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Project Expeditor

Company: Air Products
Location: Trexlertown
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

US-PA-Trexlertown (Corporate HQ) (0905)Job Description and QualificationsAt Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what's possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world's most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.Reimagine What's PossibleThis is an integral position within our Capital Procurement organization responsible for expediting project equipment, materials and documentation 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. Timely tracking, updating and reporting of PO status is critical to this role.NATURE AND SCOPEThis 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 PO contact events to proactively track supplier progress assuring project requirements are achieved.DIMENSIONS:Expeditor will handle a large volume of orders ranging in value from a few dollars to over $1m each.Expected amount of travel up to 20% of time.Expeditor will work globally with project management, engineering, operations, expediting, and procurement teams supporting global projects.Each project will be assigned a Lead Expeditor providing updates on PO and document status to the project team, assign newly issued PO's, interact with other project Expeditors to address issues and obtain information.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIESThis position is accountable for the following end results:Embody Air Products 4S culture of Safety, Speed, Simplicity and Self-Confidence.Proactively expedite equipment and all required documentation 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 and accurate updates to project teams and inform of any possible delivery issues. Interact with other project expeditors as required.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 and review Packing Lists from vendors and provide shipping releases.Provide required documentation to logistics team for shipment coordination.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONSAssociate 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.At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather you'll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.#INDGEMReq No.44380BREmployment StatusFull TimeOrganizationGlobal Engrg Mfg Technology & EquipmentBusiness Sector / DivisionAmericas EPCRegionNorth AmericaCountryUnited States

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