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Recruiter NameSandra Tye
Industry OIL & GAS, Buyers & Expeditors
Salary£38 per hour
BenefitsLtd company rate
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a leading global engineering, construction, and services company is looking for an Expediting Specialist to work in their offices in Surrey.



  • Technical or Business degree;
  • PSCM certification (MCIPS or equivalent);
  • 10 years expediting experience.



  • This Expediting Specialist role requires a deep understanding of the complete supply chain within the oil and gas industry.
  • The role requires the successful candidate to provide assistance during pre and post award activities to access the capabilities and competence of Bidders/Suppliers to meet specified requirements.
  • Responsible for the timely flow of documentation, equipment / materials from the vendor and liaising with the PSCM team members.



  • Responsible for expediting activities within the Procurement Team for assigned packages.
  • Advise Procurement Category Leads of potential or long term resource issues that may require reallocation of work or packages.
  • Liaise with Project Procurement Coordinators to ensure output meets the Delivery Area requirements.
  • Liaise with PSCM team members and non-PSCM team members (Engineering and Freight Management Contractor) on documentation submissions / returns, manufacture, inspection and movement of equipment/materials in accordance with contractual delivery dates and construction required on site date(s).
  • Be aware of project priorities for equipment / material deliveries.
  • Responsible for ensuring Expediting support is functioning in accordance with the Project’s execution plan, procedures and work instructions.
  • Monitor all aspects of performance of Purchase Orders within the assigned packages, and intervene and resolve issues where appropriate.
  • Participate in identification of under performing vendors and the establishment of corrective actions for recovery and advise the Expediting Team Leader.
  • To assist with the review / approval of the SDR prior to PO Placement.
  • To assist with the review / approval of the Production schedule and Bought Out Items List.
  • Liaise with and hold regular meetings with other members of the Purchase Order Management Team to discuss issues.
  • Raise and issue third party expediting assignments as and when required – in accordance with procedure.
  • Ensuring that field expediting has the required paperwork prior to the visit, confirms that an exit call is made prior to the field expeditor leaving the vendor’s works and also ensures that the third party expediting report is completed correctly, checking for areas of concern.
  • Evaluate expediting performance of third party expediting services.
  • Attend project PSR and ESR meetings to ensure awareness of project priorities for equipment and material deliveries.
  • Interface with all supplier, sub-supplier and manufacturing bases which provide equipment / materials directly or indirectly to the project.
  • Build a good project relationship with the project suppliers/sub-suppliers in an endeavour to prioritise our project requirements.
  • Assist in follow up and close out of OS&D’s/Site Material Queries relative to equipment / material Supplier’s QC problems.



Start date:         ASAP


Duration:           2 years


Rate:                £38.00 ph Ltd Company



We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and are eligible to work in the UK.


For more information please contact Sandra Tye

on +44 20 8905 2250 or email


If you are interested in this position and would like more information do please contact me or any other member of the Recruitment Team as soon as possible. If you are not sure the CV we have on file is current send your latest CV to me, at the same time advising me your availability and any other relevant information.  If this position is not exactly what you are looking for please look at our website we update this site daily with all our current vacancies. Rest assured that your CV is treated as confidential and Woodland will not send your CV to any Clients until we have your permission to do so.

Please Note:  Some of our Clients will require references and documentary evidence of qualifications.

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