Role description

For one of our clients in Finland, we are looking for an Expeditor to work on the Nuclear New Build Olkiluoto 3 project. This is a 12-month contract to start as soon as possible.


Within the Supply Chain Project Department, the main mission of the Order Manager is to handle in full autonomy several orders according to the Project Strategy and to deal with all the commercial, supplier follow-up, delivery and administrative tasks linked to these orders.

The Expeditor and Order Manager is involved in the following missions:

  • Purchase Order placement
  • Close coordination with the engineering and inspection teams, as well as construction and commissioning when needed;
  • Definition of the Order Follow-up plan;
  • Leading meetings contractual and gate review meetings with the Suppliers and issuance of related minutes of meeting;
  • Participating when necessary to audits and inspections at Suppliers’ premises
  • Management of the correspondence; -Follow-up tools update (e.g. VPMR); -Change management, negotiating, writing and handling NARs and Change Orders;
  • Contract management, follow-up of bonds, guarantees, acceptance certificates..;
  • Invoices review and validation;
  • Management of the claims from/to subcontractors;
  • Management of issues linked to the subcontractors (legal obligations, taxes, HSE.)
  • Contractual milestones tracking, follow-up of remediation action plans;
  • Contracts closing;
  • Budget preparation and follow-up (including PFR process);
  • Risks and Opportunities management;
  • Internal reporting (operational, progress and financial);
  • Writing Lessons Learned;

Essential skills

  • Experience in Procurement, Expediting and Order Management;
  • Experience on engineering-procurement-construction Project(s), especially in the manufacturing phase;
  • Engineering background preferred;
  • Nuclear Project(s) experience preferred;
  • Experience in negotiation;
  • Proactivity, autonomy and analytical mind;
  • Technical and commercial background required;
  • Fluent English.
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Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide them to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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