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Materials Coordinator

Bechtel Corporation - Adelaide, SA

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
Source: uWorkin


Requisition ID: 234409

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/19/2020

Position Summary

Implements the project material management plan and executes this according to project materials management and inventory procedures, facility and personnel requirements and the overall project execution plan.

Provides technical and administrative support, as well as implements, operates and assists the project users in running the Digital Supply Chain Systems application and associated systems. Analyses and resolves operational problems, taking corrective action as necessary.

Serves as liaison at the project site between Project Procurement for reporting of undelivered materials, Field Procurement for stored materials, and Construction personnel for accurate reporting of materials required for work package installation. Coordinates with responsible groups that materials are provided in a timely manner and in sufficient quantity to support the completion of construction work. Ensures accurate distribution of materials to Construction and/or (Sub) Contractor installation locations. Implements planned inventory control mechanisms, assists in early identification of surplus or unneeded materials, and coordinates material availability in support of design revisions or rework.

Job Dimensions

  • Supervision Received
    • Reports to and receives operational direction from the Project Materials Manager, or Materials Coordination Supervisor if assigned.
    • Receives functional guidance from the Project Materials Manager.
  • Supervision Exercised
    • None.

  • Contacts
    • Maintains direct working relationships with Project Warehouse/Laydown Supervisor, Construction/Field Engineering, and Installation Contractors.
    • Coordinates with the Project Materials Manager to ensure mutual understanding and accomplishment of project objectives, plans, and requirements.

    • Implements Materials Management Plan with respect to applicable commodity groups, within area of responsibility.
    • Under instruction, prepares changes to instructions delineating responsibilities and methods of operation pertaining to Materials Management activities at the project’s jobsite.
    • Implements the planned construction activities and work packaging structure on the project through coordination with Field Engineering, Construction, and/or (Sub) Contractors, and Project Controls.
    • Utilizes the materials components of the project Automation Plan (used by functional groups) to monitor related data transfers between the functional groups.
    • Coordinates material availability in support of design revisions, rework, contingency or work-around plans.
    • Participates in Construction and/or (Sub) Contractor planning meetings to be fully aware of changes in installation plans and priorities.
    • Coordinates with warehouse/laydown personnel for materials to be issued direct to the installation area, as opposed to being controlled in storage.
    • Take direct responsibility for development of a “Safety First” working environment and reinforces this with active participation in prestart meetings and job risk analyses.
    • Supports project personnel in the use of Procurement Systems applications
    • Supports project reporting requirements.
    • Ensures the material identification methodology permits accurate statusing and distribution of materials according to the priority and sequence of construction activities
    • Identifies, in coordination with Engineering, critical design drawings and data required from suppliers that may affect the timely issuance of other design deliverables, or are needed by Construction well ahead of material delivery
    • Reviews milestone status reports for adherence to schedule for critical path materials. Suggests alternative materials approaches when it appears critical path material deliveries will not meet schedule

    Qualifications And Skills
    • Qualification through formal to at least secondary school education.
    • With a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project execution including previous experience in the interaction with contractors in a Field EPCM role.
    • Experience with Microsoft Windows based, networked, computing environments, including operating system configurations, network share creation and client rollout and implementation.
    • Experience with web-based computing environments including creation and maintenance of basic web services
    • Experience in analysing project application requirements and implementation based on analysis.
    • Advanced knowledge of standard office productivity tools, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access, and including simple table, query, report, and macro design including enterprise supply chain management tools
    • Knowledge of and experience with other standard applications used by Engineering, Procurement and Construction
    • Experience with typical and advanced troubleshooting techniques
    • Fluent in written and spoken English language.
    • Previous experience in Plant Shut-Down environments is highly regarded.
    • Knowledge of the full scope of materials management functions on a construction project.
    • Knowledge of applicable Construction Standard Work Process Procedures, Bechtel Procurement policy and instructions, global business unit procedures and corporate Procurement procedures and guidelines .
    • Advanced knowledge of either project Procurement operations related to the acquisition of materials on projects, or of the Engineering discipline within the area of responsibility, the work process, and the deliverables produced (must have a basic knowledge of the other).
    • Knowledge in the process workflow of the ERP systems, including drawing take-off, material management planning, input of requisitions, stock coding/tagging etc.
    • Stakeholder focused: craft, contractor, construction, team, and customer.
    • Understanding of safety systems requirements pertaining to all aspects of the manufacturing, field materials management and construction activities.
    • Some understanding of database operations,
    • Good knowledge of scheduling and the interlinked nature if task to task
    • Has been exposed to field receiving, inventory and material issue experience or understanding
    • Understands Engineering processes including drawing generation, material take-offs and specifications
    • Willingness to learn standing project procedures and processes and adapt experience and knowledge into this environment.
    • Is a self-starter that can work both by themselves and as part of a larger team
    • Good communications and organizational skills.

    Essential Company Requirements
    • Ethics: Commitment to high Ethical standards as demonstrated by success on prior projects
    • Quality: Commitment to projects Quality standard as demonstrated by prior evaluations of work performance
    • ES&H: Commitment to a zero Incident philosophy by prior active engagement and demonstration of ES&H Leadership

    Shaping tomorrow together

    Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

    Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
  • Adelaide, SA

    Construction, Architecture & Interior Design


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