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Logistics and Purchasing Associate

Location
Richmond, BC
Details
Full Time
4 hours ago

This is a full-time opportunity available as soon as possible for an individual with 2-3 years’ transportation, truck brokerage, 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) & general logistics experience.  The role performs strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, searches for competitive and cost-effective deals, and sources more profitable suppliers.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Writing purchase orders
  • Maintaining updated price lists
  • Provide costs and issue PO's and invoices 
  • Solicit shipping quotes
  • Arrange freight for outbound plant orders, trade shows, etc.
  • Liaise with vendors / suppliers and freight forwarders to resolve customer issues
  • Arrange inbound freight for customers
  • Manage all aspects of freight logistics (air/rail/truck) including customs paperwork and customs tariffs
  • Develop and manage key relationships, both internally and externally
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in purchasing and logistics coordination
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite 
  • Ability to asses a situation, identify issues and develop solutions
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize work projects, meet objectives/deadlines with strong organizational capability
  • Excellent communication skills

Please send your resume to the attention of Kristel Rundmann.

Category
Administrative Manufacturing and Production Transportation and Warehousing