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Junior Expeditor

Job Title: Junior Expeditor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edmonton, Canada
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-21
Reference: BH-99482-1
Contact Name: Courtney Blazevic
Contact Email: courtney.blazevic@nesgt.com
Job Published: March 21, 2019 15:42

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, is currently seeking an Expeditor in Edmonton, AB. 

Specific Accountabilities

  • Support and manage assigned equipment/material to ensure on-time readiness and delivery to site in line with the project and construction schedule.
  • Support and assist with the management of all associated 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 and or Manager.
  • Keep updated electronic records per requirements for timely completion of PO/Contract closeouts by creating, organizing and maintaining expediting files
  • Other duties as assigned
Scope

  • This position is responsible for providing frequent, timely and results-oriented project equipment/material expediting.
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, positively influencing project, manage project milestones within scope, ensuring document submittal schedules and focus on completion of Purchase Order/Contract close out requirements.
  • Requires the ability to communicate all issues and concerns precisely, clearly and unambiguously with all stakeholders.
Required: 

  • Previous 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.
  • Post-secondary education in a related field (e.g. Project Management, Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Com, Finance, Business Admin.)
Job Reference #99482