Director II, Material Management

Sugar Land, TX
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Job Description:

This Director II position provides leadership in the Energy Solutions organization and would function as the Procurement/Contracts Lead for projects. The position requires the application of knowledge gained from experience and expertise to the job duties and responsibilities. The position will make decisions in areas that may impact the organization and its employees, clients, budgets, policies, procedures, work practices, or compliance programs.

The purpose of this position is to apply extensive and diversified knowledge of material management practices and principles to ensure the accurate, timely, and cost-effective identification, sourcing, buying, delivering, warehousing, installation, and commissioning of material and equipment required to support the Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, and Construction (EPFC) effort and/or facility and overhead department support. As an oversight position, this role negotiates or supervises complex commercial negotiations with suppliers for best value including emphasizing on-time delivery of material and equipment, in accordance with the project schedule. In a project capacity, this position serves as a Project Material Manager on large EPFC projects, or as a Project Procurement Director on largest EPFC projects, if necessary and represents Material Management in conferences to resolve issues. The person in this role maintains knowledge of business unit activity and keeps the strategic business line president’s direct reports informed concerning material management matters.

Principal Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Overall accountability for all activities performed by the team of both direct and functional reports if assigned as the functional lead for the project

• Develop with various discipline leads and approve the Material Planning, Purchasing, Expediting, Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS)/Inspection, Logistics, and Field Material Management Plans and Procedures, as well as coordinating priorities with Construction

• Develop and oversee the execution of a well defined integrated Material Management Plan to support the Construction Plan in accordance with the Project Execution Plan

• Responsible for the implementation, management, and monitoring of the Material Management Work Process with the approved Corporate Reference Tool for Material Management to meet project requirements and schedule

• Oversee and/or interface with the teams responsible for the development of material requirements including specifications and scopes while working with Material Control and Material Planning and/or internal clients

• Develop sourcing strategies and prepare bidders lists in accordance with client requirements and business acumen

• Review, analyze, negotiate Terms and Conditions, based on Prime Contract flow downs

• Communicate staffing requirements with management to identify personnel for staff

• Oversight and/or interface of the development of the detailed logistics plans designed to optimize use of the most cost-effective transportation services depending on the material or equipment to be transported

• Assure the development of material management documents, the organization and maintenance of material management files, and the production of material and equipment tracking data and reports, as applicable

• Assure management of material and equipment at the construction site to comply with the Field Material Management Plan and to support the construction effort; whenever possible and/or feasible, conduct regular site visits to support the Field Material Management and Construction personnel

• Interact with project manager, discipline leads, clients, and applicable joint venture partners to meet project objectives through alignment sessions ensuring effective cross-functional communication

• Maintain effective client relationships through client service excellence in execution

• Review and action planning reports to appropriate persons for follow-up to support Fabrication or Construction

• Prepare written or oral presentation materials in support of regional or business line proposal activities

Job ID: 145342BR

City: Sugar Land

State: Texas

Country: United States

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