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Procurement - Senior Expediting Specialist (Gurgaon)

Requisition ID:  227955




Performs expediting activities on a project, in a support office, or at a jobsite to ensure the timely delivery of materials and equipment to meet project needs.  Responsible for the input and assessment of project job-hour and monetary budgets.



  • Reports to the Project Procurement Manager or Project Expediting Supervisor for operational guidance.
  • Contacts suppliers to obtain timely submission of engineering data and to follow-up on material acquisition, production progress and shipment.
  • Evaluates production schedules and progress reports from suppliers to determine if their programs and work progress meet jobsite requirements.
  • Compiles data needed to prepare the critical items reports or other supplementary reports as required. 
  • Coordinates with planning and scheduling, field material coordinators or jobsite project expeditors and construction to establish priorities, sequences and required delivery dates and instructs suppliers accordingly.
  • Expedites Bechtel engineering for the timely review, approval and return of engineering data submitted by suppliers.
  • Obtains copies of supplier’s orders for material, performs sub-supplier expediting, where necessary, and works closely with supplier quality representatives to ensure awareness of materials subject to quality performance and their locations of manufacture.
  • Participates in pre- and post-award meetings to review and discuss schedules and potential problem areas that may impact required delivery dates.
  • Coordinates shipping arrangements or tracking requests with the project traffic representative.
  • Ensures supplier evaluation reports are input into the Supplier Information System.
  • Reviews area expediting assignments and recommends corrective action on problems identified in the reports.
  • Prepares and organizes assigned Procurement-sponsored meetings, such as post-award kick-off or progress meetings, to ensure complete understanding and agreement between Bechtel, the customer and supplier on all purchase order matters.
  • Attends project status meetings and reports status of area of responsibility. Participates in the Procurement Material Status meeting, produces and distributes meeting minutes and accountable to closing open actions.
  • Supports key/critical supplier relationships with supplier's senior project personnel executing orders to ensure performance of the work.
  • Accountable for integrity of records management for respective team as it relates to purchase order administration activities.
  • Oversees supplier performance and cause to be initiated, appropriate notices including notices of back-charges/claims.
  • Guides newly assigned Expediting personnel to the requirements and procedures of the global business unit, project, and client. 





  • Good oral and written communication skills regarding technical and production matters with both project and supplier personnel.
  • Good knowledge of general business practices and administrative procedures.
  • Proficient in organizing tasks for completion by an agreed deadline.
  • Knows how to deal professionally with suppliers and project personnel.
  • An understanding of equipment and material fabrication steps and methods.
  • Capable of providing early warning to the Expediting Supervisor of supplier deficiencies or schedule slippage.
  • Capable of interpreting schedules to ensure they are realistic, that required activities occur on time, and that interface between activities is maintained.



A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics or Production Engineering from a reputed University. Post-graduate specialization in Supply Chain Management preferred. Minimum 10 years of industry experience including 3 years in an EPC company on Oil Refinery, Petrochemicals and LNG Projects.

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.