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Junior Expeditor

Job Title: Junior Expeditor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edmonton, Canada
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-29
Reference: BH-107394
Contact Name: Kyleigh Semmens
Contact Email: kyleigh.semmens@nesgt.com
Job Published: April 30, 2019 22:50

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Junior Expeditor based in Edmonton for a one year contract.

Junior Expeditor

Analyzes sources of supply, production schedules, transportation methods and other data to determine best possible delivery schedule of purchased material to meet Just-in-time (JIT) delivery criteria. Typically would possess a Logistics Management degree and may possess CPM certification. Requires 0-3 years experience. 

  • 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). 
  • Support and manage assigned equipment/material to ensure on-time readiness and delivery to site in line with the project and construction schedule. 
  • 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. 
  • Sr Expeditors, Expediting Team Lead , and/or Team Manager– Working with and seeking additional general direction, guidance and counsel on a regular basis. Team Lead 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).
Requirements

  • 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.)