Expeditor

Our client is a turnkey SMPP contractor producing world-class steel products, servicing the mining and industrial sectors. Proudly 51% Black-owned and 30.6% Black-women-owned.

How role contributes to the purpose of the business
Inline Inspector would contribute to the purpose of the business by :

1. Work together with the production staff, sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure the required project deadlines are met with the correct required quality requirements.

2. Expedite proactively against delivery dates in the open orders report.

3. Report accurately & plan proactively in the weekly Expediting meeting.

4. At all-time maintain a good working relationship with all clients.

5. Achieving: On Time, In Full, Always Safely

Top three outcomes of role
1. Project delivery dates are met (ON TIME) and production targets are achieved

2. Projects are erected (IN FULL) closed out with no site comebacks.

3. Safety targets are achieved (ALWAYS SAFELY)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Expediting duties

  • Ensure the sub-contractors and suppliers stick to the delivery dates as per the open order report generated on Strumis. By utilizing the open order report reflecting all delivery dates, the Expeditor establishes whether the supplier or sub-contractor will be able to meet the committed delivery dates and if not the Expeditor needs to in consultation with the supplier / subcontractor come up with an action plan to meet the required dates. If the dates are not going to be met at the sub-contractors / suppliers and no action plan can be agreed upon, then Operations Manager, Procurement Manager and relevant Project Manager need to be notified. They will then give them an alternative date that the supplier / sub-contractor needs to meet. Notification to the Operations manager will be via mail and will be before close of business. Project Manager / Procurement Manager in cc.
  • During every visit the Expeditor needs to check with the sub-contractor if there is material missing and bring this to the CNC Supervisor, Procurement Manager and Operations Managers attention. Notification via e-mail, containing all relevant information (part number, material grade, quantity etc.) and will be immediate. The Expeditor will be responsible for the missing material or shortage of material, until it is closed out.
  • Progress reporting must be done during every visit at supplier, sub-contractor, grating manufacturer, bolt suppliers and corrosion facilities etc. Ensure that the progress obtained and verified is true and correct. Notification via e-mail and will be immediate.
  • During external assemblies at the painters or sub-contractor it will be Expeditors duties to expedite against progress and commitment dates agreed upon and to assist in highlighting any material shortages and issues experienced during the assembly to the relevant company representative. The Expeditor will remain responsible until the material shortage is resolved. It is not duty of the expeditor to act in the capacity of a Supervisor to manage the sub-contractor.

Indicators of Effectiveness

  • Progress estimation and delivery date evaluation of each area & every item to be conducted during each visit – zero exceptions
  • Sub- contractors = Notification to the Operations Manager will be via mail and will be before close of business. Project Manager / Procurement Manager in cc. Zero exceptions.
  • Suppliers = Notification to the Procurement Manager will be via mail and will be immediate. Project Manager / Operations Manager in cc. Zero exceptions.
  • Zero exceptions
  • Sub- contractors = Notification to the Operations Manager will be via mail and will be immediate. Project Manager / Operations Manager in cc. Zero exceptions
  • Suppliers = Notification to the Procurement Manager will be via mail and will be immediate. Project Manager / Operations Manager in cc. Zero exceptions.
  • Sub- contractors = Notification to the Operations Manager will be via mail and will be immediate. Project Manager in cc. Zero exceptions.
  • Suppliers = Notification to the Project Manager will be via mail and will be immediate. Operations Manager in cc. Zero exceptions.

Continues improvement

  • Implement and monitor lasting solutions to solve problems.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

Indicators of Effectiveness

  • Positive and proactive participation

Quality Assurance

  • In conjunction with the Quality Manager ensure compliance to ISO 9001 procedures

Indicators of Effectiveness

  • 95% internal audit compliance

Strumis Implementation

  • Ensure that all sub-contractors use Strumis as per the sub-contractors guide lines procedure to scan assemblies from issuing for fabrication to dispatch into the correct process.

Indicators of Effectiveness

  • Zero exceptions

SHEQ Management

  • Achieving of Annual Safety targets
  • Adhere to company Health and Safety System, including training, maintenance, system compliance and checklists, learning and improvements from incidents

Indicators of Effectiveness

  • Achieving 90% of Annual safety Targets
  • Implementation evidenced by an internal audit result of 90% and an external audit result of 90%

Communication and meetings

  • Lead or proactively participate in meetings:
  • Daily check in with Operations
  • Manager & Procurement Manager.
  • Expediting meeting – weekly
  • CI Meeting – Bi-Weekly

Indicators of Effectiveness

  • Meetings planned 30 days in advance.
  • Meetings start on time and end on time. Meetings are not to be skipped. Accurate feedback& Proactive planning.
  • Preparation for meetings is essential
  • Action points are recorded from Meetings and shared with all stakeholders.

Key Relationships

  • Within Your Company:
  • Management Team / Supervisors / Operators / Factory Staff / QC’s

External to Your Company:

  • Customers / Suppliers / Subcontractors

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND TALENTS REQUIRED FOR ROLE

Skills/Qualifications

  • Able to read drawings (excellent)
  • Boiler making
  • Expediting

Basic educational requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Driver’s License Code 8
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word and Excel.
  • Basic Strumis training.
  • Expediting fundamentals

Practical Experience

  • Approximately 12 years’ experience in the fabrication of structural steel work, Tanks and Chutes.
  • Painting and Galvanizing.
  • Ceramic lining and Rubber lining.
  • Strumis

Desired talents (competencies)

  • Communication
  • Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement
  • Planning / organizing and Expediting
  • Results focus
  • Teamwork

REMUNERATION

  • Market Related

CONSULTANT DETAILS

Thabo Seruoe

p:  +27 (0) 10 634 0591

m: +27 (0) 65 814 1320

thabo@mshindiconsulting.co.za

Job Category: Mining
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kempton Park

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