Materials and Logistics Specialist
Last Updated: 25th January 2018 (over 4 years ago)
Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) Higher & O Grade Qualifications
— Jun 1980
SCE O Grades: English, Italian, Arithmetic, Mathematics and Chemistry.
Materials & Logistics Supervisor
— Jul 2016
Liaise with freight forwarding company (Panalpina) regarding import and customs clearance activities to ensure material is delivered to the warehouse facility in a timely manner.
Liaise with Shell Gabon logistics personnel to arrange barge or vessel transportation of Wood Group owned material to sites from Port Gentil warehouse.
Liaise with local transport companies to arrange delivery of Wood Group material to Shell Gabon Logistics Base in Port Gentil.
Process transactions (receipts/issues/returns/tranfers) in the inventory database (Inventory Lite) to ensure stock is kept accurate.
Process goods receipts in Oracle system for payment of invoices by Finance Department in UK.
Raise shipping manifests in computerised database system (SMS) prior to material being sent to sites or third party locations in Port Gentil.
Liaise with local suppliers to source material in country rather than have to procure from UK.
Training of Wood Group Gabonese personnel in material control and warehousing functions.
— Jul 2015
Raising and follow up of field based requisitions via SAP system. Close liaison with internal procurement, transit and customs personnel to ensure delivery of all material to their final end destinations is achieved in the timeframe originally specified for each individual project.
Check existing SAP database for available inventory and create material reservations accordingly for each project. Raise Material Master Proposal Forms (MMPF) in SAP for new inventory requirements.
Check existing SAP database for potential Material Master Code duplicates and arrange correction of the materials catalogue accordingly.
Materials & Fabrication Coordinator
— Sep 2013
Closely monitoring the performance of the nominated contractors during all phases of the fabrication process and arranging third party inspection upon completion of the fabrication process.
Arrange shipment of all materials to final destination at BP Sullom Voe Terminal, Shetland Islands upon fabrication completion of items.
— May 2013
— Dec 2012
— Dec 2011
— Jul 2010
Short term assignment from May to October for client, Canadian Natural Resources. Responsible for receipt, issue and storage of all construction project materials (mechanical, structural, spool fabrications, electrical and instrumentation) for Ninian and Murchison field offshore installations and ensuring the relevant material certification is provided by suppliers. Currently involved in major identification exercise of surplus project materials.
— Mar 2006
— Jul 2004
JD Edwards Inventory Manager
— May 2003
Maintaining and controlling the drilling and production master catalogue for materials and related activities, complying with established standards and templates for creation and maintenance.
Developing and creating cataloguing standards and templates.
Establishing and implementing materials handling and storage procedures and practices to assure the safe handling and storage of equipment.
Supporting Shore Base Manager and other logistics personnel in preparation of equipment for shipment offshore, assembling and dispatching equipment in an accurate and timely manner.
Supervising shipping and receiving activities.
Overseeing the material inventory system to ensure accurate records, traceability and accountability is achieved.
Establishing and maintaining stock take, inventory and document control procedures.
Ensuring the scheduled stock takes are conducted on a regular basis, records updated and reports generated and distributed.
Assisting in the implementation of EG national staff training for a computerized asset, maintenance and materials system.
Recommending surplus, obsolete and scrap items for disposal.
Instructing and assisting shore base staff in the preparation of inventory reconciliations and assisting finance personnel with quarterly and year end inventory reconciliations.
Working with drilling and finance personnel to prepare the end of well materials reconciliation.
— Aug 1998
— Jan 1998
First contract for Canadian client, Chauvco Resources Ltd, supporting the construction of an early production facility at Remboue Field.
Senior Materials Supervisor
— Dec 1996
Supplying 4 oil production facilities, a gas plant, 5 drilling rigs and 2 completion/workover rigs with spare parts (all disciplines), construction materials, piping and fittings, well completion/drilling, rotating, electrical and instrumentation equipment, turbines, compressors, pumps, vehicle spares, etc.
Using Shell EMA 34 computerised stock control system with MESC coding conventions in increasingly proactive stock control operations as supply operations centred on the Omar facility, replenishment focused on field review of min-max levels (by-passing Damascus bureaucracy) and stock holdings were increasingly subject to analysis, standardisation and recoding in the light of technical evaluations.
Professional liaison role on two fronts: on the one hand working with Shell management to implement policies and promote high operational and safety standards within local conditions; on the other hand liaising carefully with Syrian management in a climate of change and rationalisation parallel to Al Furat nationalisation initiative.
Important training element for local and TCN staff, promoting and monitoring quality working practices and safety awareness.
Seconded for several months to Chemicals Yard in need of radical re-organisation of storage, safety and stock control.
— May 1991
Part of small team using HP 3000 computerised inventory control linked to Glasgow based mainframe to control materials replenishment for 3 North Sea oil platforms; 25,000+ line items coded under Shell MESC system.
Proactive liaison with engineering departments to anticipate requirements for major projects (planned maintenance/shutdowns, drilling and workover/well completion programmes).
Increasingly involved in JIT initiatives, including elimination/disposal of redundant stock items and use of annual requirements forecast to negotiate stockholding agreements with suppliers.