Jr. Procurement Co-op (January 2023)

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Carbon Engineering
Posted on 
5 Nov
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Grow your career. Be the difference.  Leading the commercialization of ground-breaking technology that captures CO₂ directly from air is challenging and exhilarating. As a member of the CE team, you’ll be surrounded by smart, adventurous, curious people committed to progressing our Direct Air Capture (DAC) and AIR TO FUELS TM technologies. We’re a diverse team of innovators hailing from around the world with a shared vision, purpose, and commitment to deliver large scale climate change solutions. Our headquarters is in Squamish, B.C., and our presence is expanding in many other markets around the world as we commercialize our technologies

Our culture combines our heritage as a small company with our ambitious goals. We have a passion for what we do and believe our work will have a true and lasting impact on the world. Many of our employees are drawn to CE because of the direct connection between the game-changing work we do and their own personal values.

At our core, Carbon Engineering values integrity, growth, excellence in execution, and fun. This is an environment where people matter, and contributions are noticed. Our employees work hard and are given the opportunity to learn and grow from mistakes. Diversity is embraced, and we value an inclusive work environment where every employee has an equal opportunity to be heard. We work in a dynamic environment and thrive on tackling rewarding and complex problems as a team.

Position Scope
This is a unique opportunity to join and support our growing Procurement Team. As the Junior Procurement Co-op, you will assist the Procurement Team in the full procurement cycle from initial purchasing discussions with stakeholders & vendors, through to proper receipt of goods & services, and returns of unsatisfactory products as necessary, as well as the storage & warehousing of inventory. There will also be opportunity for exposure to other departments such as accounting, finance and operations.

This role will report to the Manager, Procurement and you will be working with several specialists who can provide mentoring and support to advance your procurement career. You will also be supporting a variety of tasks to allow you to grow your skills in multiple areas (ie. Inventory management, supply chain management, purchasing, administrative tasks, contracts and services).

This is a 8-month term starting in January 2023. This position is based in Squamish, British Columbia.

Responsibilities
- Communicate effectively across multiple disciplines and levels of authority to confirm the accuracy of orders, receipts, and inventory.
- Prepare and issue purchase orders based on stakeholders needs and inventory requirements.
- Centrally maintain documents and reports that will be used to administer all aspects of the order function.
- Assist with shipping, expediting and logistics. 
- Ensure shipments are received in good condition, cross-reference product deliveries with purchase orders.
- Supporting the Accounting Team with accounts payable by verifying the service invoices have been approved
- Shipping/receiving duties may include lifting and handling of products for transport and storage, and may require the use of shop equipment i.e., dollies, pallet jacks, forklift, and overhead crane.
- Allocating, picking, and expediting of product for internal work orders.
- Cleaning, organizing, and restructuring warehouse areas as needed.
- Assisting in inventory counts, investigate variances
 
Qualifications
Education:
- Must be participating in a recognized educational program that supports coop terms.

Key Competencies:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Good problem-solving skills.
- Proficient with MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word).
- Recognize and implement best value sources of goods & services. 
- Contribute to bottom-line efficiency through communication and processes.
- Collaborates well with others, including comfort working in the cross-functional interface between technical, business, and administrative teams.
- A self-starter with the ability to work independently towards deadlines with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.

Joining Carbon Engineering provides you more than a career – it’s a calling for those who are ready to make a difference in climate action. We provide hope.

Carbon Engineering is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Job Description

Grow your career. Be the difference.  Leading the commercialization of ground-breaking technology that captures CO₂ directly from air is challenging and exhilarating. As a member of the CE team, you’ll be surrounded by smart, adventurous, curious people committed to progressing our Direct Air Capture (DAC) and AIR TO FUELS TM technologies. We’re a diverse team of innovators hailing from around the world with a shared vision, purpose, and commitment to deliver large scale climate change solutions. Our headquarters is in Squamish, B.C., and our presence is expanding in many other markets around the world as we commercialize our technologies

Our culture combines our heritage as a small company with our ambitious goals. We have a passion for what we do and believe our work will have a true and lasting impact on the world. Many of our employees are drawn to CE because of the direct connection between the game-changing work we do and their own personal values.

At our core, Carbon Engineering values integrity, growth, excellence in execution, and fun. This is an environment where people matter, and contributions are noticed. Our employees work hard and are given the opportunity to learn and grow from mistakes. Diversity is embraced, and we value an inclusive work environment where every employee has an equal opportunity to be heard. We work in a dynamic environment and thrive on tackling rewarding and complex problems as a team.

Position Scope
This is a unique opportunity to join and support our growing Procurement Team. As the Junior Procurement Co-op, you will assist the Procurement Team in the full procurement cycle from initial purchasing discussions with stakeholders & vendors, through to proper receipt of goods & services, and returns of unsatisfactory products as necessary, as well as the storage & warehousing of inventory. There will also be opportunity for exposure to other departments such as accounting, finance and operations.

This role will report to the Manager, Procurement and you will be working with several specialists who can provide mentoring and support to advance your procurement career. You will also be supporting a variety of tasks to allow you to grow your skills in multiple areas (ie. Inventory management, supply chain management, purchasing, administrative tasks, contracts and services).

This is a 8-month term starting in January 2023. This position is based in Squamish, British Columbia.

Responsibilities
- Communicate effectively across multiple disciplines and levels of authority to confirm the accuracy of orders, receipts, and inventory.
- Prepare and issue purchase orders based on stakeholders needs and inventory requirements.
- Centrally maintain documents and reports that will be used to administer all aspects of the order function.
- Assist with shipping, expediting and logistics. 
- Ensure shipments are received in good condition, cross-reference product deliveries with purchase orders.
- Supporting the Accounting Team with accounts payable by verifying the service invoices have been approved
- Shipping/receiving duties may include lifting and handling of products for transport and storage, and may require the use of shop equipment i.e., dollies, pallet jacks, forklift, and overhead crane.
- Allocating, picking, and expediting of product for internal work orders.
- Cleaning, organizing, and restructuring warehouse areas as needed.
- Assisting in inventory counts, investigate variances
 
Qualifications
Education:
- Must be participating in a recognized educational program that supports coop terms.

Key Competencies:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Good problem-solving skills.
- Proficient with MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word).
- Recognize and implement best value sources of goods & services. 
- Contribute to bottom-line efficiency through communication and processes.
- Collaborates well with others, including comfort working in the cross-functional interface between technical, business, and administrative teams.
- A self-starter with the ability to work independently towards deadlines with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.

Joining Carbon Engineering provides you more than a career – it’s a calling for those who are ready to make a difference in climate action. We provide hope.

Carbon Engineering is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

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