Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Expeditor in Atlanta, Georgia

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Expeditor based in our Tucker GA office, reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities


  • Expedite Project Procurement Plan activities

  • Expedite RFQ bidders

  • General procurement administration support


  • Expedite assigned purchase orders to ensure all requirements specified in the purchase order are accomplished with regards to data supply, coordination of interfaces, inspections are coordinated in a timely manner and achieve on time delivery

  • Provide timely information and services to Suppliers, Engineering, Project and Construction teams

  • Ensure terms and conditions of Purchase Orders are met for services and/or materials procured

  • Ensure timely submittal of drawings and data from Supplier and turn in turn timely return from engineering to supplier

  • Perform Shop visits as necessary for actual status and progress and issue expediting reports to Projects within 24 hours of a shop visit

  • Issue Supplier alert notices as required

  • Issue teleconference MOM notes within 24 hours of Supplier meetings

  • Input information in Materials Management System to log purchase order history from inception

  • Review and validate supplier invoices for milestone payment terms of Purchase Orders

  • Review inspection reports for potential problems and further actions

  • Attend project meetings and teleconferences as required

  • Analyze and evaluate the supplier’s document and data submittal plans

  • Evaluate the supplier’s plans and ability to meet the project’s delivery requirements

  • Identify disruptions in the supplier’s submission and delivery schedules

  • Lead and support supplier’s improvement initiative to ensure minimal disruptions to the project schedules

  • Assist in supplier recovery plans

  • Shop expediting - verify the suppliers reported progress and ability to meet its delivery obligations


  • Ensure that the project expediting team is performing all required project expediting functions

  • Schedule and chair home office / supplier meetings and teleconference as required and issues of MOM within 24 hours of the event

  • Maintain status information on supplier performance schedules, purchase orders, correspondence problems and action items

  • Monitor project performance to facilitate early identification and resolution of potential expediting related problems, changes, disputes and claims

  • Utilize established policies and procedures, or develop others, to assure maximum contribution by expediting personnel

  • Evaluate facts regarding expediting-related problem areas, determine the most appropriate remedial actions and implement such actions through available means

  • Safeguard on time delivery to project location

  • Promote and emphasize being proactive


  • Coordinate with project personnel in expediting of purchase orders

  • Act as liaison between Engineering, Procurement and Supplier

  • Provide timely information and services to Supplier, Engineering, Projects and Project and Construction Teams

  • Reports functionally to the appropriate Project Procurement Manager


  • Commits, to whatever action deemed necessary within the guidelines of the project procedures and goals in achieving contractual commitments

  • Assures compliance with Global Procurement policies and procedures

  • A minimum of five to ten years of progressive expediting experience within EPC/EPCM projects

  • Exceptional communication, organization and time management skills required

  • Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Able to work in a team environment

  • Able to travel up to 25% of the time

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: 2017-20971

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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