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Senior Expeditor

Senior Expeditor

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Procurement / Supply Chain
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Expeditor based in our Tucker GA office, reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


Key Responsibilities

    • Expedite Project Procurement Plan activities
    • Expedite RFQ bidders
    • General procurement administration support
    • Expedite assigned purchase orders to ensure all requirements specified in the purchase order are accomplished with regards to data supply, coordination of interfaces, inspections are coordinated in a timely manner and achieve on time delivery
    • Provide timely information and services to Suppliers, Engineering, Project and Construction teams
    • Ensure terms and conditions of Purchase Orders are met for services and/or materials procured
    • Ensure timely submittal of drawings and data from Supplier and turn in turn timely return from engineering to supplier
    • Perform Shop visits as necessary for actual status and progress and issue expediting reports to Projects within 24 hours of a shop visit
    • Issue Supplier alert notices as required
    • Issue teleconference MOM notes within 24 hours of Supplier meetings
    • Input information in Materials Management System to log purchase order history from inception
    • Review and validate supplier invoices for milestone payment terms of Purchase Orders
    • Review inspection reports for potential problems and further actions
    • Attend project meetings and teleconferences as required
    • Analyze and evaluate the supplier’s document and data submittal plans
    • Evaluate the supplier’s plans and ability to meet the project’s delivery requirements
    • Identify disruptions in the supplier’s submission and delivery schedules
    • Lead and support supplier’s improvement initiative to ensure minimal disruptions to the project schedules
    • Assist in supplier recovery plans
    • Shop expediting - verify the suppliers reported progress and ability to meet its delivery obligations


  • Ensure that the project expediting team is performing all required project expediting functions
  • Schedule and chair home office / supplier meetings and teleconference as required and issues of MOM within 24 hours of the event
  • Maintain status information on supplier performance schedules, purchase orders, correspondence problems and action items
  • Monitor project performance to facilitate early identification and resolution of potential expediting related problems, changes, disputes and claims
  • Utilize established policies and procedures, or develop others, to assure maximum contribution by expediting personnel
  • Evaluate facts regarding expediting-related problem areas, determine the most appropriate remedial actions and implement such actions through available means
  • Safeguard on time delivery to project location
  • Promote and emphasize being proactive


  • Coordinate with project personnel in expediting of purchase orders
  • Act as liaison between Engineering, Procurement and Supplier
  • Provide timely information and services to Supplier, Engineering, Projects and Project and Construction Teams
  • Reports functionally to the appropriate Project Procurement Manager


  • Commits, to whatever action deemed necessary within the guidelines of the project procedures and goals in achieving contractual commitments
  • Assures compliance with Global Procurement policies and procedures

Skills / Qualifications

  • A minimum of five to ten years of progressive expediting experience within EPC/EPCM projects
  • Exceptional communication, organization and time management skills required
  • Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Able to travel up to 25% of the time

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

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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