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Logistics Coordinator

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Medical Ltd. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 150 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.


We are currently recruiting for a Logistics Coordinator for our facility in Kanata, Ontario, Canada.

While working at BWXT you can expect to be integrated into a team where you’ll have an immediate impact.


Job Description/Duties:

Under specific guidance, responsible for the coordination of shipments and the preparation of transportation and customs documents to facilitate the reliable movement of product to BWXT customers.

  • Normally makes independent decisions, exercises judgment and initiates actions within standard policy, procedures and guidelines, applicable to the role
  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone, email and in person to employees at various levels throughout the company, maintaining a strong customer-service orientation.
  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email to external contacts, such as, carriers, freight forwarders, customer brokers, etc.
  • Plan and execute the delivery of finished goods to domestic and international customers
  • Prepare required transportation and customs documentation to facilitate the delivery of finished goods
  • Audit and approve transportation services invoices and ensure application of the appropriate contract charge
  • Track & Trace shipments daily and report to internal managers
  • Coordinate with outside service providers for domestic and international shipments
  • TDG (Transportation Dangerous Goods) Hazardous Materials Transportation training with focus on Class 7 radioactive shipments.
  • Filing of transportation documents
  • Ensure adequate levels of required departmental supplies are maintained
  • Ensure departmental equipment is maintained
  • Assist in the training of new Global Logistics employees
  • On a rotation basis, provide on-call coverage for Global Logistics


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Normally, at least 5 years of experience in the transportation field or in a related area
  • College diploma or University degree in Transportation/Business
  • C.I.T.T. and/or equivalent
  • CCS (Canadian Customs Specialist) certificate
  • Technical knowledge of all modes of transportation with emphasis on courier, air freight, and truck
  • Practical knowledge of international customs and trade regulations
  • Understanding procedures pertinent to transportation and INCO terms as well as cargo insurance
  • Computer software proficiency (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) 
  • Must communicate well, both orally and in writing
  • Must be capable of working as part of a team.
  • Strong time management, organizational and planning skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work



BWXT Medical Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

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