A little about SmartICE:

SmartICE is an award-winning technological innovation for the North. We are the world’s first
climate change adaptation tool to integrate traditional knowledge of sea ice with advanced data
acquisition and remote monitoring technology. Our system combines these approaches to provide
invaluable, data-driven insights into sea-ice thickness and local ice conditions, in near real-time.
We embrace a business model that aims to expand opportunities for economic and social
development in northern markets while preserving local cultures and lifestyles. SmartICE is a not
for profit social enterprise. Our tools offer information that support better decision-making across
numerous industries. From mining, shipping and fisheries, to emergency response and national
defense – SmartICE offers enhanced clarity for environmental monitoring and situational
awareness in the north. To learn more about what we do visit To help us
facilitate our rapid growth, we are hiring a Procurement & Logistics Coordinator.

Procurement & Logistics Coordinator

The Procurement & Logistics Coordinator will contribute to stages of the entire life cycle of
SmartICE equipment. This will start at the procurement process for raw materials, through
production, logistics, maintenance, storage and finally developing end of life scenarios for retired
equipment. The Procurement & Logistics Coordinator will handle the challenges of working in
Northern environments including shipping, logistics and managing delays. Also, they will work with
the operations team to ensure technology/tools are delivered in community, ready for training and
deployment. This position will be based in St. John’s and will be integral part of the technology
team working closely with both the engineering and operations team.

● All tasks relating to packing, shipping, and tracking delivery of SmartICE equipment
● Manage and maintain SmartICE parts and material inventories
● Manage ordering, order tracking, and delivery activities in order to meet agreed upon
shipment deadlines
● Establish best practices related to shipping, inventory management, and procurement
● Research and source inventory for manufacturing of SmartICE technology products
including creating request for quotations (RFQs) and purchase orders (POs)
● Responsible for organizing and maintaining Tech Shop for all production equipment.
● Assist with the assembly and manufacturing of SmartICE technologies when required
● Other assigned duties

Mandatory Qualifications
● Graduate from post-secondary institution or equivalent experience
● Project management skills
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Have the ability to work well with others or independently
● Exceptional MS Excel Skills
● Exceptional organization
● Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
● Experience with basic hand tools and mechanical assembly
● Experienced in procurement process and has knowledge of best practices
● Experienced in shipping and receiving processes and has knowledge of best practices
● Understanding of Lean manufacturing and workflows
● Experience developing and managing product life cycles
● Experience with technical writing

SmartICE embraces diversity and a culture of belonging in the workplace. Applications
from Indigenous, 2SLGBTQ+, Black, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to
Canada, and people with disabilities are encouraged.
Please direct all applications to
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this
position. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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