Officer, Procurement and Expediting – First Quantum Minerals – Western Australia

Business Support Services Jobs

Discipline:


Procurement Jobs

Minerals:


Metals

Country:


Australia

Region:


Western Australia

Contract Type:


Full Time / Permanent

Currency:


GBP£

Salary Description:

Negotiable

Posted:

29-Jan-21

Recruiter:

First Quantum Minerals

Job Ref:

JR2107

First Quantum is a well-established, fast-growing mining business with mining and exploration activities in Australia, Zambia, Mauritania, Finland and Peru. We began as a small mineral operation in Zambia in 1996 and in less than two decades have built a multi-national mining business with a market cap of over Cdn $9 billion. We have a proven track record for producing growth at lower cost and successfully running mines that other operators find too challenging.

We are searching for an Expeditor to join our global team. If you are dynamic and experienced willing to take up a challenge – please read below.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with suppliers and the FQM project team when an order is placed to co-ordinate actual delivery as per purchase order delivery date, and the required on site date
  • Follow up on suppliers progress against plan and take corrective action where necessary
  • Develops and maintains expediting and delivery schedule against project schedule
  • Control document flow and manage data for reporting purposes
  • Follow up and liaise with clearing agents and freight forwarders / transporters to ensure timely chain of delivery from ex works through to the project site
  • Establish & maintain good relationships with suppliers
  • Develop an expediting priority in terms of all purchase orders placed, along with a risk grading to facilitate a clear expediting plan for the project
  • Regular reporting to Project Procurement and Logistics team
  • Investigate queries between site and suppliers
  • Actions Over/Short and Damage reports (OS+D) and closing out of Purchase Orders.

Qualifications

  • Senior School Level Completion
  • Procurement/Logistics/Expediting Certifications preferred

Experience & Skills

  • Experience in project expediting
  • Experience in the mining industry or related industry (e.g. engineering, construction)
  • A good understanding of supplier fabrication processes
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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