Finning Canada Project Coordinator Full Time in Burnaby, BC

Finning Canada

Branch Burnaby BC CA

Project Coordinator
Burnaby, BC

Responsible to support power system projects by coordinating key functions such as managing less complex projects, purchasing, receiving, vendor agreements,…

Responsible to support power system projects by coordinating key functions such as managing less complex projects, purchasing, receiving, vendor agreements, inspection and test plan, third party warranty management, logistics, project invoicing, data books and manuals. Work closely with Project Managers to maintain tight control over activities above in view of the key performance indicators of schedule, cost, risk management and customer service.

Specific Skills:

  • Previous experience in Project Coordination and Purchasing
  • Technical aptitude and business acumen
  • Excellent computer skills including MS office and ERP system
  • Very good communication skills – Verbal and Written English
  • Organized, process oriented, efficient with positive attitude
  • Interpersonal skills to manager stakeholders including suppliers, customer reps, internal team members
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing environment


  • Commercial or technical degree or diploma
  • Finning ERP system (Infor M3) desired but not mandatory.
  • Finning QMS (Quality management System) knowledge preferred but not mandatory

Education & Experience:

  • Certification, degree or diploma in business
  • Project Management certification (would be considered an asset)


  • Successful external candidates shall be subject to a criminal records check


  • Project Coordination : Manage less complex projects as per established procedure guidelines
  • Purchasing: Upon receipt of purchase requisition from Project Manager, issue purchase order with appropriate terms and conditions agreed. Negotiate price wherever applicable, and ensure requirements are clear. Mitigate risks in purchasing and bring in efficiency and functional excellence by avoiding commercial and contractual errors
  • Logistics and Project Invoicing: Coordinate with freight forwarders, equipment transportation and supplier shipping contacts for incoming and outgoing shipments. Administer project invoicing in prompt manner in close cooperation with project managers, to help maintaining smart business practice
  • Receiving: Coordinate receiving with parts/operations teams. For major items such as CAT equipment in case where they are shipped direct to packager, ensure physical presence at the time of receipt
  • Cost charge out/Allocation: Upon receiving, reconcile supplier invoice to match the price with the Purchase order and charge out costs, with cost forecast targets from PM in consideration
  • Supplier Coordination: Vendor agreements, expediting, payments, pricing etc.
  • Quality Coordination: Coordinate with customer designated inspectors for period inspection coordination at vendor facility. Create and follow through inspection and test plan created for a projects
  • Third Party Warranty: Collaborate with Project Managers to follow up on third party warranty issues with suppliers
  • Storage and warehousing: Where necessary coordinate requirements of storage and warehousing. etc.
  • Data books and manuals: This will be shared responsibility with document control and project manager


  • Mitigate and communicate CAT and Non CAT delays
  • Develop good relationships with suppliers by maintaining professional business practice
  • Observe budget pricing and reconcile purchase orders and supplier invoices
  • Support Project Management team in achieving performance goals including excellence in customer service

We are committed to diversity at Finning , to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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