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  • Job reference: RMS0217115

Senior Expeditor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/09/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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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's 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 and recommendations on highly technical or complex issues, including those without formal guidelines or precedents. Exercises resourcefulness and ingenuity to interpret policy. Duties: - Has deep knowledge of manufacturing or assembling process of procured material or equipment with more complex engineered items - 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 - Addresses 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 facilitate a multi-stakeholder meeting to develop solutions / resolution - Liaise with Freight team to develop specific transportation plan and notify the client and/or third party personnel as to the expected delivery date, freight provider, and relevant shipment details, including requirement for specialized unloading equipment as per Supplier recommendations - 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's personnel to electronically receive goods to enable Supplier payment - If OS&D occurs, work with Supplier and the client or third party personnel to resolve the issue.

Qualifications:
- 6-10 years of experience
- no travel or OT anticipated
-soft skills that are emphasized - team player, client focused, and relationship development skills
- Bachelor's degree is required, and SAP is strongly preferred

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