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Senior Expeditor

  • Aberdeen, Scotland, GB
  • September 12, 2023
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Energy Resourcing are currently working with their global EPC client which requires an experienced Senior Expeditor to join their Aberdeen team. This role will be offered on a long-term contract basis with a flexible hybrid working model available.

The successful Expeditor will provide their expertise on an exciting energy contract, expediting a wide range of packages in support of E&C and larger Project work scopes.

  • Ownership of expediting discipline into project PEP and expediting strategy and where necessary the trade compliance plan.
  • Achieve on-time delivery of packages, equipment, and material items, ensuring associated KPIs are actively performance managed.
  • Actively develop, implementation, and management of scope-specific expediting strategies and plans, as appropriate.
  • Ensure key document deliverables are submitted and approved within the required timescale.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with suppliers.
  • Obtain supplier reports, analyse, and challenge before project distribution.
  • Carry out/execute field expediting visits or prescribe a scope for externally resourced field expediting visits, capturing findings in detailed reports.
  • Ensure all project stakeholders are aware of the latest expediting information concerning project deliverables.
  • Update project reporting systems and tools with the latest information.
  • Management of project-specific expediting report, as well as ownership of expediting status report (ESR) meeting.
  • Provide project-specific information for input to Project Management Reporting.
  • Working alongside Senior Buyers with ongoing Supplier performance management.
  • Work closely with Quality Control and Material Controllers to ensure purchase orders are released, shipped, and receipted promptly. This also includes supporting the QA team with ongoing inspection and test plan (ITP) management.
  • Ensure goods release is supported with required customs and shipping requirements.
  • Work closely with Quality Control, Material Controllers, and Procurement team to address any OS&D/NCR issues, including leading progressive learning initiatives as required.
  • Ensure ongoing electronic filing of key correspondence in the designated PO filing structure, also ensuring Expeditor I and II level resource or equivalent is performing in this area.


  • HNC/D or equivalent in an appropriate subject.
  • Demonstrable relevant experience.
  • IT Literate (Excel / Word etc).
  • Advance Diploma level member of CIPS or greater.
  • Proven experience in expediting delivery of packages, equipment, and material items and design data from suppliers in line with contractual delivery dates.
  • Management of expediting teams on Brownfield / Greenfield projects.
  • Experience in the allocation of expediting activities within the expediting team.
  • Draft, implement, and audit the use of expediting procedures.
  • Proven track record of building productive relationships with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and coordinate multiple purchase orders and associated deliverables with a range of different material types and associated criticality ratings.
  • Proven capability to analyse and challenge supplier production schedules to identify areas of concern, lagging indicators, and associated mitigation initiatives.
  • Good understanding of shipping release requirements in terms of customs and shipping requirements.
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational and coordination skills.
  • Computer literate with experience in various supply chain systems.
  • Competent in maintaining and updating project reports accurately.
  • Ability to lead an expediting status meeting, reporting progress, managing associated actions, and follow-ups.
  • Ability to liaise and effectively communicate at all levels of the business, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to HSSE.


  • Experience gained in the oil and gas industry.
  • Computer literate in the use of Microsoft software.
  • Excellent knowledge of engineering commodities.
  • SAP experience / Running Expediting Reports from SAP and entering updated delivery information.
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