Praxair, Inc. Dispatcher in Markham, Ontario



Medigas is a leader in serving the Canadian healthcare market with the provision of home oxygen therapy, respiratory services, medical gases and related medical equipment. Medigas is the healthcare division of Praxair Canada, Inc. Everything we do is born out of our commitment to help people live better lives and to support the medical professionals who make it all possible.

At Medigas, you’ll join talented and diverse people throughout Canada, all working hard to make a difference in our client’s lives and make our organization successful. Our people work to develop and implement challenging and meaningful client-focused programs and are trusted to take on responsibility early in their careers. Their contributions are valuable to our company, our clients, our communities and our shareholders.


Medigas is currently recruiting for a Logistics/Dispatch position, for its Health care business. This position is located in Markham, ON.

Major Responsibilities of Position:

Reporting to the Distribution Supervisor, this position ensures the correct mix of resources (driver, equipment, etc.) for the efficient delivery of product, maximizing assets, while minimizing distribution costs

An in depth knowledge of trucking operations, driver interface, equipment specifications, costs, and governmental rules and regulations are essential for the successful implementation of logistics plans.

  • Review update trips to ensure accuracy and customer needs

  • Maintain effective daily communication with drivers, equipment suppliers, sales, plant personnel and maintenance providers and resolve issues in each area to achieve lowest distribution costs and maintain fleet operational

  • Analyze asset utilization and distribution costs, making adjustments to the distribution plan to meet agreed upon distribution costs

  • Work closely with Roadnet planner and Mobilcast team to ensure timely deliveries to customers in an effective and reliable manner based on a detailed knowledge of government regulations (Canada/US), driver hours of service guidelines, equipment and product availability

  • Responsbile for a variety of Hub related functions to include, but not limited to ordering of gases, dry ice, rescheduling calls, inventory management, workorders, etc.

  • Responsible for various paperwork including TDG, VIR, EOD, housekeeping records, O.T. sheets,backorder list, etc.

  • Manage quality data base, related functions and issues.


Job Related Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma or equivalent experience in related discipline

  • Multitasking / Problem Solving

  • Sense of urgency

  • Supervisory experience

  • Customer focused

  • Time management

Other considerations:

We are looking for individuals who are customer focused, patient, detail oriented and organized with the ability to set priorities and follow through on tasks within tight deadlines. We are looking for team players.

Praxair Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Applicants requiring accommodation during the recruitment and selection process are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required. We will work with you to meet your needs.

We are committed to employment equity for women, aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Interested candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Supply and Logistics

Primary Location Ontario-Markham

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000565