ALCOA Capital Expeditor in United States

Capital Expeditor

  • Pinjarra WA 6208, Australia

  • Full-time

Company Description

Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products. Our Company is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented employees have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate. This kind of operating excellence takes a special kind of team, made up of special people. One of them could be you.

Job Description

About the opportunity

Are you an experienced Capital Expeditor looking for a new challenge?

As the Capital Expeditor for our Australian capital projects you will be responsible for ensuring that capital equipment and materials for our projects are delivered on schedule and in accordance to specification.

The Core Activities of the role are:

  • Expediting capital equipment and materials as per agreed procurement plans

  • Coordinating the inspection of equipment and materials as required to ensure compliance to specification.

  • Manage and maintain Vendor equipment delivery schedules via regular Vendor communication and site visits.

  • Coordinate the logistics of equipment and materials to project sites as per agreed delivery terms

  • Risk assess Vendor delivery schedules and proactively develop recovery plans to mitigate delivery delays

  • Build strong and effective relationships with internal key stakeholders and Vendors

  • Identify and drive opportunities for improvement in expediting, inspection and materials management processes

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.


About you

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do. To be successful in this role and to play a part in our ongoing success you will be able to demonstrate previous expediting and inspection experience in the capital project environment, demonstrate drive and initiative and the ability to work unsupervised

You will be a strong communicator who has experience working with many internal and external stakeholders with the ability to influence decision makers.

You will have a robust track record of ensuring Vendors meet delivery schedules and be proficient in Microsoft office suite.

Applications close: Thursday 26th July, 2018

About where you will work

Alcoa’s Peel regional office is located in the town of Pinjarra, approximately 85 kilometers south of Perth and just 20 minutes from the coastal city of Mandurah. Approximately 80 employees provide essential support services to Alcoa’s Australian and global businesses.

The role will require time at the Peel regional offices with regular visits to Alcoa project teams on site and Vendor premises.

About Alcoa in Australia

  • Alcoa employs approximately 4,300 people in Western Australia (WA) and Victoria; most of our employees live regionally and our head office is in the Perth suburb of Booragoon.

  • Alcoa has been named an employer of choice for 16 consecutive years by the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), and Alcoa of Australia’s Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker is a WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador.

  • Alcoa is an active and supportive partner in the community. The company sponsors ideas and opportunities important to local people such as addressing mental health, inspiring youth, promoting environmental education and highlighting health and safety.

  • Alcoa has been contributing economically and socially in Western Australia and Victoria for more than 50 years. More than 75 per cent of Alcoa of Australia’s total annual revenue stays in Australia through wages, local purchasing, taxes, royalties, capital investment and dividends to Australian shareholders.

Additional Information

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role. Please inform us when applying if this is something you are seeking.

You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

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