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Immingham, North East Lincolnshire

Contract Type

Initial 12 month contract



Contact Name

Kim Jaques or Dani Wilson




July 9, 2019

Job Desciption:

We have an urgent requirement for an Expeditor for our client based near Immingham, North East Lincolnshire.  This is for an initial 12 month contract, to be reviewed thereafter. This is a full time position working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.


Work to ensure excellent communication between Maintenance Planners, TA Planners, Discipline Engineers, Project Leaders, Project Requisitioners, Buyers, Contract Specialists and Inspectors.  To develop and monitor the big picture view by supplier, discipline, project, TA event and maintenance jobs of orders, required by dates, hold points and FAT dates.

Responsible for liaison with suppliers and fabricators to expedite and where necessary prioritise deliveries to ensure on time deliveries to meet the work plans and priorities. The development of supplier relationships.


Accountable for on time delivery of items required for the execution of the maintenance and project schedules in a timely, cost effective and value adding manner under the framework of established procure to pay and expediting processes.  Accountable for expediting activities including supplier site visits, status reporting and excellent communication and liaison with Inspection to ensure quality is achieved and early warnings on deviations to schedule are highlighted in a timely manner and business decisions made to address problem areas.

Primary Functions:

Monitor and expedite as required orders to ensure the work execution schedules are maintained

Participation in pre-award engineering FEL meetings as required

Work with business stakeholders to understand schedules and requirements for each area

Development and continuous improvement of an expediting request system including:

- Frequency and timing of supplier visits to comply with the expediting plan ensuring  the quality of reporting is being maintained

- Ensuring the engineering schedule has been reviewed and is being maintained

- Monitoring status of drawing & documents submission and return

- Ensuring sub-orders are being placed and delivered to support the manufacturing schedule

- Ensuring supplier’s expediting of critical sub-orders is being performed

- Ensuring potential slippages are being identified and communicated early and corrective action is being addressed

- Advising any delivery impacts immediately with suggested corrective actions

-  Ensure delivery forecasts are communicated

Responsibility for Supplier Relationship Management in partnership with Procurement with a number of suppliers and assist in driving improvement activities leading to improved performance overall

Ensure excellent communication on emergent issues impacting required by dates

Facilitate proposals and negotiations around schedule recovery action when slippages occur

Compile weekly status reports on equipment status and vendor order books

Understand criticality of materials being expediting

Responsible for feedback into the Approved Manufacturers / Fabricators process

Provide input into and monitor vendor performance

Liaise with Technical department when required

Liaise with Projects Inspector and Inspection Group and ensure supplier visits are co-ordinated

Responsible for the recording, tracking and follow up of actions from supplier expediting visits

Ensure quality plans, weld procedures, inspection and test plans are followed including inspection hold points as per contract

Involvement in factory acceptance testing as required

Responsible for liaison with procurement and freight forwarding company to ensure efficient release and shipment where applicable

Critical Skills:

Knowledge of equipment and its components.

Confident/capable when dealing with suppliers and colleagues

Knowledge of purchasing systems & processes

Be able to balance long/short term priorities

Have courage to expose and resolve conflicts in an efficient manner.

Establish priorities and develops critical tasks

Accepts ownership, is accountable and delivers on commitments

Customer focused

Preferred Requirements

Appropriate engineering or QA/QC qualification

QA/QC experience

3- 5 years experience in project expediting

Must be able to travel approx 25% of time if required

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