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Horizon Recruitment Inc.
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Reference ID: 3710
Vancouver, BC     

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. has an immediate requirement for an Expeditor to join on short term contract for a key project that is scheduled to begin immediately. Our client is a world leader in their field and is seeking a dynamic individual to join their growing team for a role located in Vancouver.

Job Description:

  • Contact vendors in an efficient manner to ensure compliance to contract commitments
  • Maintain a material status report including information such as vendor and description of material ordered, purchase order date, vendor promised dates, dates required in the field, shipping status and material receipt note number and date
  • Contact the vendor on pre-determined dates and evaluate the validity of the vendor’s original schedule concerning shipping dates, procedures and delivery destinations
  • Expedite supplier for order ready dates and update PO expediting logs 
    Answer materials status sent from operations/project teams
  • Keep project team apprised of PO status if any changes to scheduled order ready date
  • Expedite supplier for documentation including: Order Acknowledgments, Invoices, Technical documentation, Logistics documentation (i.e. Packing lists, commercial invoices, etc.), Progress reports, Bank Guarantees
  • Populate and keep expediting logs up to date
  • Track and trace shipments
  • Liaise with Project Buyers, Project Managers, Accounting/Finance personnel
  • Ensure completeness/delivery (but not correctness) of documentation against internal requirements/checklists
  • Expedite review of documentation with internal departments/colleagues as required
  • Work out resolution and recovery plans with suppliers in case of delivery slippages
  • Coordinate with buyers to ensure that when deliveries are not met, cancellations and reorders from another vendor are made


  • Post-secondary education
  • 3 to 5 years of expediting work experience within an engineering and/or project based work environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent English skills, written and verbal
  • Organized, meticulous, punctual and reliable even in stressful and deadline-driven situations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team but also as situations demand, able to work independently
  • Analytical, problem solving abilities and creative thinking

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.

Posted: October 18, 2016
Closes:December 17, 2016
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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance and Supply Chain. Horizon provides search services on an interim and permanent b...