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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  4422

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jun 21, 2022

Logistics Specialist - Customs


Major Duties

The Logistics Specialist – Customs will support the day to day functions for processing incoming and outgoing shipments from a documentation, customs and transportation perspective. 

Job Description

  • Interpret logistics provider/shipment data for cost and process improvements. Summarize and present findings.
  • Create, generate and maintain supply chain metrics to include monthly reports for performance, freight and duty expenditures, carrier usage, etc.
  • Prime for adhoc analysis on landed cost, RFP/RFQ responses and logistics requirements for new business proposals. 
  • Interface with customs broker and resolve service and other issues.
  • Administer, support and review confidential carrier contracts, including SOPs, service level reviews and contract compliance.
  • Ensure logistics provider data is accurate and updated.
  • Ensure compliance with all customs regulations and processes on all North American and offshore import and export transactions.
  • Provide in-house guidance/knowledge on classification, HS tariff codes and NAFTA.
  • Support the selection, contracting and execution of cost effective and timely transportation requirements and prepare appropriate customs documentation and shipping information.
  • Perform freight and customs invoice audits, resolve discrepancies and ensure rate schedules are current. 
  • Interact with ATS sites/departments, logistics providers, customers and vendors on customs and transportation issues.
  • Support the ongoing CBSA Verification Audit and assist in creating audit procedures required based on outcome.
  • Compile monthly vendor import compliance issues metrics and work issues with buyers/purchasing groups.
  • The incumbent will also perform other duties as required.
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.



  • A post-secondary diploma in logistics or equivalent.



  • A minimum of 5 years logistics background.
  • CCS, CITT or PLOG certification preferred.
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office, particularly Excel.  Working knowledge of SAP or JDE is a definite asset.
  • Proficient in customs operations, laws and regulations, HS system and NAFTA.
  • Thorough knowledge in customs procedures is mandatory.
  • Knowledge in all modes of transport.
  • Ability to work across functions and departments in order to achieve optimal process efficiencies.
  • Strong analytical, investigative and problem-solving skills with exacting attention to detail and proven ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and teambuilding skills. 

Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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