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  • Job reference: RMS0162594

Materials Advisor I - Maint Mat- Cataloging

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/03/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/03/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is ranked first among oil companies worldwide in terms of crude oil production and exports. People are central to what they do. Saudi Aramcos employees are recognised across the industry for excelling in their specialist fields. This recognition is built on an investment in their employees, giving them opportunities to gain valuable experiences and qualifications that allow them to become the ben

The Role:
- Reviews parts lists/operating supplies for new equipment installed in existing facilities, usage patterns, direct charge requisitions, and other data. Works with line personnel, Standardization Analyst and vendor representative to determine adequate items and quantities for stocking in AMS. Initiates necessary forms to initiate cataloging and/or adjust inventory levels as required.
- Reviews direct charge orders to ensure acceptable substitutions from current inventory are considered and that specifications are complete and accurate. Provides a centralized control in the Department/Division for DC requisitions; provides reports and summaries of delivery status.
- Participates in the Standardization Class reviews for those classes of parts and materials used in the assigned area.
- Consults with manufacturer and vendor representatives regarding parts requirements for equipment, parts interchangeability, impending design changes, catalog changes and equipment diagrams for ease in parts identification.
- Works directly with line supervisory personnel in assigned department and with appropriate Materials Supply personnel to help resolve immediate and short-term materials acquisition problems.
- Visits operating facilities regularly to obtain current information and to provide on-site materials support to operating/maintenance personnel.
- Assists Division in preparation of materials portion of annual budgets; may consolidate the Department's materials budget information. Prepares or directs the preparation of materials usage reports for use in cost control.
- Advises management on potential cost savings in both spare parts/operation supplies usage.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- ITC: English, ERW; Math, MA
- Experience required: Fourteen (14) years as a skilled craftsman in a major craft area, with experience in related crafts, including 2 years craft/operating/materials supply experience with Aramco/or equivalent experience in industrial plant maintenance as a Materials Specialist.
- Good command of oral and written English, including technical materials.
- Must have in-depth knowledge of oil industry equipment, materials and related parts components and substitutes, and a thorough
- B.S. Degree in Materials Management, Business Administration or Industrial Engineering.
- Seven years experience in Materials Management with a minimum of 3 years in Plants Operations/Maintenance with Saudi Aramco.

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