Trade and Logistics Administrator

West Coast Reduction Ltd. is searching for a Trade and Logistics Administrator to join our Vancouver Corporate Office team.  Using innovative thinking, progressive processes, and modern facilities, WCRL’s seven plant locations across Western Canada recycle inedible food by-products and create finished products such as protein meals and fats, which are then sold to customers worldwide.  As an integral part of a sustainable local food chain, rendering keeps energy in the system by creating high value products from materials that would be otherwise sent to land fill or compost.  We deliver raw material containers to suppliers, ship products globally and offer storage, shipping, refining and blending services through a terminal located at the Port Metro Vancouver. Learn more at www.wcrl.com.

The Trade and Logistics Administrator is responsible for ensuring the necessary logistics documents associated with the sale of finished goods to our customers are accurate, timely and complete. The positions’ primary focus is to coordinate the export paperwork associated with the transport of tallow and other finished meal products, and that all documentation is in compliance with all governing agencies or customs regulations. Secondary responsibilities include support of other Trade and Logistics Coordinators in the Sales Department.

This position reports to the Director of Sales & Marketing and is a full-time, permanent opportunity.

Accountabilities:

  • Create sales department invoices and billing payables

  • Arrange for the release of delivery slips and other export documentation

  • Accurate data entry into JD Edwards (ERP system) for daily local sales orders

  • Prepare, coordinate and verify accuracy of logistics documents related to WCRL products being transported, including Customs Documents, Certificates of Origin, CFIA Certificates, Veterinary Certificates, NAFTA documentation, Import and Export Permits for Finished Goods, etc.

  • Communicate directly with external agencies for the release of documents to the Company - actively address concerns raised and problem solve for issues encountered

  • Communicate with plant administration and other internal departments effectively to coordinate the movement of products

  • Track, scan and file Sales Department documents into the appropriate document management database

  • Assist other Divisions and Departments with export requirements

  • Act as primary back-up for other Sales Department Trade & Logistics Coordinators during absences

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience in the international trade, logistics industry or customs clearance/customs brokerage processing environment preferred

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in International Trade, Logistics or otherwise relevant program an asset

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Strong attention to detail a requirement

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain numerical accuracy within a high-volume environment

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume by email to careers@wcrl.com or via the link below.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity, however, only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.