Dejero Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator – Contract Contract in Waterloo, ON


Branch Waterloo ON CA

Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator – Contract
Waterloo, ON

Working with Accounts Payable to resolve supplier billing issues. Working with Quality Control employees and suppliers to resolve problems with defective or…

We are looking for a highly organized and energetic Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator to join our Operations team on a 6 month contract:

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for implementing agreed upon supply plan including: issuing purchase orders; coordinating/​negotiating with vendors and ensuring product and services are available as needed; following up as required
  • Managing relationships with vendors, negotiating agreements and contracts as appropriate
  • Working with Quality Control employees and suppliers to resolve problems with defective or damaged parts
  • Managing purchase order reports and related reporting metrics
  • Working with Accounts Payable to resolve supplier billing issues
  • Supporting Research and Development on new products and material procurement activities
  • Proactively working to improve processes, address and prevent issues
  • Responsible for the logistics of incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Import/export documentation, coordinating with customs brokers and logistics liaisons (suppliers and customers)
  • Managing shipping accounts and relationships with couriers, freight forwards and brokers
  • Negotiating corporate rates with various logistical providers
  • Perform shipping and receiving activities within the Production team on supplies, products and documentation (including packing and unpacking)
  • Working closely with Production and Operations team on related activities as assigned (not an exhaustive list of duties)


  • 2 – 3+ years’ experience required in a purchasing, procurement and/or buyer capacity, ideally within a manufacturing and / or electronics assembly / services environment,
  • Previous experience and working knowledge with CRMs, ERPs (Quickbooks or Netsuite would be considered an asset)
  • Experience with Fedex, UPS and coordinating international shipments ideal
  • Attention to detail, task management, prioritization and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience with inventory control
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, team-based, dynamic environment
  • Preferred candidates will have a related degree or diploma

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Waterloo, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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