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Logistics Coordinator Job

Distech Controls is a Canadian company based in Brossard, on the South Shore of Montreal (QC), with its European headquarters in Brignais (Lyon), France. We are proud to be part of the Acuity Brands family since 2015. Our mission is to connect people with intelligent building solutions for better health, better space, better efficiencies through our cutting-edge technologies and services. Our passion for innovation, quality and sustainable development guides our day-to-day operations as we pave the way for a bright, productive and connected world.

The success and reputation of Distech Controls is driven by our team of world-class employees. We are looking for qualified individuals who are striving to succeed and who want to actively contribute to our continued growth. Distech Controls values its team members and provides them with a modern, motivating work environment, competitive salaries and benefits.

Why join Distech Controls Inc ?

•    Innovative company, dynamic workplace, open-minded and rapidly evolving company
•    Modern working environment designed for our employees
•    Indoor and outdoor bistro areas, lounges, hot and cold drink stations and fresh fruit daily
•    Continuous professional development program
•    Numerous benefits, including an annual performance bonus, group insurance and an RRSP program
•    5 floating days and 3 weeks of vacation from the first year (cumulative)
•    Reward programs
•    LEED certified building
•    Table football and ping pong tables
•    Located near the Dix30 district
•    An on-site gym
•    Accessible transportation services, including an OPUS card reader on site
•    Frozen meal prepared by culinary chefs

Distech Controls designs and manufactures products of control in the field of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, as well as in lighting and building access management. These solutions are essential to the proper operation of the buildings and the health and well-being of its occupants. Among its customers and end users, Distech Controls counts hospitals, health clinics, banks, data centers and other critical buildings. The commercial activities of Distech Controls being therefore deemed essential, the company continues normal operations in order to ensure the health and well-being of the population.

Under the supervision of the Vice-President Operations, the logistics coordinator is responsible for all activities related to merchandise transportation, ensuring a service of quality to customers and suppliers. Within his/her role, the coordinator manages all facets of logistics, from carrier negotiation, cost optimization, shipments coordination, billing and shipping discrepancies resolution to routing management. Continuous improvement of quality and cost is a key objective.

What will you do?

  • Negotiate the best rates with relevant transportation companies.
  • Define and maintain routing guides, limiting unplanned activities requests.
  • Provide shipping quote, as requested.
  • Support the customer service team in resolving issues with carriers (cancelled orders, damaged goods, delayed deliveries, etc)
  • Coordinate special shipments (tradeshow, trainings, etc)
  • Validate and approve freight and logistics invoices. Investigate and resolve any discrepancy.
  • Participate in the definition and implementation of new logistics processes within the organization.
  • Interact and work with cross-functional teams (sales, customer service, technical support, purchasing, planning, engineering)
  • Evaluate carriers and logistics providers performance on an annual basis, using corporate policies and procedures.
  • Implement, monitor and analyze key performance indicators to reach corporative objectives.


  • Certificate in logistics and supply chain management, or relevant experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of LTL and air transportation operations to create efficient and dynamic routing guides.
  • Knowledge of transportation industry, including terminology and general knowledge of manufacturing industries.
  • Ability to lift charges up to 25 kg (55 lbs) - preferred
  • Bilingual (English, French)
  • Knowledge of Import/Export


  • Strong analytical skills and customer-focussed
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute various tasks simultaneously
  • Relationship skills and ability to work as a team
Req ID:  1687
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