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Inventory & Shipping Associate

Kepler Communications

Kepler Communications

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
Kepler is on an audacious mission: to bring the internet to space. Founded in 2015, our ambition is to provide internet connectivity in space, whether in LEO, MEO, GEO, or beyond. With an expanding base of early customers and our first 23 satellites in orbit, Kepler is continuing to grow and expand its most important asset – the Team!
As the Inventory and Shipping Associate, you’ll lead Kepler’s company-wide supply chain activities, ensuring our engineering and manufacturing teams have the supplies and parts needed to design, test, and produce Kepler’s next-generation constellation of satellites. You’ll also play a critical role in shipping out our satellites and equipment to virtually any place in the world! You’ll own the upstream and downstream supply chain activities including logistics, customs, export permits, and inventory management.
In this newly expanded position, there will be a mix of following established and routine processes while also having the opportunity to improve the day-to-day of our logistics and inventory management activities. We’ll be looking to you to maintain the processes playbook and implement new systems to add value to our supply chain activities.
If you’re the person who refuses to accept “because that’s how we’ve always done it”, and someone with an “I’ll figure it out” attitude, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage logistics for pickups and deliveries of all shipments both domestically and internationally, including customs paperwork preparation and coordination with carriers
  • Problem solve for any cases of missing documents import/export discrepancies
  • Unload, sort and distribute incoming shipments. Receive products, inspect material for visual defects, accuracy and process CoC/packing slips in NetSuite
  • Prepare shipments by ensuring all necessary documentation, labelling, and packaging materials are properly utilized
  • Manage inventory of shipping materials and supplies
  • Lead inventory management activities such inventory counts and recording incoming/outgoing transactions, picking product for sales and work orders
  • Coordinate with internal departments to fulfil orders and prioritize shipments based on urgency and customer requirements
  • Contribute to a team effort and undertake other special projects as requested
  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement and implement solutions to enhance shipping efficiency and accuracy

Requirements:

  • High School diploma, with additional courses and training in Inventory Control, Logistics or Supply Chain Management would be an asset
  • Up to 3 year of logistics/inventory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Shipping and Receiving
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent software skills, with the ability to learn new software quickly
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, with intermediate expertise with Excel
  • Affinity for turning an ambiguous and unstructured situation into a repeatable process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable liaising with external parties
  • Must be able to move delivered packages as required (up to 10kg)

Bonus Points:

  • Previous experience in aerospace/automotive warehouse environment
  • Previous experience working with customs and international shipments
  • Previous NetSuite ERP experience
  • Know safe storage and handling procedures for electronics and mechanical components
  • Hazardous goods storage, handling, and shipping expertise
Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.
As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.