Company: Wood
Skills: Logistics Management
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for a Senior Expediting & Logistics Engineer to join our Supply Chain Department in Madrid focus on Power Plants sector.

Key responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all Expediting activities of the Contract with suppliers, to guarantee their fulfillment with contractual delivery dates
  • Expedite and permanently monitor material purchasing, shop reception, and manufacturing activities and related schedules for suppliers and sub-suppliers
  • Perform and lead regular meetings with suppliers, including those in presence of clients
  • Anticipate unforeseen events on suppliers' performance, sending an internal alert to Project Manager according to project circumstances
  • Strongly expedite the application by suppliers of corrective actions to their unconformities, as required by stablished recovery action plan
  • Prepare and issue in monthly basis the equipment and materials' status report, based on information compiled and validated from each supplier's regular meetings or monthly report.
  • Monitor, research and report the suppliers' performance against established criteria, including records on SRM system
  • Lead suppliers' loyalty plan and related activities
  • New suppliers' search and evaluation, based on established criteria
  • Lead qualification processes for new potential suppliers
  • Attend national and international trips to vendors workshops or site, according to projects and company needs
  • Manage/monitoring all transports (imports/exports/domestic) & customs until destination
  • Issuing all the required documents for the import and export of goods taking care of customs clearance and controlling the end-to-end process until final delivery of goods at site by sea, air, and land

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering degree , with a minimum of 7 years' experience expediting projects, managing transports and suppliers , and their manufacturing schedules
  • English and Spanish proficiency (mandatory)
  • Proven International experience, dealing with multicultural environments
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to deal with suppliers & their subcontractors
  • Organizational and planning capability to attend and prioritize all tasks and regular meetings for suppliers' monitoring
  • Knowledge of risks' management on contracts execution
  • Teamwork skills for internal coordination with in-house project staff
  • Availability and sense of responsibility to represent Wood in front of their clients' representatives
  • Capacity and commitment to self-control the man-hour budget established for the project
  • Capability in technical drawings and specifications' interpretation
  • Knowledge of scheduling and monitoring software (MS Project, Primavera)
  • Experience staying in manufacturing workshops
  • Experience with customs processes
  • Experience in the execution of heavy lift/breakbulk shipments
  • Proven capability for new suppliers' search & preliminary evaluation
  • Availability for national and international trips, and temporary assignment abroad/site
  • Proactivity , adaptability, and problem-solving skills
  • Leadership and decision-making
  • Capability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Reporting to management
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Prior knowledge of mechanical and heat transfer equipment, and experience expediting them, will be valued

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.