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.
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.
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.