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        • Surrey, British Columbia
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        Our client in the home furnishings industry in Surrey, BC is looking for an assistant to help with overflow in their purchasing and logistics departments. This person will be in charge of helping the logistics coordinator and purchaser with any additional duties and will be in charge of coverage when these individuals take time off.The Logistics and Purchasing Assistant Coordinator books and receivesshipments from overseas and handles the delivery of goods to customers. TheLogistics team works with the customer service and purchasing teams to ensure quality ofall logistics services and processes. Equally important is confirming payables are inline with quotes and negotiated charges as well as maintaining a high level ofcommunication with all relevant departments.ADVANTAGES-M-F; 8-4:30PM-benefits package after probation-2 weeks vacation-amazing work culture-free parking-international business-long-standing company-company is in an industry that has gotten a lot busier because of COVIDRESPONSIBILITIES-Coordinates with Purchasing on shipments from overseas.- Negotiates and compares rates from different Freight Forwarders to determine best freight rates and service lanes for the customer.-Sources new freight options and on boards new providers.-Works with SC and purchasing to discuss needs and open issues to ensure quality of all logistics services and processes.-Provide booking information to freight forwarder to ensure containers are picked up and delivered to correct Customer destinations.-Verifies and communicates customer delivery requirements with the FF and ensures they are being fulfilled.-Assists in resolving customer issues relating to freight transportation.-Scheduling/Coordinating truck shipments and addressing any issues that come up during transit-Prepares all required sea/air freight documentations for customs clearance.-Arranges most efficient cartage moves for international/domestic freight shipments-Handles ongoing tracking and tracing to ensure timely delivery-Ensuring accurate recording of arrival and departure times -Assist Purchasing Department with …-Ensuring documents received have correct shipping and product information-Oversee factory debit notes and maintain excel file - Creating and sending Purchase orders to the factories and our China office.-Follow up with the factories on new orders to ensure confirmations are received and information is correct.-Forward info to Sales Coordinators re: ship date confirmation.QUALIFICATIONS -Very detail oriented -Forward thinking -Industry knowledge: purchasing, supply chain, logistics- Able to multi-task -Ability to learn quickly -Ability to make quick but sound decisions -Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines -Keen attention to detail -Adaptability and Accountability -Negotiations and conflict resolution skills -High level of organizational skills -Strong communication skills- Proficient with Excel and Word- Knowledge of working in Windows database- High experience with Purchasing- High experience with Customs documentation -Able to work both independently and in a team environmentSUMMARYIf this position aligns with your experience and career ambitions, please apply online or send your resume to Diana Lum (diana.lum@randstad.ca) or Puneed Dhami (puneet.dhami@randstad.ca)
        Our client in the home furnishings industry in Surrey, BC is looking for an assistant to help with overflow in their purchasing and logistics departments. This person will be in charge of helping the logistics coordinator and purchaser with any additional duties and will be in charge of coverage when these individuals take time off.The Logistics and Purchasing Assistant Coordinator books and receivesshipments from overseas and handles the delivery of goods to customers. TheLogistics team works with the customer service and purchasing teams to ensure quality ofall logistics services and processes. Equally important is confirming payables are inline with quotes and negotiated charges as well as maintaining a high level ofcommunication with all relevant departments.ADVANTAGES-M-F; 8-4:30PM-benefits package after probation-2 weeks vacation-amazing work culture-free parking-international business-long-standing company-company is in an industry that has gotten a lot busier because of COVIDRESPONSIBILITIES-Coordinates with Purchasing on shipments from overseas.- Negotiates and compares rates from different Freight Forwarders to determine best freight rates and service lanes for the customer.-Sources new freight options and on boards new providers.-Works with SC and purchasing to discuss needs and open issues to ensure quality of all logistics services and processes.-Provide booking information to freight forwarder to ensure containers are picked up and delivered to correct Customer destinations.-Verifies and communicates customer delivery requirements with the FF and ensures they are being fulfilled.-Assists in resolving customer issues relating to freight transportation.-Scheduling/Coordinating truck shipments and addressing any issues that come up during transit-Prepares all required sea/air freight documentations for customs clearance.-Arranges most efficient cartage moves for international/domestic freight shipments-Handles ongoing tracking and tracing to ensure timely delivery-Ensuring accurate recording of arrival and departure times -Assist Purchasing Department with …-Ensuring documents received have correct shipping and product information-Oversee factory debit notes and maintain excel file - Creating and sending Purchase orders to the factories and our China office.-Follow up with the factories on new orders to ensure confirmations are received and information is correct.-Forward info to Sales Coordinators re: ship date confirmation.QUALIFICATIONS -Very detail oriented -Forward thinking -Industry knowledge: purchasing, supply chain, logistics- Able to multi-task -Ability to learn quickly -Ability to make quick but sound decisions -Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines -Keen attention to detail -Adaptability and Accountability -Negotiations and conflict resolution skills -High level of organizational skills -Strong communication skills- Proficient with Excel and Word- Knowledge of working in Windows database- High experience with Purchasing- High experience with Customs documentation -Able to work both independently and in a team environmentSUMMARYIf this position aligns with your experience and career ambitions, please apply online or send your resume to Diana Lum (diana.lum@randstad.ca) or Puneed Dhami (puneet.dhami@randstad.ca)

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