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Purchasing & Logistics Specialist

LuminUltra is currently recruiting for a Purchasing & Logistics Specialist to join the Supply Chain Team.

The Purchasing & Logistics Specialist Role could be based in Canada or the United States and would include a combination of remote and onsite work. 

Job Description

As a key member of LuminUltra’s Supply Chain Team, reporting to the Director, Supply Chain, the Purchasing & Logistics Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee on-time and on-budget delivery of inbound procured products including the matching of goods received and paid with purchase orders for all goods ordered.
  • Project production requirements and maintain inventory levels per sales forecasts to balance impact on cash flow and minimize variances.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with company’s Delegation of Authority (DoA) policy and procedures.
  • Oversee strong supplier network c/w backup suppliers and routinely negotiate supplier contracts to ensure company is not competitively disadvantaged.
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal customers (e.g., production, sales).
  • Drive supplier quality programs and score cards to achieve zero NCR’s on procured products.
  • Analyze company’s purchasing trends to develop and implement cost reduction strategies involving cross functional teams to achieve year-over-year cost reduction goals.
  • Meet and exceed operating budgets and cost-of-goods sold targets.
  • Prepare documents for shipping, including customs documents.
  • Research trade and logistics requirements for entry into new countries.
  • Assist with processing orders received via email or telephone.
  • Prepare invoices to be sent to customers.
  • Maintain/update Free Trade Agreements and create origin verification documents.
  • Manage export permit applications.
  • Manage CARNETS applications.
  • Maintain/update all regulatory requirements including, but not limited to, TSCA, FCC, IATA.
  • Manage Chamber of Commerce origin documents and applications.
  • Administrative functions associated with day-to-day operations tasks.
  • Data entry and manipulation to support purchasing, production, warehouse management, fulfillment, and other related functions.
  • Drive capacity-building activities to improve throughput and profitability.
  • Coordinate, participate and/or assist with improvement projects and activities as directed.
  • Maintain, organize, and store company files and records.

Qualifications

As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • College education in a related field or combination of education and experience.
  • Must have 5+ years of experience in a similar logistics role.
  • Must have outbound freight experience.
  • Process improvement experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, represent the organization, act decisively and influence colleagues.
  • Document management experience, preferably using Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative.
  • Strong organizational & time management skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Experience using Sage50 and Salesforce CRM an asset.
  • Must be customer service oriented, prior experience in customer service a strong asset.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy is required.

Application Process

Please submit all applications via email to jobs@luminultra.com and reference the job title Purchasing & Logistics Specialist.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for initial screening will be contacted.

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