Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking an Expeditor for a 1 year contract in Edmonton, AB.



Main Responsibilities:



To support the Supply Chain function by expediting and tracking all aspects/deliverables, for items as assigned (items can be included in but not limited to equipment/material required for completion of Purchase Orders, Contracts, or Projects).
Proactively expedite assigned item(s), by managing and utilizing stakeholder meetings, systems, templates, processes and either aiding in mitigation of or identifying potential risks.
Build and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders including, but not limited to, vendors and key client groups such as; engineering, project team members, project contractors, quality and other SCM team members (e.g. Logistics).
Aid in the Coaching and mentoring of new hires, project team personnel and new vendors the current Expediting process
Manage assigned equipment/material to ensure on-time readiness and delivery to site in line with the project and construction schedule.
Manage all vendor equipment/material documentation between the vendor, Engineering (or Engineering Consultant) and internal Project teams to ensure prompt review & approval periods. Must ensure that all required documentation is received complete (including approvals if applicable) Examples of documentation required can include the following; drawings, RFI's, Inspection Test Plans (ITP), Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS), and Final Vendor Data Requirements (VDR).
Regular review of vendor fabrication schedules, Inspection and Test Plans (if applicable), Inspection Reports and other pertinent vendor and PO data to mitigate any delays
Notify key stakeholders of potential or actual delays while working with supplier to resolve issues as required
Administrate, schedule, chair, minute and manage vendor supply meetings and attend project meetings as required
Report to stakeholders on equipment/material status, progress, receiving status as required using the required reporting formats.
Assist in the review and verification of invoices for accuracy as required
Work with vendors and stakeholders to resolve freight claims, investigate quantity shortages/overages, shipment errors, tagging issues etc.
Communicate potential commercial and technical issues to the Project team members and stakeholders.
Assist with logistics for delivery of equipment/material to site and coordinate with construction at site to ensure readiness and proper equipment is available for off-loading shipment as required
Coordinate activities and communicate regularly with key stakeholders.
Follow standard processes to ensure that the expediting tasks and duties for assigned equipment/material is centralized as per the direction of the team lead & or Manager.
Keep updated electronic records per requirements for timely completion of PO/Contract closeouts by creating, organizing and maintaining expediting files
Consult/Report with Team Lead and/or Manager regularly on Project, PO or Contract on goings.
Would be working with:
Sr Expeditors, Expediting Team Lead , and/or Team Manager- Working with and seeking additional general direction, guidance and counsel on a regular basis. Team Lead and/or Manager to provide and change work assignments as required
Regular updates/Meetings/ Support for Vendors and Internal/ External clients such as Engineering, Consultants, Contractors, Buyers, Project Team members, Commissioning, Construction Services, Quality Surveillance and other SCM Team members (e.g. Logistics).


Required:
Minimum 3-4 years of applied experience in a high pace environment
Good working knowledge and experience of expediting best practices and an understanding of logistics, purchasing and project document requirements.
Good interpersonal skills with ability to maintain and builds strong working relationships.
Equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
Coordination skills, ability to multi-task, follow up and manage timelines
Ability to work on diverse projects and processes with conflicting deadlines.
Customer service/Problem Solving/Organizational skills an asset.
Working Knowledge of Engineering and Vendor Documentation is required.
Strong and effective communication skills and attention to detail are a necessity


Preferred:
Knowledge of MS Windows/Outlook and Office Suite.
Knowledge of SharePoint, Oracle and SAP an asset.
Post-secondary education in a related field (e.g. Project Management, Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Com, Finance, Business Admin.)


Analyzes sources of supply, production schedules, transportation methods and other data to determine best possible delivery schedule of purchased material to meet Just-in-time (JIT) delivery criteria. Typically would possess a Logistics Management degree and may possess CPM certification. Requires 7-10 years' experience.

Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking an Expeditor for a 1 year contract in Edmonton, AB.



Main Responsibilities:



To support the Supply Chain function by expediting and tracking all aspects/deliverables, for items as assigned (items can be included in but not limited to equipment/material required for completion of Purchase Orders, Contracts, or Projects).
Proactively expedite assigned item(s), by managing and utilizing stakeholder meetings, systems, templates, processes and either aiding in mitigation of or identifying potential risks.
Build and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders including, but not limited to, vendors and key client groups such as; engineering, project team members, project contractors, quality and other SCM team members (e.g. Logistics).
Aid in the Coaching and mentoring of new hires, project team personnel and new vendors the current Expediting process
Manage assigned equipment/material to ensure on-time readiness and delivery to site in line with the project and construction schedule.
Manage all vendor equipment/material documentation between the vendor, Engineering (or Engineering Consultant) and internal Project teams to ensure prompt review & approval periods. Must ensure that all required documentation is received complete (including approvals if applicable) Examples of documentation required can include the following; drawings, RFI's, Inspection Test Plans (ITP), Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS), and Final Vendor Data Requirements (VDR).
Regular review of vendor fabrication schedules, Inspection and Test Plans (if applicable), Inspection Reports and other pertinent vendor and PO data to mitigate any delays
Notify key stakeholders of potential or actual delays while working with supplier to resolve issues as required
Administrate, schedule, chair, minute and manage vendor supply meetings and attend project meetings as required
Report to stakeholders on equipment/material status, progress, receiving status as required using the required reporting formats.
Assist in the review and verification of invoices for accuracy as required
Work with vendors and stakeholders to resolve freight claims, investigate quantity shortages/overages, shipment errors, tagging issues etc.
Communicate potential commercial and technical issues to the Project team members and stakeholders.
Assist with logistics for delivery of equipment/material to site and coordinate with construction at site to ensure readiness and proper equipment is available for off-loading shipment as required
Coordinate activities and communicate regularly with key stakeholders.
Follow standard processes to ensure that the expediting tasks and duties for assigned equipment/material is centralized as per the direction of the team lead & or Manager.
Keep updated electronic records per requirements for timely completion of PO/Contract closeouts by creating, organizing and maintaining expediting files
Consult/Report with Team Lead and/or Manager regularly on Project, PO or Contract on goings.
Would be working with:
Sr Expeditors, Expediting Team Lead , and/or Team Manager- Working with and seeking additional general direction, guidance and counsel on a regular basis. Team Lead and/or Manager to provide and change work assignments as required
Regular updates/Meetings/ Support for Vendors and Internal/ External clients such as Engineering, Consultants, Contractors, Buyers, Project Team members, Commissioning, Construction Services, Quality Surveillance and other SCM Team members (e.g. Logistics).


Required:
Minimum 3-4 years of applied experience in a high pace environment
Good working knowledge and experience of expediting best practices and an understanding of logistics, purchasing and project document requirements.
Good interpersonal skills with ability to maintain and builds strong working relationships.
Equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
Coordination skills, ability to multi-task, follow up and manage timelines
Ability to work on diverse projects and processes with conflicting deadlines.
Customer service/Problem Solving/Organizational skills an asset.
Working Knowledge of Engineering and Vendor Documentation is required.
Strong and effective communication skills and attention to detail are a necessity


Preferred:
Knowledge of MS Windows/Outlook and Office Suite.
Knowledge of SharePoint, Oracle and SAP an asset.
Post-secondary education in a related field (e.g. Project Management, Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Com, Finance, Business Admin.)


Analyzes sources of supply, production schedules, transportation methods and other data to determine best possible delivery schedule of purchased material to meet Just-in-time (JIT) delivery criteria. Typically would possess a Logistics Management degree and may possess CPM certification. Requires 7-10 years' experience.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.