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Materials Logistics Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Bull Arm, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/07/2012
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, seeks expertise for offshore mega-projects in Canada.

This opportunity is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. First consideration will be given to residents of Newfoundland & Labrador.

The Role:
• Oversee and manage the EPC contractor’s Logistics and Materials Management process;
• Serve as Logistics interface between Construction Site Manager, Logistics Lead and Contractor organization to facilitate logistics execution;
• Interface with company and EPC contractor’s procurement and construction organizations;
• Provide Logistics and Materials Management expertise and support for all project deliverables.
• Support Logistics Lead with Logistics and Materials Management expertise, interfacing with Contractor Logistics and Materials Management personnel;
• Interface with and influence project disciplines to ensure logistics/materials management considerations are included in design and project plan;
• Interface with procurement to understand and influence contracting, materials management, logistics plan for deliveries and customs procedures;
• Provide project oversight of contractor’s material expediting efforts;
• Develop an understanding of local transport and in-country logistics capabilities and capacities;
• Develop logistics elements of bid requirements, monitor KPIs, coordinate progress reporting and materials management requirements;
• Provide a familiarity with local and global Logistics Contractors capabilities and resources;
• Coordinate process to pre-qualify, approve, and reevaluate Logistics Contractors;
• Develop project and discipline specific work scope for Contractors;
• Strong understanding of the capabilities and limitations of Logistics Contractors;
• Interface with Logistics Lead and Construction to keep them informed of the qualifications and capabilities of relevant Contractors;
• Interface with Contractors to ensure safety, quality, availability, and reliability of logistics execution;
• Qualify and endorse Contractor equipment and services;
• Identify, qualify, and endorse vendor support infrastructure;
• General knowledge of local and national environmental and regulatory requirements;
• Interface with other Logistics Coordinators, Leads, Advisors and project planning teams to understand and resolve logistics issues;
• Ensure that the EPC Contractor has issued POs in accordance with the published project schedule and required ROS dates;
• Verify that the delivery documentation is complete, consistent and adequate and in accordance with the PO terms;
• Ensure that the materials specification delivered by the vendor is according to PO terms;
• Ensure that any changes to the Purchase Order terms are validated through the PMT;
• Ensure that the EPC issues a weekly report showing the status of all POs issued to date paying particular attention to ROS dates and Project Schedule;
• Ensure all materials received are stored in a safe and secure facility and that preservation requirements have been applied;
• Reports all OS&D of the received materials to the PMT;
• Create a file and maintain adequate records of each major transaction/shipment/PO
• Maintain Materials Issue Report Register.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• BS/MS in Engineering, supply chain, business or related field ; and/or 10 years of related experience;
• 10 years Logistics experience;
• 10 years O&G experience;
• Extensive experience operating in remote, austere and/or hostile locations;
• Experience managing/overseeing budgets greater than $15M;
• Strong coordination and interface capabilities

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Formal quality management training such as TQM or Six Sigma;
• Knowledge of corporate financial reporting processes and capital budget planning and execution processes;
• Recent experience with a global Oil and Gas owner/operator.
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