KLX Inc Expediter - THG in Northborough, Massachusetts

Expediter Summary

Responsible for communicating with vendors/suppliers to ensure deliveries arrive on time. Report any delays to the appropriate person. Perform various duties to support the purchasing department including but not limited to; vendor expediting, contacting vendors/suppliers, projects and database maintenance.

Essential Functions Expediter

Contact vendors/suppliers to ensure all purchase orders are received and that orders will ship on time.

Maintain vendor information as appropriate such as; phone, fax, email or contact name.

Review vendor/supplier acknowledgements for accuracy, verify pricing, quantity ordered and ship to location. Enter pertinent information into Tribute such as; ship date, scheduled ship date and tracking information.

On a weekly basis generate a list of purchase orders that are in need of being expedited due to promised date approaching. Using the QOEXR program generate reports to be emailed or faxed to vendors.

Upon receiving answers from the vendors, enter information into Tribute using a program called QACK. Communicate with vendors/suppliers and customer service if information provided doesn’t meet our required date. Work with vendor/suppliers to try to improve delivery date. Escalate problem purchase orders as needed.

Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or directed by the supervisor.

Factors Substantiating Data


Knowledge of a variety of office procedures, operation of office equipment such as personal computer & computer software, data processing equipment, etc. requiring some advanced skills knowledge. Equivalent to high school plus additional specialized training.


Over 1 year, up to and including 3 years.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.