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.
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
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.