Shipping & Procurement

Who We Are

ZS2 Technologies Ltd. is a fast-growing business in Calgary, AB. Our mission is to build a better planet. “What if we could…?” is our mantra. We are tenacious problem solvers with a permanent dissatisfaction with the status quo. We never stop improving. Failures and setbacks don’t scare us. They are just a part of creating something great. We’re passionate about material science and developing higher performing building materials for the people and our planet.

We are dedicated to the research and development of advanced building materials and solutions that are stronger, safer, and more sustainable. Located in Calgary, Alberta with projects throughout North America, we offer green alternatives to conventional building materials and manufacture structurally insulated panels using magnesium oxy-sulfate technology. Our solutions are non-toxic, fire and mold resistant, sustainable, and energy efficient. With R&D capabilities located onsite, we are constantly improving and creating new products to build a better planet.

We pride ourselves on our culture, our commitment to always striving to do better, and our investment in our most valuable resource, our people.

Our work environment includes:

  • Collaborative office setting with onsite parking.
  • Social programs including team building and health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.


The Opportunity

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Shipping and Procurement Specialist to join our team. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring the efficient movement of goods and materials both within our organization and across external partners. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of construction, procurement processes, logistics, and supply chain management, with the ability to optimize costs, maintain inventory levels, and streamline shipping operations.



  • Collaborate with internal departments to identify procurement needs and specifications for goods and services.
  • Source potential suppliers, obtain quotations, and negotiate pricing and terms to achieve cost-effective procurement solutions.
  • Ensure timely and accurate placement of purchase orders, considering lead times and inventory requirements.
  • Monitor supplier performance, resolve issues, and maintain strong relationships to ensure reliable and consistent supply.


Inventory Management:

  • Implement inventory control measures to optimize stock levels while minimizing excess or obsolete inventory.
  • Monitor inventory levels, anticipate shortages, and coordinate replenishment orders to maintain uninterrupted production and customer service.
  • Conduct regular inventory audits and reconcile discrepancies between physical stock and records.


Shipping and Logistics:

  • Organize and coordinate domestic and international shipments, ensuring compliance with regulations and documentation requirements.
  • Select appropriate carriers, negotiate shipping rates, and track shipments to ensure timely and accurate delivery.
  • Address shipping discrepancies, damages, and disputes, working closely with carriers and internal teams for resolutions.


Documentation and Recordkeeping:

  • Maintain accurate records of procurement activities, contracts, purchase orders, invoices, and shipping documents.
  • Prepare reports and analysis on procurement and shipping metrics, providing insights to support decision-making.


Cost Management:

  • Analyze procurement and shipping costs, identifying opportunities for cost reduction and process improvement.
  • Collaborate with finance and accounting teams to ensure accurate cost allocation and budget adherence.


Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Stay updated on relevant regulations, tariffs, and trade agreements to ensure compliance during procurement and shipping activities.
  • Mitigate potential risks related to procurement and shipping by implementing appropriate strategies and safeguards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience in procurement, logistics, and inventory management.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and carriers.
  • Proficiency in using procurement software and inventory management systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of international shipping regulations and customs procedures is a plus.
  • Certification in supply chain management (e.g., APICS, ISM) is advantageous.

Working Conditions

  • A great work environment and culture.
  • An opportunity to get in on the ground floor with a rapidly growing company.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits including attractive long-term Incentives.
  • Opportunities for acquiring new skills and professional advancement.
  • An environment where your ideas around innovation and product or process improvements are valued and implemented.
  • Recognition for your achievements and contribution to our success; and
  • A team of professionals that work together to achieve our goals.


We would like to thank all candidates for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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