Expeditor

Recruiter
Anderson Scott Solutions
Location
Walsall
Salary
£19500/annum
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Expeditor
Walsall Area
£19,500 Basic Salary

Our client is currently recruiting for an experienced Expeditor to join their Purchasing Department. The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and will ideally come from a fasteners background.

Responsibilities:
• Contact suppliers to ensure that all dropship purchase orders were received and that deliveries will ship on time
• Maintain constant contact with suppliers and shipping companies while deliveries are in route
• Notify project management team in a timely manner if a critical delivery is going to be late
• Work with vendors to solve invoicing issues that could delay critical shipments
• Deliver all purchase orders to vendors either by fax, overnight mail or email
• Perform a variety of coordinating, routing, and material handling duties to meet production schedules.
• Track delivery of materials within and outside company and maintain records on material flow, ensuring incoming materials are properly routed on the system.
• Monitor the flow of materials and parts between departments to meet scheduled commitments on the ERP system.
• Expediting of open purchase orders to ensure timely delivery and material availability.
• Assess material allocations and production plan to forecast and request materials requirements.
• Daily communication with the Production Manager and department Supervisors to learn production schedules to ensure parts are available on time to meet production deadlines.
• Coordinate with the purchasing team to expedite inventory replenishment of any materials that are damaged and rectify any shortages as required.
• Working closely with the purchasing department to ensure all materials are available when required
• Making sure that all materials used are captured to help ensure that stock levels are correctly maintained
• Developing strong relationships with customers to ensure they are confident with our delivery promises
• Expediting orders through the manufacturing process

Essential Requirements:
• Proven experience within a similar role
• Industry Knowledge (Fasteners)
• Comfortable working in fast paced environment
• Proven experience of managing suppliers
• Strong administrative skills and competent in Word/Excel & Outlook

Salary/Hours:
• £19,500 Per Annum (dependant on experience)
• Monday to Friday - 8am – 5pm

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