Expeditor (IFS)

Bedford £ 20,000 to £ 22,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012801

A large and growing engineering company has an immediate requirement for an Expeditor, based in Bedford on a 9 month fixed term contract (FTC) basis. This person will be supporting the Purchasing and Supply Chain department chasing the delivery of supplied parts, and the ideal candidate will have experience working on IFS ERP system.


Commutable from: Bedford, Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Bletchley, Luton, Northampton, Cambridge, St Neots, Corby, Newport Pagnell

Salary: £ 20,000 p.a. - £ 22,000 p.a. & benefits (this is a 9-month FTC with the possibility of becoming permanent after)


The Role of Expeditor:

Support the overall supply chain objectives by offering direct focus and detail on the delivery of supplied parts
Chase up promised delivery dates with all suppliers and also ensure the IFS ERP system is updated with the planned delivery date
If required dates are not going to be met then negotiate with suppliers accordingly
Escalate any delivery problems to the Category Buyers or Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager
Communicate any parts shortage information to the daily project meeting
Discuss the week ahead part arrival schedule with logistics/stores to minimise goods inwards disruption
Update IFS leadtimes as required
Raise purchase orders (inline with buyers) onto the IFS system


The Person:

Ideally have experience in an expediting role in a manufacturing environment
Have experience with the ERP system IFS
Strong telephone manner, able to chase parts for upcoming projects
Have a good level of PC skills
Happy to work on an initial fixed term contract


To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths or call 01789 201040, thanks.
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