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(2307) Senior Expeditor in Aberdeen posted by All jobs by Primat Recruitment

WorleyParsons is looking for a Senior Expeditor to join our Oil & Gas delivery operation in Aberdeen on a contract basis for 12 months.

Role Overview

Act as lead expeditor on a project and provide continuous insight into supplier's progress towards meeting purchase order requirements, particularly delivery schedules. Gather available data to explain requirements against which supplier’s progress can be measured. Monitor and report that progress to project management. Develop alternative and timely schemes to keep progress on schedule for project requirements. Perform the assigned tasks and provide supervision and guidance to assigned personnel.

Role Expectations

Responsible for the co-ordination of project expediting activities, including distribution and management of workload
Effectively manage Expediting team
Taking complete ownership of project expediting delivery, reporting to the Supply Chain Manager
Ensure all deliverables related to packages, equipment, materials and documentation are met or improved upon as per project schedule
Co-ordination of deliverables from both supplier organisations and internal disciplines
Understand and have the ability to analyse and challenge manufacturing production schedules relating to packages, equipment and material items
Key Aims and Objectives

Develop appropriate expediting strategies and plans, including manpower requirements. This includes direct input into project PEP and ownership of project expediting plan
Achieve on time delivery of packages, equipment and material items as well as project documentation, as a minimum
Ensure any instances of negative variance to achievement of PO requirements is proactively managed with appropriate mitigations
Ensure compliance with WorleyParsons code of conduct
Manage appropriate relationships with Expediting team members, suppliers and key stakeholders
Key Responsibilities

Ownership of expediting discipline into project PEP and expediting strategy and where necessary the trade compliance plan
Achieve on time delivery of packages, equipment and material items, ensuring associated KPI’s are actively performance managed
Actively development, implementation and management of scope specific expediting strategies and plans, as appropriate
Ensure key document deliverables are submitted and approved within the required timescale;
Develop and maintain good working relationships with suppliers
Obtain supplier reports, analyse and challenge prior to project distribution
Carry out/execute field expediting visits or prescribe scope for externally resourced field expediting visits, capturing findings in detailed report
Ensure all project stakeholders are aware of latest expediting information with respect to project deliverables
Update project reporting systems and tools with latest information
Management of project specific expediting report, as well as ownership of expediting status report (ESR) meeting
Provide project specific information for input to Project Management Reporting
Working alongside Senior Buyer with ongoing Supplier performance management
Work closely with Quality Control and Material Controllers to ensure purchase orders are released, shipped and receipted in a timely manner. This also includes supporting the QA team with ongoing inspection and test plan (ITP) management
Ensure goods release is supported with required customs and shipping requirement
Work closely with Quality Control, Material Controllers and Procurement team to address any OS&D/NCR issues, including leading progressive learning initiatives as required
Ensure ongoing electronic filing of key correspondence in the designated PO filing structure, also ensuring Expeditor I and II level resource or equivalent is performing in this area
Promote Health, Safety, Security and Environment within the Supply Chain
Role Requirements

Qualifications - essential

HNC/D or equivalent in appropriate subject
Demonstrable relevant experience and exposure, typically 5 years +
IT Literate (Excel / Word etc)
Advance Diploma level member of CIPS or greater
Qualifications - desirable

Degree in an appropriate subject
Experience - essential

Proven experience in expediting delivery of packages, equipment and material items and design data from suppliers in line with contractual delivery dates
Management of expediting teams on Brownfield / Greenfield projects
Experience of allocation of expediting activities within the expediting team
Draft, implement and audit use of expediting procedure
Proven track record of building productive relationships with suppliers and subcontractors
Demonstrate the ability to manage and co-ordinate multiple purchase orders and associated deliverables with a range of different material types and associated criticality ratings
Proven capability to analyse and challenge supplier production schedules to identify areas of concern, lagging indicators and associated mitigation initiatives
Good understanding of shipping release requirements in terms of customs and shipping requirements
Demonstrate excellent organisational and co-ordination skills
Computer literate with experience of various supply chain systems
Competent in maintaining and updating project reports accurately
Ability to lead an expediting status meeting, reporting progress, managing associated actions and follow up
Ability to liaise and effectively communicate at all levels of the business, both internally and externally
Demonstrate a strong commitment to HSSE
Experience - desirable

Experience gained in the oil and gas industry
Computer literate in the use of Microsoft software
Excellent knowledge of engineering commodities


Start Date : 28/07/2018

Status : Waiting

Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Education Level
Bachelor of Technology/Engineering
Professional Type
Required Skills
HNC/D or equivalent in appropriate subject Demonstrable relevant experience and exposure, typically 5 years +