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Expeditor, Disney Cruise Line Strategic Sourcing

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 822552BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Cruise Line Date posted Sep. 07, 2021

Job Summary:

The Department has the primary responsibility of sourcing goods and services and coordinating their delivery for the Disney Cruise Line Ships and the private Island locations. The Expeditor provides direct support to assigned Disney Cruise Line Ship, and the Island. The Expeditor coordinates with their partner Sourcing Specialist in the tracking and of placed orders. Communicates and follows through with all suppliers and logistics partners to track the production and distribution timelines of open orders to meet the limited delivery window presented while the ship is in port. Works with appropriate parties to re-direct, or expedite deliveries of critical items. Communicates the status of deliveries to the appropriate departments. Assists in managing vendor relationships by tracking supplier performance to meet on-time delivery, responsiveness and support speed to market. Supports as a team member, select initiatives designed to improve departmental operations. Supports vendor relationships by tracking supplier performance to meet on-time delivery, responsiveness and support speed to market.


  • Provides order support and tracking for DCL vessels
    • Supports team in completing basic processes in a productive manner
    • Provides accurate and timely data in support of order process
    • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Works post purchase order execution to ensure delivery in accordance with need by date
    • Interacts successfully with global suppliers to define lead times and then meet delivery timelines
    • Coordinates with, vendors and logistic partners (internal and external) to ensure traceability
    • Escelates as needed to resolve issues, i.e. extended or missed timelines, order errors, and returns
  • Supports the Supplier Relationship Management program under the direction of the Sourcing team
    • Provides tracking of supplier performance, including late deliveries and overall responsiveness to our business requirements
  • Provides timely communication to stakeholder
    • Provides weekly status of all open orders
    • Engages with internal and external stakeholders regarding order status
  • Support departmental initiatives as a project team member
    • Internal process improvement and optimization
    • Supply Chain review efforts to identify problem areas
    • Category Management efforts to research and report spend in support of negotiations
Support Sourcing Specialist for several project categories responsibilities

Basic Qualifications:

  • Analyzes problems effectively and takes action to resolve (Conceives creative ideas)
  • Uses technology to facilitate better results and support productivity
  • Highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Conveys relevant information (challenges, issues, trends, etc.) with external suppliers and internal cross-functional teams in a candid and timely manner
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience in supporting a Sourcing and Procurement department

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a Cruise Line Sourcing department with understanding of the applicable Categories, including MRO and Marine Technical Operations

Required Education

  • High School or Equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

About Disney Cruise Line:

A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line.

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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