The expediter will be part of the Production team and will be the key link between planning, purchasing and production. Purchasing will be responsible for placing bulk orders with vendors and suppliers; The key function of the expediter will be to call off and maintain the movement of materials from vendors and suppliers and ensure that the materials are delivered in line with the production/site installation schedules - on time in full and to the agreed quality standard.
It will be the responsibly of the expediter to work with the suppliers and internal teams to resolve any delays or missed dates within the supply chain. There will be a close working relationship with shipping and transport companies to prevent delays and to effectively manage transport costs.
The main aspects of the role will be to:
The successful candidate will be an experienced Materials Planner/Expeditor with experience of MRP systems, with a willingness to develop this role. To cover all project requirements, candidates must be willing to commit to travel as and when required.
Core skills that the successful candidate will have but not limited to:
Most importantly, the role requires someone with initiative who will take ownership for their work and be able to represent the company's interests in an appropriate way. You will have an excellent reputation with clients/suppliers as having the impact and ability to deal with any situation in a calm and professional manner. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, as this role will involve extensive communication with all levels of staff.