Performs expediting activities on a project, in a support office, or at a jobsite in accordance with Project Procedures. Ensures timely delivery of materials and equipment to meet project needs. May at times be responsible for supervision, direction and monitoring of Expediting Specialists. Provides assistance to Expediting Supervisor for the input and assessment of project job-hour and monetary budgets.
Participates in the planning, staffing, and budgeting of project and area expediting operations. Represents Expediting at project team meetings. Distributes workload to assigned project expeditors. Reviews area expediting assignments prepared by project expeditors and area expediting reports prepared by area expediting personnel for content, completeness and appropriateness.
Contacts suppliers to obtain timely submission of engineering data, and to follow-up on material acquisition, production progress and shipment. Evaluates production schedules and progress reports from suppliers to determine if their programs and work progress meet jobsite requirements. Compiles data needed to prepare the critical items reports or other supplementary reports as required. Coordinates the accumulation of data from project expediters and issues reports for the expediting group.
Expedites engineering for the timely review, approval, and return of engineering data submitted by suppliers. Updates Procurement System and Supplier Performance Database in a timely manner. Participates in pre- and post-award meetings to review and discuss schedules and potential problem areas that may impact required shipment dates.
Proficient in interpreting schedules to ensure that realistic milestones are established, that required activities occur on time, and that interface between activities is maintained. Skilled in oral and written communication skills regarding technical and production matters with both project and supplier personnel.
Possesses a minimum of 2,000 hours of shop expediting experience, significant experience in project expediting or other procurement related function. Familiar with developing and tracking metrics.
Graduate in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from a reputed institute. Alternatively, Graduate in any stream with Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management or similar supply chain subject. At least 12 years of relevant experience including working with reputed EPC companies.