BUYER
Air Products
AS-IN-Pune
4d ago

POSITION SUMMARY

This is an integral position within our Capital Procurement organization responsible for expediting project equipment, materials and documents to achieve timely delivery supporting successful project execution.

This position includes close coordination with Air Products Source Inspection and Logistics teams to obtain equipment releases and provide timely shipping releases.

Expeditor is responsible to identify and report any pending delivery issues to project management and work with vendors to correct or minimize delays which could impact project schedules.

This is an office position that will require travel to supplier locations and possibly site locations. This position will follow established expediting policies, procedures and work instructions.

Expeditor will schedule their own workload and contact events to proactively track supplier progress assuring project requirements are achieved.

Expeditor will handle a large volume of orders ranging in value from a few dollars to over $1m each. Expeditor will work globally with project management, engineering, operations, expediting and procurement teams.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

This position is accountable for the following end results :

  • Embody Air Products 4S culture of Safety, Speed, Simplicity and Self-Confidence.
  • Proactively expedite equipment and critical documents to assure timely delivery achieving project commitments for Air Products and clients.
  • This will entail regular contact with suppliers to obtain progress status updates, production schedules, evidence of meeting milestones.

    Provide timely updates to project teams and inform of any possible delivery issue.

  • Engage suppliers in problem resolution, involve appropriate project and procurement team members to develop a solution strategy and subsequent follow-up to monitor supplier on their plan of action.
  • Record status and keep record of pertinent information in a timely manner using Air Products SmartPlant Materials tool and SAP.
  • Coordinate with Source Inspection team to schedule inspection activities and obtain inspection releases upon completion of final inspection as required.
  • Obtain packing list from vendors and provide shipping releases.
  • Provide required documentation to logistics team for shipment coordination.
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in technical or business area
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ work experience in industry, process industry preferred
  • Minimum 5-10 years expediting experience preferred or similar experience in a related buyer / expeditor role.
  • Knowledge and experience with equipment manufacturing and fabrication.
  • Excellent organization skills to manage a large volume of orders with multiple suppliers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to influence decisions
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of SAP and SmartPlant Materials is a plus
  • Ability to travel and be responsive to project needs
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