Officer Logistics
First Quantum Minerals
Colon, Panama
hace 7 horas
source : infomine-inc-manuela

Officer, Logistics

Employer Location Colon, Panama Salary Competitive Closing date Oct 8, 2022 Category Work Term Work Load Language You need to or to save a job.

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture - the "First Quantum Way".

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That's how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description : Purpose


To ensure the timely and efficient transportation of the company's purchase orders are delivered in accordance with the purchase order and outlined INCOTERMS in a safe, secure and on-time manner.

Part of supply chain management in charge of governing transportation requirements. Key Accountabilities and Challenges

  • Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
  • Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within the company's policies.
  • Act at all times in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Organize transportation activities, including storage of goods, managing information accrued from point of origin to delivery, orchestrating transportation movements and arranging for services as necessary.
  • Coordinate and define required expediting-tasks for all placed purchase orders. Contact suppliers and update on progress and expediting reports as required.
  • Provide excellent and timely customer service to internal customers in fulfilling the procurement and inventory management process.
  • Expedite equipment and inventory when required and handle any unanticipated requests or other problems on the company's purchases.
  • Work in a diligent and timely manner on maintaining accurate information on each shipment within the company's ERP to ensure all departments have prompt and accurate information.
  • Report and update all logistic activities into the company's ERP software - JDE.
  • Execute logistics plan to move products and packages to reach destinations on defined schedules.
  • Review freight rates and other transportation costs to keep working costs low and investigate. alternate freight forwarding options.
  • Control, report and reduce operational costs at all stages of the supply chain within the logistics discipline and ensure cost consideration is taken with all decisions.
  • Facilitate imports and exports in accordance with Panama regulations and INCOTERMS.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor. Attributes, Knowledge & Experience Education Bachelor's Degree Background in International trade, Logistics, Procurement or Finance highly regarded Attributes Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong communication Exceptional interpersonal skills Team driven culture Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment Knowledge and Experience 3 years of logistics experience DG Handling Experience Freight forwarding and customs clearance process knowledge Working knowledge of JDE or Oracle based ERP software Microsoft office knowledge Language
  • Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Spanish highly regarded. A willingness to undertake language training desirable.

    Behaviours Attention to detail Excellent time management skills Demonstrated good communication skills - written and spoken Ability to work well with others Organization skills Quality management skills Works well with deadlines Understanding of transportation limitations and regulations Ability to contribute individually to the teams goal Understanding of transportation issues and challenges In depth knowledge of logistics subset Safety and Environment Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.

    Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly. Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.

    Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken. Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.

    Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings

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