PURCHASER / LOGISTICS COORDINATOR REQUIRED - POSITION FILLED

Fernie Brewing Company is looking for a Full-time Permanent Purchaser / Logistics Coordinator to join our crew. Fernie Brewing Company is a fast growing and dynamic craft brewery situated in the well-known and popular ski and mountain town of Fernie, BC, located near the BC/Alberta border. We are an award winning brewery with exceptional year-round and seasonal brews.

We are seeking someone to work in our Warehouse on all things Shipping & Receiving, and ensuring all warehoused items are stocked adequately and efficiently in a cost effective manner. The individual must be highly organized and able to work in a fast paced environment.  Must also be a self-motivated and hardworking individual who works well with others.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Purchasing all Packaging Materials
  • Weekly inventory counts
  • Ensure warehouse is adequately stocked for weekly production needs
  • Overseeing all shipping & receiving
  • Coordinate daily shipping allocations with various warehouses
  • Picking orders
  • Communicating with our Order Desk to ensure timely and accurate deliveries
  • Ensuring all shipments are recorded into our Production Software (EKOS)
  • Obtain freight quotes
  • Ensure accurate billing on freight
  • Be able to balance real time demands with future expectations

Requirements:

  • Post Secondary Education
  • 2-5 years of experience in Warehouse & Inventory Management & Procurement
  • Be detail oriented and highly organized
  • Be a wizard at Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Exceptional communication and people skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Tech savvy
  • Willingness to pitch in when needed.
  • Be able to lift 60lbs and occasionally over 120 lbs
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Forklift Certification preferred
  • 19 years of age or older
  • Craft beer lover!

This position will be approximately 40hrs per week and offers competitive wages and benefits.

Please forward your letter of intention, resume and salary requirements to lenka@ferniebrewing.com quoting job reference #logistics or fax to 250.423.7733. Resumes without cover letters will be unlikely to be considered. Please contact 250.423.7797 with any questions.

Job closing date: Friday October 7th, 2016.

We thank all applicants; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.