Operations Manager

Operations Montréal, Quebec



Now Hiring


Why you’ll love Canada Cartage


An iconic Canadian company with over 100 years of helping companies grow and succeed in Canada, we provide national dedicated fleet solutions, general freight services, managed transportation, fulfillment & distribution, and home delivery.  With a national network of terminals, cross-docks, and distribution centers, we are one of Canada’s largest and most trusted supply chain service providers. Driven to exceed customer expectations, and supported by technology and innovation, we bring simplicity to complex logistics challenges.


We work with intelligent and focused leaders who are driven to create an outstanding customer experience in partnership with Canadian leading brands. Canada Cartage is deep rooted in family values with an entrepreneurial culture where ideas are welcomed, growth is fostered and high performance is championed. A recognized thought leader and founded in 1914, Canada Cartage dominates the industry by delivering innovative fleet solutions.


Position Summary


We are currently looking to add a full-time Operations Manager to our team. Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, the Operations Manager will be a key part of the team, overseeing a key client relationship; direct and in-direct reports and ensuring excellence in service delivery. This position will plan, organize, support and evaluate procurement and maintenance activities and will propose business policies and procedures to increase departmental efficiency and effectiveness.


Location: Montreal

Schedule: Monday to Friday


What you will do:


  • Implement new standard operating procedures and train employees as needed
  • Handling of Trans-Loading planning
  • Act as liaison between staff and customers software and equipment
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Provide leadership, daily coaching, and development of hourly staff
  • Manage customer account(s) in accordance with company’s policies and procedures to obtain optimal profitability
  • Ensure staff morale and management / staff communication is maintained through regular communication/correspondence
  • Client Planning / Scheduling Coordinator SR.
  • Management of client CTC VMS internal program system
  • Yard Management -  Trans-Loading containers
  • Organizing documentation and workflow to the floor for execution
  • Reporting to client daily on operational issue
  • Other duties as required.



What You’ll Bring


  • University graduate or a combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience, preferably in the transportation industry
  • Excellent leadership and analytical skills
  • MS Office proficiency necessary; Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience in a 24/7 operation, preferably in the Transportation industry
  • Strong and effective communication skills; written, oral and interpersonal
  • Fluently Bilingual, French and English
  • Negotiation and/or facilitation ability
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and employ effective time management skills




 Why people love working for Canada Cartage


  •                 We offer hybrid and flexible working opportunities.
  •                 Extended health and dental, retirement plans
  •                 Paid personal days and sick days
  •                 Cohesive team and a positive, hard-working atmosphere.
  •                 Meaningful opportunities for career growth.
  •                 Company wide recognition initiatives designed to recognize employees when they demonstrate outstanding customer service, teamwork and our core values.
  • Perks - discounted hotels, car rentals, entertainment, gym memberships, phone plans, electronics, to name a few
  • Fun events throughout the year, like summer barbeques and driver-appreciation week that regularly bring us together.
  • We give back to the communities in which we operate by volunteering and donating to local charities.
  • We are a strong company that weathers the storm through pandemics and recessionary periods, so that we can benefit from good economic environments.


We are a top employer!


Canada Cartage has been recognized on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022. This is the sixth straight year that Canada Cartage has been included on this list. https://www.forbes.com/companies/canada-cartage/?list=canada-best-employers&sh=7841454553d8

The Canada’s Best Employers 2022 title, along with our 6th year of being recognized by Trucking HR as one of Canada’s “Top Fleet Employers” serves to reinforce Canada Cartage’s reputation as an employer of high quality.


We’re growing! We have also been ranked in the top 10 of Today’s Trucking top 100 ranking of Canada’s largest for-hire truck fleets for 2022. https://hubs.la/Q017bTLd0

Celebrating 100 years: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3S-CtHQhVY 


Why do we have one of the lowest driver turn-over rates in Canada?  A team environment, short-haul regular routes and great benefits. Come work with us:




Our Values


Integrity: We conduct our business with honour, honest and ethics with our people, the environment and legal matters. We believe I being transparent and trustworthy, respecting the traditional “handshake” value system and earning our way in.


Humanity: We are a family minded organization, caring for people and treating them with dignity, decency and respect, be it employees, customers, suppliers or our partners. Open door policy and dealings is our way.


Accountability: Accountability and accessibility to our staff, customers and our customers’ customers is of utmost importance to us. We enable a high level of two way communication, providing access to people who wil deal with issues ad have the willingness to resolve things.  We will be relied on and held accountable for our results and our long term commitments.


Collaboration: We understand that results are the product of a team effort. As part of our process, we ensure collaboration with all our staff at all levels in all roles across departmental lines. With our customers, we use a collaborative style approach, sharing ownership to ensure a successful operation.


Dedication: Our organization is employee and customer-driven. We encourage an environment of conscientious effort and earnestness, hiring problem solvers who are responsive and have a "can-do" attitude to get the job done.


Leadership: Personal leadership to us means being competent, taking ownership, demonstrating initiative, and having a voice. Corporate leadership to us means being leaders in the market, continuous improvement and innovation, and empowering those around you.




Come work with an industry leader!


We would like to thank all those expressing an interest in this position; however only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education, and check your references.

Committed to employment equity, Canada Cartage Systems LP encourages applications from Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and women.