Logistics Specialist

Greenstar Plant Products Inc. - Langley, BC (26 days ago)

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POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Logistics Specialist manages all the logistics activities, including inbound and outbound shipments – documentation, arrange and communicated with carriers, arrange transfer shipments, customs dealings and documentation and Tradeshow shipments.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete and timely submission of all required documentation for international shipments.
  • Ensure accuracy of information in the Companies ERP, Spire.
  • Updating info in Spire IE: MID #, HTS codes, COO, weight, pack sizes…
  • Maintain the Trade Compliance master spreadsheet.
  • Support Planning to maintain inventory levels and move shipments to Spain (Docs) location.
  • Select the best freight and customs broker partners and regularly track their performance.
  • Submit and follow up with carriers on any freight claims.
  • Send ASNs to Customers for outbound shipments.
  • Track inbound shipments and report expected delivery dates/ times to Receiving & Purchasing.
  • Maintain/update NAFTA COO.
  • Be ‘on top of’ other pertinent FTAs with various other Countries (i.e. Chile, Europe)
  • Check all freight invoices, Customs broker invoices for accuracy.
  • Respond in a timely manner to freight status update and quote requests.
  • Ensure accurate costing by updating freight charges in Spire POs prior to receipt.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

STANDARDS

  • Work with the Ops team to reach an on time delivery rate >95%.
  • Maintain and report KPIs via shipment log (i.e. average cost / kg).
  • Work with Planning and Production to exceed a 98% fulfillment rate in Spain.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

  • Look for Logistics cost savings by maximizing loads, multi stop shipments, carrier selection and minimizing air shipments.
  • Ensure all tradeshow shipments arrive complete and on time.
  • KPI’s updated and reported Monthly.

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • 2+ years in a Logistics role.
  • Working towards a formal Logistics Certification.
  • Trade compliance experience would be an asset.

Knowledge, Abilities and skills

  • Must be able to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • To be flexible in undertaking a variety of duties that will contribute to the success of the organization.
  • Ability to work with a high level of competence on computer applications such as Microsoft Office – in particular Excel and Outlook, as well as ERP – specifically Spire would be beneficial.
  • Familiar with navigating freight tracking and trace sites.
  • Maintain vendor carrier relationships.
  • Well-developed strategic thinking, conceptual, problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Logistics: 2 years (Required)