Contract: Expeditor

  • Company:
    EXPATS DIRECT LIMITED
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    9 hours ago
  • Category:

The Role:
Currently seeking an experienced Expeditor who will control the efficient tracking and reporting of procurement package vendor deliverables for a major mining infrastructure project on an up to 12 month contract.

In this role you will facilitate the flow of materials to and from various project vendors and contractors, ensuring the right materials arrive at various sites as per the project schedule. You will also participate and support the project’s quality assurance programme including goods under manufacture and acceptance to ensure the level of quality and quantity, and adherence to specifications.

Your duties will consist of:

  • Track vendor progress against approved schedule/ programme from package award through to delivery.
  • Interpret and analyse a project programme, and to accurately identify activities, activity dependencies, and to hold vendors to account for on time performance of all activities in a programme
  • Expedite specialised mechanical and electrical equipment packages between vendors and contractors to ensure timely arrival of goods for transport to fabrication and works contractors
  • Expedite SDR’s to support the ongoing engineering, fabrication and construction works on the project
  • Review and report on vendor performance for specialised mechanical and electrical equipment packages and identify discrepancies and/or delays and escalating issues as necessary
  • Ensure vendor’s timely submission of manufacturing and program reports to allow the project to incorporate into its integrated schedule
  • Information coordination between project functions including Package Owner, Procurement, Quality Assurance and Engineering Service Provider (ESP) to manage project documentation
  • Regular attendance at vendor sites as required, including at remote locations (significant business travel may be required)
  • To be successful you will need the following qualifications and experience:

  • Qualifications in procurement, materials management / supply chain desirable
  • Background in major project procurement, contracts and document management roles
  • Expediting and / or materials management and logistics and / or supplier quality surveillance experience
  • Recent capital expenditure experience in mining, infrastructure, oil and gas sectors
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role