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.
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
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
Appropriate engineering or QA/QC qualification
3- 5 years experience in project expediting
Must be able to travel approx 25% of time if required
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