Expeditor II

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1244506

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 11, 2024

Airswift is looking for an Expeditor to work with a major client in Houston, TX on a 1-year assignment.

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 / logistics to ensure on-time readiness and delivery to site in line with the project and construction schedule.
• Manage all vendor equipment/material documentation / logistics 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, RFIs, 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.
• Coordinate 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.
• Supporting Sr Expeditors, Supervisor , and/or Team Manager- Working with and seeking additional general direction, guidance and counsel on a regular basis. Supervisor 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).

Office environment with occasional/minimal travel to suppliers and other operation locations as required

Requirements:
• Minimum 2-4 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 Cloud and Salesforce is an asset.
• Post-secondary education in a related field (e.g. Project Management, Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Com, Finance, Business Admin.)

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