Expeditor - Senior
CA, AB, Calgary
1d ago

Job Description

SNC-Lavalin has exciting career opportunities for a full time Expeditor. Based out of our Calgary office, the Expeditor is part of a dynamic team responsible for planning and performing expediting activities to ensure the timely delivery of materials and equipment.

Reporting to the Manager,Procurement and Contracts.


  • Preparing and executing the expediting plan for the project.
  • Supporting buyers during the bid / evaluate / award phase.
  • Participating in meetings with vendors.
  • Monitoring vendor progress including submission of vendor drawings and manuals, placement of material orders, manufacturing, and preparations for delivery.
  • Supporting the approval of vendor progress payments.
  • Ensuring that any problems that may cause deviation from the technical specifications or project schedule are reported immediately.
  • Coordinating shipments, and monitoring delivery schedules and shipment processes.
  • Carrying out all expediting activities for assigned purchase orders.
  • Evaluating and recommending corrective actions to ensure that materials / equipment arrive on site in accordance with contractual and project schedule requirements.
  • Maintaining computerized systems and ensuring that changes affecting schedule and updates on material status are promptly input.
  • Producing expediting reports and ensuring follow-up on action items.
  • Monitoring and expediting the timely issuance as well as receipt and return of vendor documents.
  • Monitoring and expediting resolution of over, short and damaged material reports related to purchased materials and equipment.
  • Participating in project team meetings, as required.
  • Participate in developing project logistic plans.
  • Ensuring compliance with all of SNC-Lavalin policies, practices and standards.
  • Establishing and implementing improvements to existing methods and procedures.
  • Developing and managing vendor relationships.
  • Working with Project Procurement & Contracts Managers to ensure all terms and conditions of vendor contracts are being adhered to.
  • Participating in vendor performance evaluation.
  • Working with Project Procurement Managers and vendors to resolve communication breakdowns or issues.
  • Maintaining positive working relationships with various internal parties such as Project Managers, and the Procurement, Engineering, and Construction teams.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management or related field or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 10 years related experience in expediting, material procurement, and / or supply chain management.
  • Experience in an EPC or Project environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in Vendor Management Practices.
  • Strong analytical and innovative problem solving skills.
  • Effective interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation and communication (both written and oral) skills.
  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.
  • Self starter and the ability to work both in a team environment and independently.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and knowledge of materials management software / databases.
  • Proven pro-active work style and attention to detail.
  • Regular

    At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-

    class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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