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Project Expediter

Job Title: Project Expediter
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 11137
Contact Name: Ash Stone
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2018 09:21

Job Description

Job Description:

The prime purpose of this role is to ensure that all suppliers deliver supplies and documentation on time in full, to the correct specification, at the right quality and price agreed by the client and that the supplier confirms the relevant terms and conditions of the bond in line with specific requirements.

The role will alert on risks, order components and develop / manage the supplier relationship during project finishing in all day to day matters ensuring that Operations are informed regularly and in a transparent way.


Skills & experience required:

The successful candidate will be self-motivated to work with the smallest amount of supervision, must have very strong recent SAP experience (Placing POs & running reports). Confident and outgoing (i.e. willing to contribute their ideas in meetings)

You must be result driven capable of dealing with a dynamic and fluid manufacturing and project orientated environment with the need for innovative solutions with regards to:

  • On-time assignment of purchase orders for Management of supplier “kick off” meeting on initialisation of purchase order.
  • Management of Purchase orders in relation delivery of goods and documentation on time in full, to the correct requirement, at the correct quality and price agreed by the client
  • MCIPS Preferred
  • Degree or equivalent in relevant Engineering discipline preferred
  • Proven experience in a similar field
  • Communication at all business levels
  • SAP ERP System management essential
  • MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing / Project Environment
  • Multi-functional team working.
  • Problem solving
  • International trade and knowledge of Incoterms



Purchase order

Manage the Purchase order creation and assignment in a timely and correct manner, actively confirming and challenging Supplier capacity, anticipating and delivering appropriate conduct required to ensure all deliveries will be made on time.

 Take sole responsibility for issuing drawing/requirement changes to suppliers taking a proactive approach to manage and mitigate any possible late deliveries that may arise from the change.

Managing Purchase order kick off meetings with suppliers and in-house Cross functional team using the preset agenda and follow up of following actions taking ownership to close out all actions within set target date. Proactively monitor and action purchase.



On-time Deliveries

Manage and drive on time delivery in full by deploying a High level of Effective Expediting in a dynamic and changing environment, finding innovative solutions to maintain delivery programme, working with minimum direction, for both merchandise and Documentation, using relevant tools to drive on time delivery in full.  Taking ownership for the immediate and accurate updating of system notes and dates.

Pro-actively handle and issue initial and revised delivery schedules/forecasts detailing key dates, taking complete responsibility to maintain deliveries of 2nd tier material supplies (Free issue materials). 

Fully responsible to drive and challenge dates which may not be in line with programme requirements.

Communicate to all applicable parties of any potential shortages/late deliveries without delay as a matter of urgency.

Be responsible to drive all actions associated to mitigation plans to meet the required production delivery schedule.

Pro-actively investigate process issues arising from any supply chain problems – shortages or excess deliveries – liaise with other parties as required and be responsible for relevant action.

Pro-actively action Engineering change/Warning notices as required, providing information on, for example, levels of commitment for items being superseded and liaison with all parties concerned on utilisation of obsolete stock taking full ownership to drive resolution.


Supplier performance

Supporting and or Managing to drive Supplier Continuous Improvement Development programmes, supplier performance review, supplier QBR, etc.,

Supplier Invoice Clearance

Responsible to resolve invoice issues to ensure timely and accurate supplier invoice clearances.


Provide and Support the Data collection within the Supply Chain function, taking ownership of data to analyse and make proposal for improvements.

Should you be interested or think you are right for this job them please send over your up to date CV or feel free to give me a call.