Logistics Coordinator

Employment type: Full-time
DEVANLAY CANADA INC.
City: Montréal
Last visit: 2014-10-10
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-10

Description:

"Symbol of casual elegance since 1933, the Lacoste brand, built on its genuine sporting roots, offers a unique and original universe through a wide range of products for men, women and children.

Lacoste products are sold in Canada through 14  LACOSTE boutiques, corners in department stores and a selective distribution network and are still expanding."

Reports To

Chief Financial Officer

Summary

The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for handling the logistical coordination and timing of inbound shipments from factories as well as outbound shipments to customers and stores to meet sales plans. Other duties include liaison with 3rd party regarding transportation; reconciliation and ensuring the integrity of inventory in all warehouses and locations including daily monitoring of discrepancies, overseeing the physical inventory counts at stores, monitoring all paperwork associated with goods flows. The Logistics Coordinator shall also create and maintain all associated documentation in adherence to organizational policies and procedures.

 

Core Competencies  

Customer Focus                

Communication     

Energy & Stress                 

Team Work  

Quality Orientation            

Time Management 

Adaptability/ Flexibility      

Creative and Innovative Thinking          

Decision Making and Judgement

Planning and Organizing

Problem Solving

Result Focus                                  

Accountability and Dependability

Ethics and Integrity

Providing Consultation

Mathematical Reasoning 

Development and Continual Learning

Job Duties

Review and follow up availability and timing of stock at factories in order to prepare shipments for transportation.

Advise and coordinate with 3rd party warehouse on arrival of goods to ensure proper allocation of personnel and space.

Monitor and allocate goods for boutiques and wholesale customers based on availability and pre-determined rules and priorities.

Monitor and investigate inventory discrepancies with 3rd party warehouses.

Liaise with 3rd party transportation provider to ensure timely shipment and arrival of goods.

Create, monitor, and report on weekly and monthly logistics key performance indicators.

Ensure the integrity of inventory in all warehouses and locations through daily monitoring of discrepancies and overseeing the reconciliation of physical inventory in all locations.

Work with the inventory planning personnel to minimize shortages and improve inventory levels.

Follow up on all paperwork related to goods flows and ensure all stock movement is properly documented.

Provide monthly updates on the status of projects and give progress reports on other process improvement initiatives.

Assist with preparation of logistics budget.

Requirements

Deal with imports and exports shipped to and from the company; work with 3rd party customs brokers to ensure compliance and clearance.

University degree.

5 years of direct work experience in a logistics and/or transport function, supply chain management, or operations function.

Direct working knowledge of operations, warehouse management, inventory control, and transportation management.

Strong knowledge of ERP systems, as well as Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Experience in managing third-party logistics providers.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Good financial and business awareness.

Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and its executive team.

Strong quantitative and critical thinking skills.

Strong customer service orientation.

Able to communicate fluently in English and French, spoken and written

Team player.

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Apparel and Fashion

Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics

Website: http://lacoste.com