Materials Management Specialist

Job Title: Materials Management Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-08
Reference: BH-106043
Contact Name: Courtney Blazevic
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2019 17:13

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, is currently seeking a Materials Management Specialist in Calgary, AB.  The ideal candidate will be local to Calgary or be willing to relocate.


Providing assistance in process and systems solutions to meet the business functional requirements. Working across the SCM workstreams and other ERP workstreams, with multiple stakeholders and across multiple business units.

• Guide and influence cross enterprise stakeholders in the understanding, acceptance and deployment of the enterprise processes and systems.
• Provides leadership in the development and delivery of MML SCM processes, ERP systems detailed design, configuration, training and deployment
• Participate and provide feedback to the functional requirements for the detailed design and systems configuration of the associated applications and interfaces.
• Liaise with internal project and business partners to gain acceptance and alignment amongst key stakeholders.
• Enable the Supply Chain Operating Model by aligning processes with systems functionality.
• Ensuring all processes and functions are compliant with business, regulatory and government requirements
• Coaching, mentoring and influencing internal stakeholders on the benefits of the proposed solutions
• Develops, designs and conducts training sessions as a part of the roll-out process of new changes to the stakeholders of the identified processes
• Provides MML process and procedural support as requested
• Support and sponsors the ERP project guiding principles
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment while simplifying and navigation complex issues

• Role will have assigned decision making authority to, design and configure tools, processes, and solutions to meet business or client needs within the MML SCM workstream.
• Substantial work will be required with other ERP workstreams to ensure integration of all requirements are met
• Required to influence and communicate complex issues to internal clients and external stakeholders, project staff; operations and maintenance teams, legal counsel and suppliers.
• Regular interfaces with peers in cross-functional teams including finance and asset management.
• Liaison with the cross-functional teams and business unit peers and leaders
• Other relationships include key supplier/vendor relations including SI provider
• Cross-functional ERP team relationships
• Cross-organizational business unit peers and leaders
• Strong relationships with peers and related functions are required to drive standardization and create enterprise-wide value

• University degree in Business, Economics and 3-5 relevant work experience in the SCM field, preferably experience across multiple SCM capabilities including category management, operations, major projects, materials management, contracts and P2P
• Supply Chain Management professional with a professional designation and/or a postgraduate qualification such as an MBA would be an asset
• Attention to detail, planning and organizational ability
• Effective Communication skills; listens carefully to others, keeps others informed and convey facts and information clearly in written communications.
• Intermediate level experience in all aspects of Materials Management and Logistics including inventory management and controls, materials requisitioning, receiving, replenishment, shipping and inbound/outbound transportation. Experience in a working warehouse environment is preferred.
• Relates well to others by readily involving others as appropriate to accomplish individual and group goals and willingly offers help or assistance to others as needed.
• Is polite, courteous and respectful in interactions with others and demonstrates an ability to cooperatively work with people with different backgrounds and perspectives.
• Understands and solves problems by collecting sufficient information and using logic when making decisions or taking action.
• Demonstrates awareness of the business and work group’s key priorities and aligns own activities with the work group’s goals.
• Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness while demonstrating a willingness to implement new ideas within acceptable boundaries.
• Shows respect and establishes trust by treating others fairly and acting consistently with stated policies, regulations and practices. Admit Mistakes, protects confidential information and follows through on commitments.
• Verbal and written communication, typically consists of developing and presenting project materials, leading workshops, coaching, mentoring, motivating and ensuring objectives are met
• Direct/indirect experience with the legal, accounting, tax, risk, financial controls and consultant support groups, as they pertain to the supply chain management functions.
• Knowledge of the Oracle Enterprise System would be a definite asset.
• Proven critical thinking capabilities (analytical, gathering information, collecting data, escalating problems with recommended solutions, foresee barriers and recommends ways to remove them).
• Capability to function well within a multiple-project environment within a team to meet required milestones or deadlines

Job Reference# 106043