Project Specialist

at Reliable Supply Chains
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted November 18, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Job Description

About Reliable Supply Chains International

Reliable Supply Chains (formerly International Procurement Agency Inc.) strives to be a reliable partner to the international development community by offering a value-added total solution for their supply chain management needs, including procurement and global logistics. From needs assessment to after-sales support, RSC creates and manages the supply chain, providing the best value for money solutions. Through our experience and expertise, we are able and committed to delivering cost-effective strategic solutions to support our client’s goals.

Organizational Context

The Project Specialist is a member of the Operations division of RSC. The division handles both short and long term contracts with various non-governmental organizations. The contracts and subsequent projects deal primarily on an international basis, with some projects being carried out domestically. The projects which are handled by the department involve working with all aspects of the supply chain.

Job Description

The Project Specialist is responsible for executing defined projects for the department within RSC, relating to a variety of short term projects, domestic and international, with RSC’s client base.

Core Activities

  • Handle entire supply chain process for assigned clients and projects
  • Correspondence with vendors to obtain pricing and additional information, including weight and dimensions
  • Accurate preparation of Order Confirmations for vendors
  • Create work orders for warehouse manager
  • Maintaining all necessary hard copy documentation for files
  • Prepare comprehensive client quotations, to include logistical components
  • Knowledge and utilization of Incoterms 2010
  • Conduct product research to ensure RSC offers best value for money solutions
  • Assist with / provide input for client development by demonstrating knowledge of client’s missions(s) / projects and how RSC can be of added value
  • Logistical research and execution for projects taking place internationally
  • Adhere to export compliance and regulations
  • Maintain all necessary documentation regarding files in RSC’s Order Management System (OMS) and server
  • Handle freight bookings for both domestic and international shipments

Specific handling and working abilities:

  • Excellent general administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good knowledge of working with MS office software
  • Quality oriented
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Team player
  • Comfortable working with a (computer) terminal for majority of working day
  • Work with and ability to meet strict time lines
  • Demonstration of leadership abilities and skills

Preferred job requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: Relevant education or 2 years of relevant work experience

Job Type: Full-time