Expeditor After Market

  • Vakgebied Manufacturing
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10022524
  • Locatie Rheden
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Engineering, Energy, Gas, Water

Over deze vacature

Howden Thomassen Compressors is a specialist supplier of tailor-made gas compression equipment to various industries. Our products have made a valuable difference for our clients for the past 100 years, and we are now looking for an Expeditor AFM who will join our Revamp team and will support us in making a valuable difference in the century to come. The Expeditor plays a key role in the engineering of our Revamp projects for our customers in various markets.


We are looking for a new colleague to join us as an expediter and contribute to one of the most successful Howden business units. This opportunity brings great career and learning opportunities within Supply Chain. The main role purpose would be focused on being responsible for the guarding delivery dates by doing follow-up on purchase orders with our suppliers located globally. This position is a part of a team of 14 with a supervisor based from the Netherlands.

What needs to be done?

  • Make sure suppliers do what they promise related to lead time. Be proactive in this sense
  • Find out what is keeping suppliers from reaching the agreed delivery dates on several components
  • Discusses next steps together with the buyers, responsible engineers or project managers
  • Verifies if inspection invitations are submitted in time


Originally founded by James Howden in Scotland as a marine engineering firm in 1854, Howden has grown and evolved into a global leader in manufacturing air and gas handling solutions. With the power of our engineering expertise and technology, our equipment plays an integral role within our customers’ processes, which provide safe and reliable solutions that are both sustainable and efficient. Howden supports multiple sectors, including infrastructure, power generation, oil & gas, wastewater, metals, mining, and transportation.

We work in partnership with our customers, wherever they are, to deliver sustainable and customized solutions. For over a century, we have built a strong global network of experts that is formed from responsive local service and delivery teams, in more than 100 countries, who are familiar with local requirements and challenges. We are proud that our people and business are part of the communities in which we operate in. Our mantra is ‘revolving around you’, something that has underpinned our business since it was established. Constantly improving our products and services according to our customers’ needs, Howden has never stood still.


What will you get in return?

You will work at a company that is certified as a Top Employer by the Top Employer Institute and get the chance to develop and realize new improvements, meet customers, have technical discussions and celebrate achieving milestones of a project in a team with a good atmosphere and dedicated colleagues. We offer an interesting and challenging position within a professional, international organization with freedom to act and the opportunity to work with a variety of stakeholders. As we consider talent management as key to the success of our organization, we offer opportunities for personal and professional development. We offer a salary package that is fully in line with the level of the position combined with an extensive package of fringe benefits. We offer a Hybrid Working policy that provides the opportunity to work from your home office up to 3 days per week.


What do you need to bring?

  • Fluent English. An additional strong German knowledge is an advantage
  • Economical or technical educational background
  • High level of proactiveness – ambition to challenge and change current working-processes
  • Effective communication
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes is an advantage
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Perseverance
  • Knowledge to use Microsoft Office