Supply Chain Clerk

AXYS Technologies Inc.

December 23, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Manufacturing and Production
Company Overview: 

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has specialized in advanced marine based technology products and services for over 40 years.  We manufacture and service offshore and oceanographic environmental monitoring equipment with a focus on data acquisition and display systems for routine weather and sea state monitoring, water and air quality monitoring and process control.  We serve a global market with international experience in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, New Zealand, Australia and United States.  Located in beautiful Sidney, British Columbia, AXYS is one of Vancouver Island's most sought after career choices and offers competitive compensation and benefits to its staff.

Job Summary: 

The Production Team requires a Supply Chain Clerk to support with purchasing, inventory and logistic tasks.  The ideal candidate will perform purchasing transactions, maintain inventory of materials as well as package and ship our products to local and international destinations.

Specific Requirements:

  • Source price quotations and prepare purchase orders
  • Expedite and follow up with suppliers to schedule deliveries, resolve material, value discrepancy, outstanding and overdue delivery of orders, warranty claims and damage, and return of materials
  • Maintain a strong and professional relationship with suppliers
  • Receive, inspect & store new and returning material
  • Match purchase orders with invoices and forward to accounts for payment processing
  • Monitor inventory levels and reconcile physical inventories
  • Kit and prepare work orders to fulfill manufacturing and services demand
  • Pack, ship and maintain records of all outgoing shipment transactions


  • Three years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education and training
  • Experience processing purchase requisitions, expediting, following up on back orders
  • Knowledge of inventory concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Experience with international shipments, best packing and material handling practices, customs regulations knowledge, etc.
  • Familiar with MRP systems and working in an ISO9001 environment

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to maintain a high level of performance in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Excellent time management, organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong attention to detail, dependable and adaptable
  • Drivers license
  • WHMIS, Forklift and Crane training are an asset
How To Apply: 

Please submit your resume along with; references, a cover letter outlining your applicable experience, salary expectations, goals and related experience as they pertain to this position at AXYS Technologies Inc. by emailing your application by January 15th, 2015 to:

Samples/Descriptions of previous relevant work and projects may be required prior to candidates being selected for interviews.

We thank all those who apply to AXYS Technologies Inc., but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please, no phone calls.