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Kent Recruitment

Materials Manager

Brisbane - Australia
Materials and logistics
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Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as part of our Engineering team? To help shape the future of our business, our engineers and an instrumental project in the state. You will be involved in working as a member of our well-respected team from our Brisbane office, working collaboratively with our client to successfully deliver a fast-track project in the energy industry. This is a great opportunity to be part of an innovative team while obtaining valuable experience in fast-track project delivery.

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





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Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Materials Manager, who will be responsible for the planning, procurement of materials and information flow, along with the management and control of inventory required to achieve business objectives. You will need to be a strong communicator, attention to detail and exceptional problem-solving skills.

To excel in this role the material managers will need in-depth knowledge of supply change and budgeting processes. Ultimately, you are tasked with ensuring departments have adequate access to the materials required.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties

  • Set up the materials management system from engineering and design, material take off, through purchase and delivery, receipt of materials at the site, management of over shortage and damage reports and final issue of materials to construction for installation in the works.
  • Collaborate with other managers to determine material supply needs.
  • Work with the purchasing team to purchase supplies and materials according to specifications.
  • Coordinate and supervise receiving and warehousing procedures.
  • Oversee distribution of supplies at site.
  • Develop and execute inventory cycle count process to assure high inventory accuracies.
  • Maintain relationships and negotiate with project stake holders.
  • Keep detailed records on procurement activity, materials quantity, specifications etc.
  • Prepare reports on inventory, material usage and efficiency.
  • Resolve labour and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.
  • Create strategic solutions to improve material flow at multiple levels.

Skills Requirements

  • Previous working experience as a Materials Manager in an oil and gas project. environment for 10 plus year(s). Specific experience in management of piping and tagged equipment in the oil and gas setting.
  • Experience in logistics or similar relevant field.
  • In depth knowledge of engineering input to procurement activities, supply chain and inventory management systems.
  • Hands on experience with forecasting and budgeting.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Analytical thinking with problem solving aptitude.
  • Outstanding communication and leadership.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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