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Kent Recruitment

Material Controller

USA – Port Arthur, Texas
Materials and logistics
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About you:

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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.

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We recognize 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.

About the job:

Kent is hiring a Material Controller for a long-term Commissioning & Startup/Construction project in Port Arthur, TX.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the coordination over procurement of materials and information flow.
  • To excel in this role the material controllers 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.
  • Coordinate 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 labor and material shortages, backlogs, and other potential schedule interruptions.
  • Create strategic solutions to improve material flow at multiple levels.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:


  • 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 organizational and time management skills.
  • Analytical thinking with problem solving aptitude.
  • Outstanding communication and leadership.
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