Materials Lead

Job Title: Materials Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edmonton, Canada
Salary: Competitve
Start Date: 2018-01-02
Reference: BH-96138
Contact Name: Melissa Sim
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2018 02:54

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, a large Oil and Gas Operator, is seeking a Materials Lead in Edmonton, AB. This will be a 18 month contract role starting ASAP with strong possibility of extension or conversion to staff.

The shift will be 5 days on/ 2 days off (Mon-Fri) 8 hours per day, regular day hours with some travel required.

The individuals MUST be local to the Edmonton area as no LOA or camp is available.



  • Manages requisitions for materials and establishes sequential delivery dates to departments, according to job order priorities and material availability.
  • Examines material delivered to production departments to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Arranges transfer of materials to meet delivery schedules and ensures accurate record-keeping.
  • Computes amount of material required to complete job orders, applying knowledge of industry processes.
  • Oversees and ensures the compilation and maintenance manual or computerized records, such as material inventory, delivery, shipping and storage reports, and status and location of materials.


  • 20+ years of closely related professional experience preferably in materials management
  • Bachelors’ or Master’s degree required
  • General knowledge of industry equipment and materials with ability to positively identify components.
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP material catalogs and search tools
  • Extensive knowledge of how and where materials are used in the plant
  • Work experience in Oil and Gas industry
  • Advanced time management skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Advanced written and oral communications skills
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.