by providing your up-to-date resume. This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.