Company: Wood
Skills: Inventory Control, Logistics Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a Senior Expeditor for a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract who will be responsible for the Expediting of Purchase Orders to ensure delivery on time and within project schedules.

Responsible for coordinating all aspects of desk and field expediting as determined by project strategy, processes and procedures.

Main Duties:
  • Ensure personnel carry out expediting activities have a clear understanding of processes and procedures
  • Manage and monitor the more challenging and complex packages & / or suppliers
  • Establishes priorities, assigns workloads and review the more difficult and complex aspects of the expediting workload
  • Creation of daily expediting reports in materials management systems
  • Expediting of purchase orders daily with priority focus
  • Updating of materials management system with the expediting status of Purchase Orders
  • Continually set expediting follow up dates in materials management system
  • Obtain quotations for field expediting plans and C.V.'s of 3rd party expediting providers
  • Place purchase order for 3 rd party expediting services
  • Liaise with field expediting suppliers to co - ordinate expediting visits
  • Receive, review and issue field expediting progress reports and update system accordingly
  • Review expediting reports to confirm status of orders, sub - orders and validate the agreed manufacturing schedules
  • Monitor the progress of receipt and return of supplier documentation
  • Notifying Supply Chain Manager of any potential schedule slippages
  • Negotiate improved delivery / recovery plans where required
  • Visit suppliers on request of the SCM and Material Manager on the project
  • Maintain an auditable file of all relevant purchasing documentation for each purchase order in relevant shared drive / area
  • Demonstrate commitment to safe working practices
  • Understands and lives Woods vision, values and behaviours
  • Understands and works to the Financial Management Framework

Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified to ISCED Level 4 / 5 (Post - Secondary non - tertiary / Short - Cycle tertiary

Job specific experience:
  • Strong expediting experience demonstrating results
  • Detailed knowledge of Suppliers, Manufacturing Schedules and Expediting

Experience of:
  • Previous experience in a similar level role
  • Previous use of ERP's such as Maximo, Oracle, SAP
  • Broad knowledge of Suppliers

Personal attributes:
  • Detailed Knowledge of Materials & Document Expediting Practices
  • Strong Team Player
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Adaptability and Problem Solving Skills

Ability to:
  • Work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Provide reports to senior management, as requested
  • Delegate and coordinate tasks to colleagues

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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