Amec Foster Wheeler Material Expeditor in Jubail Region, Saudi Arabia

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Material Expeditor with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

  • Be aware of and comply with project procurement execution plan, procurement procedures and work practices. Visit Suppliers' works to ascertain the status of designs, documentation, materials and fabrication of specified purchase orders, and to expedite any item including documentation that is or appears likely to be behind schedule

  • Be aware of the current position regarding outstanding engineering information, critical supplier data, supplier drawings and supplier documentation etc., before visiting Suppliers' works

  • Expedite any supplier data, drawings and documents that are or appear likely to be behind schedule. Ensure documentation status report is marked up with latest promise dates and maintain clear and accurate records of expediting activities

  • Become acquainted with Suppliers' management and key personnel at all levels, especially those who can influence the deliveries of engineering information or materials

  • Become familiar with Suppliers' shop procedures and production techniques and request alterations or improvements necessary to maintain deliveries

  • Monitor Suppliers' production schedules and familiar with Suppliers' shop manpower situation

  • Investigate thoroughly Suppliers' sub orders to ensure that all materials are on order, and deliveries are such as to maintain Suppliers' schedules

  • Communicate with suppliers and reduce amount of overdue purchase orders

  • Attend regular meetings in designated business area to understand issues and problems affecting the business

  • Analyze various sources of information (e.g. supplier monthly reports, production schedules, sub orders, drawing/documentation submittals etc.) to identify trends, issues and risks to the project and effectively communicate findings to management

  • Carry out negotiations with supplier with regards to improved delivery schedule

  • Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive expediting reports and effectively communicate with all interested parties and any critical issues / risks are reported to management

  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with end users, suppliers, engineers, buyers and management

  • Work with highest level of professionalism at all times with external supply chain when representing the organization

  • Comply with code of business conduct and ethics, corporate policies, procedures and work practices

  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in Oil and Gas related industries, with proven knowledge of ERP systems, preferably Oracle

  • Experience of dealing with suppliers, both Saudi Arabian and international

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Good understanding of planning tools and critical path analysis

  • Understanding of shipping and logistics terms and procedures

  • Understanding of contract terms & Conditions

  • Proven supervisory experience within project teams

  • Very good knowledge of project procurement execution (cradle to grave)

  • Very good knowledge of Oil and Gas supply chain or related supply chain

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a good level of English language

  • Saudi national is preferred

  • Degree in Business Administration or Engineering is preferred

  • Working towards membership of recognized Procurement and Supply institution would be advantageous

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.

Requisition ID: 2017-17922

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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