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Lead Expeditor

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Malaysia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/02/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The Lead Expeditor defines and establishes processes for Operations, manages Logistics Vendors in accordance with existing Frame Agreements, Purchase Orders and GEMS rules. He / She regularly interface with local teams in country to guarantee on time and in budget delivery of equipment as local priorities and contractual requirements.
The Expediting scope begins at Purchase order placement and continues through until the equipment is satisfactory received on site. The Logistics scope (Transport, Import/Export, Handling and Storage) begins when equipment are released from the Expediting with collections and final delivery in country as per agreed Purchase Orders Terms and Conditions and budget. The Lead Expeditor scope shall be the one supervising and guaranteeing that main interfaces with vendors and Operations Teams are properly and timely performed in order to prevent any issue s impacting delivery time and costs on a door to door basis.

Main tasks for Expediting activities :
* Be aware of contractual obligations of each purchase orders placed (i.e. delivery performance)
* Attend to Kick off meeting as much as possible /necessary.
* Ensure that progress report form vendors are correctly done with appropriate, analysed and that findings are relayed.
* Ensure that regular follow-up of all vendors is correctly addressed either by telecommunication/e-mail or carryout through expediting visit.
* Follow fields visit and review field expediting report when necessary.
* Check that expediting database is updated at all time.
* Review when necessary weekly material status report with the Operations Team.
* Liaise with inspection and Logistics Team to make sure that upcoming visits a vendor premises and shipments to sites in country will be executed without delay and in budget.
* Have close interface with site on any delivery issues.

Main tasks for Logistics activities :
* Ensure company s equipment full traceability along the Supply Chain
* Set up logistics strategies for export and import per country of destination
* Negotiate major logistics rates and possible lump sum prices
* Set up and main consistent relationships with the network of assigned freight forwarders, clearing and shipping agents.
* Supervise good execution of the agreed scope of work defined as per Purchase Orders for collection, delivery and storage of equipment's.
* Establish and maintain updated export and import procedures / SOP for every country of destination.

Main tasks for global logistics and expediting management :
* Defines SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) or Expedition strategies for proposals and communicates about them
* Organizes and leads Logistics Vendors performance review meetings (quarterly review) with Local Team in country to align on priorities, budget, traceability of shipments, Performance, lesson learned and additional requirements raised from personnel in country

The Company:
Established in 1950s, our client is a Dutch-based global group of companies providing floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product life-cycle. The Company is market leading in leased floating production systems with multiple units currently in operation and has unrivalled operational experience in this field. The Company's main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Master or Bachelor degree: business, logistics
* Minimum 10 years' experience in Oil and Gas within operations environment dealing with expediting and logistics services.
* Computer literate and proficient in IT.
* Good negotiation, Team spirit, Organizational, problem solving and diplomacy skills.

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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