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Job title:  Logistic Specialist

Job family:  Supply Chain
Business area:  Hydropower
Contract location: 

Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

As the first equipment manufacturer in Canada and a world leader in the design of hydroelectric turbines, ANDRITZ Hydro Canada has more than 170 years of know-how.


In a context of energy transition, our hydroelectric innovation projects make sense. From design to construction, our innovative team of experts offers turnkey solutions. By joining ANDRITZ Hydro Canada, you are contributing to the development of sustainable technology, a clean future, and the maintenance of a proud Canadian expertise.


From water to wire – Be part of the movement!
 

The ideal candidate is a hands-on Logistics Professional with a track record of success leading the logistics activities in a progressive company or large-scale project environment, ideally in an industrial, power generation, heavy construction and/or fabricated steel sectors.  A strong and adept person, the candidate will have had responsibility for establishing strong relationships with freight vendors and with project team members.

 

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Responsible for managing logistics activities on their assigned projects to ensure industry compliance, budget compliance, project schedule compliance, and cohesion with overall project plans.
  • Participates as a member of a cross-functional project team supporting Sales, Engineering, Procurement and Operations.
  • Coordinates with project teams to develop and implement logistics alternatives, strategies and tactics.
  • Creates a competitive landscape for the award of freight contracts. 
  • Send requests for quotes (RFQs) to carrier and Freight forwarders.  
  • Evaluates proposals and negotiate with carriers. 
  • Negotiate pricing and commercial terms.
  • Issue Purchase Orders and revisions to purchase orders.
  • Manage PO revisions.
  • Follows up on execution and work closely with Procurement Specialists to plan shipments and ensure on-time deliveries to erection site/final destination.
  • Interfaces with site staff to coordinate freight arrival, offloading and facilitating if any issues arise.
  • Interfaces with Project Managers and Commercial Managers to communicate logistics forecasts and manage the execution of freight plans and budgets.
  • Respond to or facilitate suppliers’ questions.
  • Communicate and coordinate with Project team and engineers for project details (budgets, requisitions, specifications, delivery dates, procurement progress updates etc.).
  • Work closely with accounts payables to reconcile invoices and provide supporting documentation.
  • Ensure suppliers submit all required freight documentation.
  • Assist suppliers or procurement team with creation of packing lists.
  • Support the field installation for urgent purchases.
  • Prepares logistics bids for proposal (sales) team to establish budgets.
  • Analyze spend data and identify key vendors for contracts.
  • Understand trends and shifts in the market and explain any impacts to projects.
  • Reporting as required by department or senior management
  • Cross functional training as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, engineering or equivalent.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a logistics role.
  • Experience with SAP purchasing software, an asset.
  • Experience with logistics in the hydro industry or heavy industry, an asset.
  • Ability to read shop/mechanical drawings, an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions.
  • Experience in commercial contracts.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure.
  • Ability to clearly communicate, deliver presentations, simplify, explain variances and issues to a team and propose solutions.
  • Demonstrated positive relationships with internal/external customers.
  • Knowledge of market trends and purchasing best practices.
  • Employs fair, ethical and transparent procurement practices.
  • Proficiency in English and French.

 

What do we offer

 

•    Life, disability, dental and extended health insurance;
•    Pension plan;
•    Hybrid work mode;
•    Profit sharing program;
•    Employee assistance program;
•    Employee individualized training and career plan. 

 

Did you know?
ANDRITZ Hydro is:
•    Over 170 years of experience in turbine design
•    Over 471,000 MW of installed and upgraded capacity
•    Over 32,000 turbine units delivered  

•    Over 125 years in electrical engineering
•    65 representative offices worldwide         

•    More than 7000 employees worldwide including 310 in Quebec

•    Over 50 Compact Hydro units per year  

•    A complete range of designs up to 800 MW

•    20 manufacturing sites worldwide           

•    10 test beds worldwide

Legal status to work in Canada required. 

Requisition ID:  12290

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