Vehicle Distribution Specialist

With a focus on Mobility, Operational Excellence, Value to our Customers and the Electrification of vehicles, you can expect to be part of something exciting. From the sleek design of our vehicles to the unique opportunities we offer around the globe, Nissan exemplifies ingenuity in everything we do. Our people are what drive the business forward.

We are currently looking for a Vehicle Distribution Specialist to join our team in Mississauga, ON (Hybrid).

This role will be responsible for providing dealers the highest standards of customer service when addressing all vehicle distribution/sales-related inquiries.  Provide support to the regional field staff and monitor inventory flow to the dealerships in order to achieve monthly wholesale requirements.


Job functions Include but are not limited to:

  • Investigates and provides timely resolution to all Dealers and Regional Distribution Inquirie.
  • Maintain a monthly wholesale forecast report, updating weekly to manage any changes or adjustments to the monthly wholesale targets.
  • Maintain accuracy of the Logistics ETA dashboard and support improvements of the dashboard
  • Responsible for the daily wholesale release of Nissan Canada Inc. inventory to dealers in order to achieve monthly wholesale target.
  • Forecast and propose monthly regional and national wholesale targets based on an analysis of compound inventory levels and inventory in-transit
  • Ensure timely and efficient wholesale and arrival of vehicles at the dealerships and compounds. Analyze daily reports, investigate unusual movement and/or non-movement of vehicles from compounds and factories, confirm information with WWS and mitigate risk to wholesale as required
  • Monitor inventory levels to ensure aged product is identified and wholesaled in a timely manner to reduce carrying costs by NCI. Review and match aging inventory against newer ones in-transit, FIFO-ing where possible, to facilitate the constant flow of new units, and to mitigate wholesale risk.
  • Assist with month end closure to ensure that Dealer Pick-ups and vehicle deliveries are completed so that monthly wholesale objectives are achieve.
  • Generate ad hoc reporting addressing inventory level issues, regional tagging of unsold inventory, transport damage repair progress, etc. Communicate related information to WWS, RGM’s, DOM’s and Distribution management where necessary.
  • Manage Special projects as required such as the development and enforcement of Regional Distribution policies and procedures. Applying knowledge as SME by recommending and implementing system enhancements to improve processing of VTS, improve accuracy of ETA’s and flow of shared information to WWS.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a university degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years logistics experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database familiarity, Excel, EDW.
  • Strong organizational and analytical ability in order to effectively grasp NCI’ s Distribution processes, and strong communication and cross functional skills to build relationships with both internal and external user groups.
  • Strong communication skills including speaking on behalf of Nissan Canada Inc. Collaboration, diplomacy, effective listening and conflict resolution to deal with WWS management, field staff and regions. Negotiation skills (i.e. facilitating dealer trades to meet Customer sold orders).
  • Full grasp of NCI’s Distribution processes and related systems.  Dealer inquiries are generally non routine and require creative and accurate use of the many systems and tools (listed below) to determine the best and most accurate answer. Demonstrate very solid attention to detail, initiative, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Decision making related to the fulfillment of their daily responsibilities such as moving inventory from one region to another or supplying a dealer with a unit they cannot otherwise obtain through a dealer trade. Using alternative methods to get a unit to a dealership faster than normal mode of transportation, special move requests and overriding the system to get a unit moving.
  • Being fully bilingual in English and French, both verbal and written, is a great asset.

Nissan Canada, Inc. is proud to be recognized as a Great Place to Work for the fifth year in a row. This certification was made possible thanks to our employees who share a continued focus on building, sustaining, and being a part of a high-performing workplace culture. Join our winning team today.

All of us at Nissan – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles. It is Nissan’s policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in Canada and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire. **Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.**


People are our most valuable assets, and diversity and inclusion are the key to maximizing the power of each individual member of our team.  When everyone belongs, the power of NISSAN is undeniable.  Our Corporate Diversity Initiative aims to improve business results by ensuring that our workplace and core businesses meet the unique needs of our employees and customer base.

Nissan is committed to creating a culture where everyone belongs and employees, customers, and partners feel respected, valued, and heard.  We have over 10 Business Synergy Teams (BSTs) across the U.S. and Canada that connect employees – with shared characteristics or interests – build allies, and foster a company culture where all employees feel supported and included.

Nissan also values inclusion in all areas of our business as we strive to mirror the diversity of our customer base and the communities where we do business. We are committed to procuring innovative goods and services, retailing our products and communicating from a diverse perspective which will help us continue to offer our customers competitively designed, market-driven products.

Join us as we carry our commitment to diversity and inclusion into the future.

Mississauga Ontario Canada