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Purchasing Clerk (12 Month Limited Term)

Company: Victoria Shipyards
Company - Location: Victoria Shipyards - Victoria, BC


The Purchasing Clerk provides clerical and administrative support to the Purchasing Department.


  • Review packing slips to ensure accuracy; sorts receipts for VISA statements and shipping memos and distribute to appropriate Purchaser.
  • Code and reconcile freight invoices.
  • Assist Purchaser with invoicing discrepancies.
  • Provide internal reports as required.
  • Assist Purchaser in creating & tracking purchase order in JD Edwards, as necessary.
  • Administer service invoices from Purchaser to Project Manager.
  • Comprehensive database management (excel and E1).
  • Upload project material lists into JD Edwards E1.
  • SharePoint site management.
  • Assist with filing and photocopying.
  • Assist Seaspan ULC with supplier portal management.
  • Support logistics department with cruise ship coordination.
  • Other duties as required.

Education and Experience

  • Grade 12.
  • 3-5 years office experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies

  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office Suite skill are essential, specifically Excel.
  • Intermediate knowledge of JD Edwards would be an asset.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work efficiently with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Work with minimum direction.
  • Maintain confidentiality with shipyard and Canadian operations.
  • Ability to uphold company policies.
  • Overtime as required.

Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

Note: Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted

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