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We are currently recruiting for an Expediting Specialist, with previous and recent experience working on offshore wind farm projects.  This is a long term/ongoing contract role, working for a leading engineering contractor in this sector, based at their UK head office in North Surrey. 

This is a role that will be a vital part of the procurement and post order team working on a large offshore wind farm project, ensuring timeliness and quality in the delivery of goods and documentation. The successful candidate will also monitor progress of goods status during the entire supply execution period and manage delivery requests in accordance with the project requirements.

Knowledge of steel fabrication and associated equipment would be very advantageous and candidates must be well organised and demonstrably capable of working on their own initiative.  Excellent report writing skills will be essential for consideration.

Major responsibilities include:

• Review Purchase Orders and all contractual documentation in order to detect discrepancies and prevent misunderstandings that might cause delays.

• Contact Vendors to check correct receipt and interpretation of the Purchase Order, expediting acknowledgement of the PO’s.

• Ensure the vendor supply schedule covers all the supply cycle phases (engineering, procurement, construction, inspection, preparation for shipment and transport) and is compliant with contract delivery terms and dates.

• Facilitate interfaces between Vendors and company functions involved in the supply chain activities.

• Provide reliable and up-to-date information on supply progress status according to delivery criticality.

• Monitor all supply chain phases to identify and manage potential causes of delay, and mitigate already detected delays.

• Ensure timely availability of suitable shipping documentation to allow the shipping and transportation of procured materials.

• Continuous update of project progress on SAP system.

• Ensure the issuance of goods receipts and release of achieved milestones. Guarantee continuous correct forecasting of milestones achievement as well as expected delivery dates.

• Support Liquidated Damages function to evaluate reasons for delay.

• Define Vendor variation request/claims and issue vendor performance feedback, as per our client's Vendor Management process.


This is a contract role with an immediate start date - please contact us directly for further details including rate.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. 


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