BY TECQUIPMENT | 22nd November 2022

Purchasing Expeditor

Due to continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced Purchasing Expeditor to join our busy and highly motivated Purchasing Team on a permanent contract. Production is the heart of our business, and this role is key in ensuring processes run smoothly.

The work is varied, interesting and demanding and we expect high standards for quality and performance. The role of the Purchasing Expeditor is to support the Production Department in ensuring all bought-in items, products and services are available in our Stores department, in line with the planned requirement date. This enables Production to achieve monthly shipping targets, whilst minimising stock holding and managing supply chain risks. The role of the Purchasing Expeditor is to ensure that supplies and materials are available to maintain the workflow and foster a cost-effective and productive workplace.

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and manage open purchase orders to ensure timely delivery, including bought out components, metal bar and laser cut blanks
  • Monitor and chase all sub-contracted Machine Shop items
  • Monitor and manage items sent out for post process treatments
  • Ensure that purchased items are inspected in a timely manner and that suppliers are informed of any rejected items and the appropriate time frame
  • Update the MRP system so all delivery dates are kept up to date and informing Production management of any issues ahead of time whilst working with suppliers to resolve any problems
  • Maintain seamless communication and coordination with Production, Engineering and Finance as appropriate
  • Assist the Purchasing department when required with regards to creating requests for quotations and placing purchase orders based on MRP requirements