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  • Job reference: RMS0202574

Expeditor (Intermediate)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/11/2018
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
  • Time left:
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    (01/01/19)
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The Role:
Core Responsibilities:
* Responsible for monitoring Suppliers
* Progress on material PO / RO (purchase or release order), facilitating and communicating material movement and deliveries, and ensuring responsible parties have physically and electronically received materials and documentation required to make payment to Suppliers and allowing the Buyer to close out the PO / RO
* Manages the PO / RO, aside from formal revisions, from the time the Buyer receives the Supplier
* Acknowledgement until the Expeditor informs the Buyer that all line items have been received. The Expeditor regularly interfaces with Material Suppliers, the Business Unit Clients, Engineering Service Providers, Customs, Freight, and the Buyer

Decision Making: Makes decisions using established guidelines, procedures and/or policies. May be tasked with validating and analysing suggested approaches to medium complexity issues from junior level resources.

Duties:
* Has good knowledge of manufacturing or assembling process of procured material or equipment with simple varieties of engineered items
* Monitor and report on the progress of vendor drawings approvals by Engineering Service Providers and the client's technical stakeholders, which is a prerequisite to the Supplier achieving the target delivery date
* Obtain the Supplier's planned schedule and monitor Supplier's actual progress and key milestones
* Update and periodically distribute the MSR (material status report) to the Business Unit client
* Monitor sub-Supplier progress if required for milestone payment purposes
* Periodically obtain verification from the Business Unit Client on the material ROS (required on site) date
* Confirm the Supplier's RTS (ready to ship) date when the Supplier nears order completion, and update the MSR
* Compare the ROS and RTS dates, and estimated transportation time, in order to ensure meeting the Business Unit Client's schedule
* Escalates unforeseen changes and impacts from both the Supplier and Business Unit Client perspectives
* Obtain a recovery plan from the Supplier for forecast late delivery and immediately inform the Business Unit Client
* Notify the client and/or third party personnel as to the expected delivery date, freight provider and relevant shipment details such as dimensions, weights, quantities
* If cross-border transaction and the client is responsible for material transportation, provide a priced copy of the PO / RO to the Customs broker in advance of the RTS date
* Ensure the client or third party personnel responsible for physical receiving have issued an MRR (material receiving report) without any OS&D (overage, shortage, or damage) items for the client personnel to electronically receive goods to enable Supplier payment
* If OS&D occurs, assist the client or third party personnel in resolving with the Supplier

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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