Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Engineering Manager, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Chandigarh, India
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project management.

Position Summary

Leads the supply chain function for Chandigarh. This includes, but is not limited to, personnel selection, roles and responsibility definition, organization development, purchasing and sourcing in region, logistics and customs clearance optimization, geographic strategies and coordination with regional management, inventory and warehouse management (when applicable) and managing the Global SCM support team.

Duties & Responsibilities

Global SCM support:

  • Understand the global supply chain organizations operation, structure, challenges and demand.
  • Develop and provide service to the global supply chain organizations
  • Constructively supports operating needs of the respective business units or business lines from a supply chain standpoint – both planned and non-planed ad hoc initiatives and projects.
  • Identify and suggests cost savings opportunities, service and process improvements to the regions, business units and business lines, as appropriate
  • Support the global SCM regions in managing and improving the order fulfilment to ensure on-time delivery
  • Support the global SCM regions in developing cost effective and efficient processes as well as optimizing global utilization of material and resources.
  • Develop and manage supply chain business processes to improve inventory turns, customer service and cost savings metrics
  • Develop the support organizations analytic skills to capitalize on big data analysis
  • Develop the organizations skills to utilize IT tools, technics and technology to perform analysis and optimizations in relevant SCM areas.
  • Develop the organizations technical skills to contribute in value added processes related to global inventor utilization.
  • Work with Corporate Supply Chain to identify and establish long-term strategic relationships with critical suppliers.
  • Develop, implement and maintain department work procedures for all type of global SCM support.
  • Ensure a general good understanding of the regional compliance and company policies when supporting other regions.

    Regional SCM service:

  • Interface with various levels of internal and external supplier management
  • Develop, implement and maintain department work procedures. Identify and implement process improvement for own regional SCM operation
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies as well as all laws/regulations with the defined geography
  • Manage and improve the order fulfilment process to ensure on-time delivery to meet regional demand.
  • Work with Corporate Supply Chain to identify and establish long-term strategic relationships with critical suppliers.
  • Manage local supply base to ensure on-time delivery, lowest total cost of ownership and high product / service quality.
  • Analyze data and publish reports on key performance metrics for own operation
  • Interface with various levels of internal and supplier management.
  • Participate and contribute on corporate Supply Chain initiatives and teams.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies as well as all laws/regulations with the defined geography.
  • Insure coordination and awareness with local country and regional management


  • Carry out associated administrative duty for the direct reportee viz. probation review, conducting appraisal, conducting interviews for recruitment, exit interview, leave approval, expense approval etc.
  • Prepare Competency Matrix for the team and keep it up to date by reviewing it half yearly. Work towards improving the competency Level of the team.
  • Approve Time entry for Team Leads in Primavera P6 and review the accuracy of Time sheets for billing purpose.
  • Promote team spirit, open & transparent work culture.
  • Work towards establishing Operational Excellence at ODC. Support Quality Management System implementation at ODC and drive Continuous Improvement process.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned


Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.


Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.

Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.

Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.




  • Graduation (Bachelor degree) or allied Engineering with minimum eight years of relevant industry experience
  • Managing/Leading SCM team for at least 2 years is a must.
  • Thorough knowledge of inventory planning, procurement and warehouse management concepts.
  • Requires an excellent understanding of supply chain management, competitive analysis, cost analysis, cost avoidance and reduction, negotiation, commodity knowledge, information systems / commerce, and procure to invoice process


  • Conversant with understanding datasheets, drawings, sourcing plans for evaluating correctness and robustness of parts with reference to form-fit-function.
  • Thorough knowledge of ERP systems (PeopleSoft preferred) and Microsoft office products (MS Access preferred)
  • Familiarity with Program management / Project management including exposure with Microsoft Project Management / Primavera P6 is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Strong demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ensures that important information from management is shared with employees and others as appropriate
  • Gives and receives constructive feedback
  • Ensures that regular consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility
  • Highly motivated and ability to work independently
  • Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Able to make decisions in conflicting situation
  • Should be comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Able to manage a wide variety of discrete functions and services

Additional Information

Reporting Relationship

Additional Information

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows.

  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the work place
  • Work surface is stable (flat)

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.




  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

Oceaneering develops products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning.  The company is the world's largest manufacturer and operator of work class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and is also a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, workover control systems, asset integrity services, umbilicals, subsea hardware and tooling.  Oceaneering also serves the aerospace, defense and theme park industries.

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