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Materials Management Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/04/2018
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/05/18)
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The Role:
Job Description: MAIN FUNCTIONS
The Materials Management Advisor (MMA) leads, or advises on, the implementation of project materials purchasing and management. This may include maintaining responsibility and/or oversight for planning materials management strategies, purchasing, expediting, inspection, logistics, customs, as well as overseeing field materials management (transport, receipt, storage, matintenance, allocation, issuing, and scrap/surplus disposal) when assigned to a fabrication yard or construction site.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Prepares, or advises on, Initial Materials Management Strategy, including procurement strategy for assigned project portfolio − Identifies materials management (MM) issues or concerns and develops project specific MM processes, strategies, and philosophies aligned to project's objectives − Collaborates with Construction Logistics group, MM Sr. Advisor and MM Manager on project MM and Logistics vulnerabilities, issues, and opportunities − Develops MM deliverables (MM Strategy / Plan, Purchasing Strategy / Plan, and initial LLE list) incorporating project goals as well as any local content considerations and client alignment (JOA/PSA) objectives * Works with the MM Manager, Contracts Engineer (CE) and Business Manager to develop a Functional Engagement Plan for the project(s) * Leads Long Lead Equipment (LLE) strategy development, identification, bid, negotiation and purchase order (PO) execution * Supports CE in development of all MM portions of ITT document and ensures MM strategies and plans are reflected in tender documents * Leads, or advises on, development of the project specific MM RACI * Participates in internal kick-off meeting(s) with Company personnel to ensure awareness of project specific MM requirements in the contract and reviews project specific MM requirements of CP * Supports development of EPP and PP document development with project team for MM and Purchasing sections * Leads, or advises on, implementation planning and initiation of project specific MM processes and practices for purchasing, expediting, inspection, logistics, and importation activities − Develops and implements Surplus Disposition Plan for any EM owned surplus/scrap, engaging Investment Recovery group as necessary − Ensures proper execution of Preservation Plan − Ensures timely handover of special tools, capital, and 2 year operating spares and any equipment first fill requirements − Reviews, endorses and oversees implementation of MM plans, procedures and processes − Reviews purchase orders and/or purchase order template to ensure proper flow down of prime contract T&Cs * Oversees, or advises on, interfaces associated with execution of all areas of MM activities in compliance with all project requirements * Communicates to PT and leadership on MM activities, progress and issues including timely schedule and cost status and impacts * Advocates capital efficiency in implementation and execution of MM activities applying established best practices as appropriate * Oversight of MM activities transition from engineering office to construction location * Ensures execution of Field Materials Management in accordance with the Project Plans (Materials Management Plan, and Logistics Plan) * Oversees movement of materials from delivery to marshaling yard / Site Storage / Site Laydown * Ensures appropriate receipt, storage, preservation, inventory control, allocation, preservation, issuance, and surplus/scrap disposal processes * Oversees coordination of supplier Technical Service Representatives during installation and commissioning * Coordinates and oversees heavy modules transportation planning and execution, consulting with Construction Logistics personnel as necessary * Assists in development of close out plans and reporting

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
* 15+ Years experience in Materials Management * BS in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Supply Chain Management preferred * Broad understanding of project execution and materials management principles, theories, and concepts * Willing to business travel or relocate to project sites (domestic / overseas) * Owner/Operator experience in project management roles * Management experience on major project preferred

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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