Specialist, Regional Routing and Optimization

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Category : Regular/Permanent Salary

Industry : Retail

Employer : Walmart Canada

Position Summary...

The Regional Routing and Optimization Team will work to streamline all aspects of the freight transportation process. This will be accomplished, in part, by strategically creating the daily load plans and providing clear communication to key stakeholders across the region. Through this approach, the regional routing team will create efficiencies among all multi-stop shipments while reducing cost to the business. This team will be the center of excellence and will continue to drive improvements through collaboration to ensure better service to all Region 1 retail locations.

What you'll do...

1. Daily load plan creation for all regional multi-stop shipments
2. Partnership with Quality Assurance on verifying item file accuracy
3. Creates and analyzes financial and service reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis; provides load exception reporting
4. Responsible for the execution of strategic initiatives that improve service, financial savings, efficiency, productivity, and communication to the customer
5. Provide visibility to management and the customer by tracking, process oversight, auditing, researching, and troubleshooting operational issues
6. Manage carrier performance including on time performance, mileage and billing.
7. Implements final stage system parameters that drive system load assignments that identify, and build hundreds of loads per day in compliance with customer routing expectations.
8. Resolving store issues regarding deliveries and all other Transportation-related inquiries.


  • Minimum Highschool or GED Equivalent
  • Preferred 2+ years of transportation experience (transportation routing, scheduling, or logistics)
  • Preferred experience with Excel (Macros) and MS Office 365 Applications
  • Experience with ORTEC routing software (Shortrec, ORD) considered an asset
  • Experience with Tableau software considered an asset

Hours of Work

  • Specialist 1– 4 Nights (4 x 10 hour shifts), Wednesday to Sunday, 6:30PM to 5AM
  • Specialist 2 – 4 Nights (4 x 10 hour shifts) , Thursday to Monday, 6:30PM to 5AM
  • Specialist 3 – 4 Nights (4 x 10 hour shifts)) , Saturday to Wednesday, 6:30PM to 5AM
  • Specialist 4 – 4 Nights (4 x 10 hour shifts) , Sunday to Thursday, 6:30PM to 5AM

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Age – 18 or older

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.

Primary Location…

261043 RANGE ROAD 292, ROCKY VIEW, AB T4A 0E2, Canada

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