Supply Chain Coordinator

Supply Chain Coordinator

Our client, a high tech distributor located in North Toronto is seeking a Supply Chain Coordinator to handle purchasing, managing inventory levels, warehousing and transportation from their overseas source to North America. The successful candidate is detail-oriented, possesses excellent problem solving skills and exceptional people and negotiation skills. This is a three-month contract with potential extension to full-time position and reports to the Operations Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with Sales and Customer Service to forecast customer demand requirements and place accurate orders to meet target inventory levels
  • Work with facilities and transportation providers to coordinate and track shipments to ensure quality and on time delivery
  • Place purchase orders and check, sign off, and maintain all relevant documentation
  • Maintain item master files and manage new product introductions
  • Manage inventory in multiple locations to ensure adequate safety stock and continuous supply for stocking, non-stocking and rush orders for customers
  • Inform management of issues with supply partners or supply chain disruptions and provide recommendations to maintain smooth supply of inventory for customers
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to all materials management instructions and compliance with ISO9000 quality requirements
  • Provide management reporting and supplier scorecards to support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provide support to customer service and accounting functions as requested to ensure smooth office operations

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years purchasing experience
  • Strong negotiation and people skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel (pivot tables and lookup functions)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Bachelor’s degree in business and/or engineering

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing salary expectations and describing how your experience meets each of the above qualifications directly to  Please put the LSC Reference Number in the subject line.  Reference #LSC355