Materials Coord Needed at Transocean Nigeria

┬áTransocean is the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor, provides the most versatile fleet of mobile offshore drilling units to help clients find and develop oil and natural gas reserves. Building on more than 50 years of experience with the highest specification rigs, our approximately 18,000 employees are focused on safety and premier offshore drilling performance.
We are currently recruiting for the position of:

Job Title: Materials Coord – Nigeria Nationals

Job ID: 2000804
Location: Lagos
Reports to: The Senior Materials Coordinator or Chief Engineer or Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description

  • Supervises the Assistant Materials Coordinator and ART Materials Trainee.

Basic Function:

  • Coordinate the rig’s materials requisitions, organize and control the warehouse, and maintain the warehouse inventory levels within established guidelines.
  • Ensure warehouse activities are carried out in a safe and prudent manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

Materials and Inventory Control:

  • Secure the warehouse at all times and restrict access to non-authorized personnel
  • Receive materials into the warehouse stock and issue parts to departments as needed
  • Liaise with department heads in the preparation of materials requisitions for all parts and equipment; focus on planning to minimize urgent orders; forward approved requisitions to the shore base office.
  • Maintain accurate records of received and outstanding requisitions and cargo manifests. Track the progress of Purchase Orders.
  • Maintain adequate stock levels of equipment spares and consumables to facilitate the continuous operation of the unit.
  • Prepare periodic reports for the Rig Manager and shore-based Materials Manager as required.
  • Perform cyclical inventory of stock and maintain the physical inventory in the warehouse.
  • Review regularly obsolete and surplus parts and advise Rig Supervisors for follow up
  • Utilize the computerized system to maintain an accurate inventory of all materials stored on the rig.
  • Prepare manifest for all equipment dispatched from the rig either by sea or by air.
  • Check for discrepancies in materials received against delivery notes and outward manifest. Issue Procurement Incident Report for incorrect items
  • Assist department heads in establishing a realistic minimum/maximum warehouse stock of all shut-down or critical items
  • Provide Fixed Asset Register information to department heads.
  • Ensure all hazardous and non-hazardous wastes are correctly labeled and packaged prior to shipment ashore.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Rig-based work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communication may be substituted in lieu of formal education.
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates.
  • Basic computer skills.

Application Closing Date
20th February, 2014.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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