Technical Expeditor



United States, Alabama, Muscle Shoals

Remote Position: 


February 10th, 2022




Primary Purpose

The Technical Expeditor will support on time delivery of parts needed to keep the plant reliable in its operation. 



General Accountabilities

  • Core Values: Emulate and lead by the Constellium Core Values of Safety, Respect, Trust, Transparency and Collaboration to safely achieve continuous improvement in profitability by meeting our customers’ needs
  • Safety: Work to continually improve safety performance by reducing, and where possible, eliminating risk with the ultimate goal of an injury free work environment
  • Quality: Support efforts to meet and exceed customer quality requirements, to deliver on-time, safely and efficiently
  • Manufacturing Excellence: Support consistent and sustainable performance through standardization and measurable results (KPIs)


Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports open communications between departments
  • Supports inventory of Spares, Rebuilds, Critical Spares, and Special Purchase items to ensure parts needs are being met
  • Supports Current Spare Issues, requisitions, purchase orders, and delivery dates
  • Ensures APU team members properly complete paperwork relative to non-conformance
  • Provides quality control for rebuild and spare documentation; and reports incomplete issues to the proper leadership for accountability
  • Tracks and drives delivery of rebuilt parts and assemblies to kitting locations
  • Completing factory acceptance tests (FATs) and supporting site acceptance tests (SATs)
  • Continuous Improvement of the rebuild process chain



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Performs quality checks on parts ready to return from vendors to ensure accuracy of repairs made to parts returning to the site
  • Maintains an Action Register of expedited items with daily updates of current status for each outstanding item; provides a status report
  • Supports the Rebuilds Review process (Parts Reviewed Prior to Shelving and Storage)
  • Track parts out for repair whether internal or external
  • Prioritizes and drives completion based on needs
  • Leads communication meetings for current spares, concerns, and readiness
  • Supports list of shelf spares in proper locations and that they are ready for service
  • Attend APU reliability strategy meetings to support programs as needed
  • Participates in the development of quality job plans by working with planners as needed
  • Develops and supports quality check sheets and standard maintenance practices SMPs for rebuilds
  • Monitors outsourced supply contracted arrangements, i.e., motors, valves, etc.
  • Audits spares condition on a regular basis and documents the audit process  
  • Develops and trains APU team members in the process of expediting parts
  • Trains/Mentors/Coaches as needed
  • Benchmark and best practice in all areas and develop standards


Leadership Competencies, Technical Skills Requirement

    Technical Skills and Experience:

  • 2 or 4-year technical degree and 5 years of technical parts experience in a heavy industrial setting
  • 10 years comparable industrial technical machinery experience with proven track record
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and ability to travel
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively in verbal or written formats
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication processes and quality checks
  • Knowledge of maintenance work management processes: planning, scheduling, and execution of preventive, predictive and corrective work
  • Knowledge of basic maintenance materials management processes 
  • Microsoft Project, Excel, Word proficiency required – HIGHLY SKILLED
  • Experience with SAP is a plus
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Experience required
  • Exceptional team working skills


    Knowledge & skills:

  • Ability to work in a constrained environment (deadlines, costs, able to work under pressure) and ability to drive multiple projects in parallel, which interfere with each other
  • Ability to teach and coach others in sound parts management decision making
  • Excellent decision-making skills – Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Ability to be flexible and to adjust priorities as necessary to meet changing conditions
  • Ability to drive results – Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
  • Work Process Optimization – Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Team oriented – Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to hold self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Excellent organizational skills – Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Excellent leadership skills – Provides direction, delegates and removes obstacles to get work done




Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.