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TradeWind Services a Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, located in Richland, WA is seeking to procure an Expediter to support client activities on the Hanford Site.

This position is full time (9/8s schedule), with work location in Richland, WA. (subject to change)


Performs expediting activities on a project, in a support office, or at a jobsite in accordance with project procurement and functional expediting procedures. Ensures the timely delivery of materials and equipment to meet project needs. Represents procurement at project team meetings. Position responsibilities related to expediting include (but is not limited to):

  • 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 the accumulation of data from project expediters and issues reports for the expediting group
  • 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 client engineering for the timely review, approval, and return of engineering data submitted by suppliers
  • Maintains a working file of expediting related documents and memoranda of conversations to record expediting activities
  • Maintains a system to initiate follow-up actions at appropriate times
  • Provides information for area expediting assignments for prime and suborders, as necessary
  • Updates client procurement system and supplier performance database in a timely manner
  • Coordinates shipping arrangements or tracking requests with the project traffic representative
  • Reviews material receiving reports against shipping documents to verify that material has been received at jobsite
  • Assists in tracing missing material
  • Prepares supplier evaluations for input into the global supplier information system
  • When assigned to jobsite:
  • Maintains continuing contact with the office project expediting staff to exchange information about jobsite requirements and current order status
  • Attends construction coordination meetings, coordinates with construction, planning and scheduling, jobsite engineers, and other field procurement staff to ensure that field material requirements receive timely attention and follow-up action
  • Coordinates customs clearance (where required) of critical material and equipment with traffic and logistic representatives


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university and six years of related experience including but not limited to: Procurement, preferably in an engineering, procurement, and construction environment – in lieu of formal degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 12 years of progressive related experience including but not limited to: Procurement, preferably in an engineering, procurement and construction environment
  • Skilled in oral and written communication skills regarding technical and production matters with both project and supplier personnel
  • Possesses shop expediting experience, significant experience in project expediting or other procurement related function
  • Proficiency in using standard software applications, client procurement system, and supplier performance database data input
  • Skilled in the use of expediting module, and knowledge of other procurement modules


  • Experience in purchasing or subcontracts, including bid, evaluate, award cycle, execution of agreements, execution of changes, price and schedule negotiations, and commercial strategy
  • Proficient in interpreting schedules to ensure that realistic milestones are established, that required activities occur on time, and that interface between activities is maintained
  • Solid knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable agency supplements
  • Solid understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements
  • Knows the applicable corporate and global business unit policies and instructions, and procurement procedures and guidelines that affect the work


Duration is from date of award through 12 months.


Travel and living expenses are not authorized for this position.


All candidates are subject to a criminal background check, reference checks, and drug screening as required by the client.

Benefits available and excellent wage – DOQ

Candidates meeting the required qualifications should submit their resume and three (3) references to: resume@tradewindllc.com for immediate consideration. Attn: EXPD1


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