Expeditor (Intermediate)
Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Procurement / Supply Chain
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for an Expeditor to join our Mining & Minerals office in Oakville, Ontario.  The Expeditor monitors and maintains the progress of assigned orders. Specifically, the Expeditor is responsible for confirming and meeting the date of shipment from the supplier as promised in the purchase order or improving/delaying the shipment as required by the project. Responsibility begins when the purchase order is placed and ends when the field submits a receiving report showing all material has been received in good condition. This position may require some travel and is contingent upon project win.


If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Confirm the supplier's understanding of all deliverables and that the supplier's submission or delivery requirements match the project's expectations
  • Analyze and evaluate the supplier's document and data submittal plans
  • Obtain a copy of the supplier's production schedule, and confirm the supplier has a complete and capable plan for meeting the project's delivery requirements
  • Evaluate the supplier's plans and ability to meet the schedule
  • Identify potential and actual disruptions in the supplier's submission and delivery schedules
  • Develop and present to the project alternatives for the supplier to improve performance
  • Lead or support the implementation of project selected actions to avoid or minimize the impact of supplier schedule disruptions on the project
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report the supplier's performance against the supplier's schedule
  • Assist in the development and implementation of supplier recovery plans
  • Ensure the supplier meets schedule for all contractually obligated deliverables
  • Assist others assigned to the project in the performance of their expediting responsibilities as required
  • Perform shop expediting (as required) - take actions necessary to physically verify the supplier's reported progress and ability to meet its delivery obligations

Skills / Qualifications

  • 5-8 years' of expediting/purchasing experience within EPC/EPCM projects; preferably with mining industry experience
  • Technical college diploma and / or university degree
  • SCMP designation or equivalent preferred
  • Require highly effective skills in organization, planning and communication and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Detail and goal-oriented
  • Experience working within Vendor/manufacturing shops is an asset
  • Familiar with engineering documentation
  • Proactive approach, deadline oriented
  • Previous experience in purchasing support would be an asset
  • Strong business computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory
  • Experience working in an engineering consulting environment is preferred
  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on MS Office applications, SharePoint, Electronic Project Management Systems, including data base manipulation
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required
  • Preference will be given to candidates local to the Oakville, ON area

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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