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Inventory Controller

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/02/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is an independent Australian oil and gas company playing a key role in supplying energy to our region.

They are one of the world’s leading producers of liquefied natural gas, helping meet the demands for cleaner energy from Japan, China, Korea and other countries in the Asia Pacific region.

The Role:
Key Responsibilities
· Ensure the inventory management aspects of the business requirements document for Demand Management must be detailed and agreed by Inventory Management process leaders.
This document will include all business process & information requirements & rules, with compliance to the Inventory Management operating standard.
· Significant contribution to the development of the "To Be" process and scenario maps, ensuring inventory management requirements are met. A key activity is to engage relevant stakeholders and attain their sign off.
· Work closely with SAP Solutions to ensure that they understand the business requirement and that you understand the system implications.
· Participate in project workshops reviews and issue resolution activities. This includes suggesting improvements to the business processes that will be eventually be supported by the new system.
· Review SAP blueprints and functional specifications to ensure inventory management requirements are met.
· Assist the SAP Functional Analysts in unit test activities such as the development of test data, the implementation of testing and verification of test results.
· Create business acceptance testing plans, scripts and expected outcomes to ensure testing activities are performed in line with project schedules.
· Create and maintain test case scenarios that can be used in the acceptance testing.
· Verify the test results and works with the SAP Functional Analyst to resolve all discrepancies encountered in testing.
· Obtain signoff for UAT from the nominated stakeholders.
· Represent the business for any data conversion and cut-over requirements. This may include identification and cleansing of data requiring updates.
· Perform gap analysis / training needs analysis
· Review and adapt training materials developed by SAP team
· Co-ordinate training activities including preparation of training materials
· Deliver training where appropriate

Key accountabilities of the role include:
§ Articulate inventory management business requirements
§ Contribute to the development of the design of the Demand Management process
§ Develop process documentation
§ Carry out user testing
Assist with stakeholder engagement and change management

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills and Knowledge
Attributes required to perform competently for this position are:
§ Ideally, a tertiary qualification in Logistics Management or similar such as a business degree with post graduation diploma in logistics management or similar
§ At least 10 years of materials and inventory management experience / exposure in the oil and gas industry (or similar).
§ Ability to improve business process design and mapping together with business requirement documentation capability
§ Strong knowledge of SAP Materials Management and Logistics Execution modules with awareness of related modules.
§ Strong analytical and problem solving capability
§ Effective verbal and written communication skills
§ Effective planning & prioritising skills
§ Experience in planning and executing user system testing and training
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