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  • Job reference: RMS0122017

Material Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/02/2013
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.

The Role:
• Work closely with buyers, production planners, manufacturing & projects to ensure information is communicated to all stakeholders without delay.
• Produce, analyse and present SAP-generated materials lookahead reports as required.
• Analyse all demand messages and either transfer excess stock if available, or raise purchase requisitions to satisfy demand.
• Advise buyers of economic order quantity (EOQ) and desired delivery date to meet project requirements in a cost-effective manner.
• Advise production planners of critical components for every order based on analysis of SAP lookahead reports and accurate lead time information.
• Maintain adequate stock / inventory levels in conjunction with the Inventory team.
• Maintain master data for all materials including most up to date standard costs.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other organisational functions (e.g. Finance, Engineering, Tendering, R&D etc).
• Monitor and Control all aspects of the supply chain processes to ensure a smooth, efficient process flow of materials.
• Ensure that all company procedures are complied with and all actions are auditable whilst maintaining the highest personal, professional and ethical standards.
• Advise Quality Control inspectors of which materials should be prioritised in line with manufacturing schedule.
• Manage all ECN’s to ensure that affected materials are dealt with as per engineering disposition.
• Monitor and assist with the closing of all purchase orders including invoicing queries to enable projects to be closed out in a timely manner.
• Deal with excess stock to close out projects.
• Make decisions on when to make or when to buy materials.
• When scarce materials are needed for multiple projects, be able to allocate / prioritise to mitigate impact to business.
• Run weekly PO cancellation report and advise buyers accordingly.
• As necessary, perform other material-related tasks which require essentially the same level of skill and responsibility.
• Ensure agreed objectives and targets are achieved.

To plan, coordinate and control all materials in stock or externally supplied so that they are readily available when required to ensure the manufacturing process is fully equipped to perform its function. To provide comprehensive materials support to all aspects of the operation and to optimise supply to match demand in an efficient and effective manner.

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