Supply Chain Agent

AXYS Technologies Inc.

March 05, 2015

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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.  This position is well suited to someone who is highly motivated and has the drive and enthusiasm while maintaining a high performance in a dynamic environment.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • 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

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education and training, preferable in the electronics industry
  • Experience processing purchase requisitions, expediting, following up on back orders
  • Knowledge of best inventory concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Experience with international shipments, best packing and material handling practices, customs regulations knowledge, etc.
  • Experience using with MRP systems
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Highly motivated and positive attitude is essential to working in this role
  • Ability to maintain a high level of performance in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, dependable, flexible and adaptable.
  • Willingness to be able to work to time sensitive deadlines is essential
  • Experience using fixed and hand shop tools
  • Drivers license

Additional Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • APICS certification or an equivalent post-secondary degree would be preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues
  • Excellent time management, organizational
  • WHMIS, Forklift and Crane training are an asset
  • Experience in an ISO9001 environment is 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 March 20th, 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