Linde Engineering North America Inc

  • Expeditor

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    To assure on-time delivery of major equipment, critical path items and all other materials consistent with project schedules and close items as needed with necessary receiving and other follow-up activities.



    The Expeditor shall be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

    • Use company business system, SAP MM, other available reports and fabrication documents to expedite suppliers for on time deliveries for assigned projects based on technical specifications.
    • Coordinate and define required expediting-tasks for all placed purchase orders. Contact suppliers & update progress / expediting reports as needed.
    • Maintain, follow-up and control supplier contractual agreed dates which includes inspection, delivery and payment milestones.
    • Review, monitor and maintain status of supplier / sub-vendor procurement activities (i.e. obtaining certificates, verification/evaluation of vendor activities to monitor sub-vendor progress).
    • Maintain logs with schedules, progress, and shipping status of materials and equipment and review results with InEx Coordinator/Inspector, Shop, Construction & Project Management.
    • Issue regular expediting status reports as required.
    • Visit suppliers frequently to verify status of progress or review corrective actions.
    • Follow-up QA releases of major equipment.
    • Coordinate shipping with Logistics.
    • Take positive steps in consultation with Engineering, Procurement, Site Construction and Project Management when possible to improve vendor performance as demanded by schedule.
    • Coordinate issue of Over/Shortage & Damage (OS&D) or Non-Conformance Reports on unsatisfactory performance of suppliers warranting corrective measures.
    • Execute receiving transactions in company business systems.
    • Release Supplier Visit Reports (SVR) and Penalty Reports. Approval of Invoices and comments on Vendor Rating Workflows.
    • Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.


    • BA/BS in Business, Administration or equivalent combination of education and expediting experience required.
    • Two (2) years’ experience in expediting, scheduling, or extensive knowledge in a manufacturing and production environment for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company.
    • Preferred knowledge with plant technology and understanding of global business processes.
    • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, excellent skills in Excel. SAP MM and other Company and discipline specific software applications preferred.
    • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
    • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Effective organization skills including the ability to prioritize and plan work.
    • Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.



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