Sourcing Specialist (Expediting)

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Job Title: Sourcing Specialist (Expediting)

Salary/Rate: £30,000 – £35,000

Location: Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Company: Express Engineering (Gateshead) Ltd


  • To ensure all sub-contracted parts are delivered to the project / business plan


  • Work closely with Sourcing Specialists (Buying) on the product delivery schedule requirements
  • Assist in expediting the front-end documentation required for critical PO’s (ITP’s, WP’s, Coating Procedures, NDE Procedures, MPP’s, etc)
  • Work with Suppliers on generating a project schedule for critical component deliveries
  • Expedite and manage the deliveries to meet PO dates and overall business plan
  • Utilising the ITP Hold / Witness points as an expediting tool and ensuring all NOI’s are submitted in a timely manor
  • Expedite via Phone, E-mail, but predominantly External Expediting by supplier visits and physical contact with product and supplier point of contact (c. 90% out of the office)
  • Working with the Sourcing Specialists (Buying) on revisions or priority re-alignments
  • Link with Technical and quality Supply team members on closing out and Clarifications, Deviations or Concessions
  • Meet or exceed department KPI’s


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar Expediting Role
  • Qualified to HNC level preferable
  • Experience in Planning / Scheduling
  • Work in an oil and gas environment (preferably sub-con machining) in an operational role
  • Clean Driving Licence

Reporting to: Strategic Supply Chain Lead

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday – 7:30am ~ 4:30pm / Friday – 7:30am ~ 1.30pm

Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediately
Contract Length: N/A
Contact Name: Michele Watson (

Michele Watson, Kingsway, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 0EG, United Kingdom or email

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