Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Supply & Distribution
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: CAD23 - CAD28 per annum
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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.

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, a large Oil and Gas operator, is currently seeking a Supply Planner for a contract role in Calgary, Alberta. The individual must be local or have their own accommodations, as no LOA is given. The shift is Monday-Friday.


Supply and Logistics team is seeking a Supply Planner to optimize the supply and inventory management of heavy oil products. Reporting to the Manager of Supply & Trading, the successful candidate will be a team player with the ability to take initiative and prioritize shifting requirements. Main objective of this role is to build and facilitate a plan that positions the right products in the right places at the right time across a continually expanding network while optimizing freight and storage costs. 


Core Responsibilities:
  • Optimization of Client site and 3rd party inventories into terminals and Sales Networks
  • Familiarize with and learn new Refinery systems and their requirements
  • Run analytics on logistics models to minimize current logistics costs and explore new opportunities with expanded network
  • Re-Integrate personnel and processes into current supply plans
  • Maintain an overall network view to ensure inventories are optimized and in the correct locations to meet forecasted sales
  • Integrate, facilitate and optimize 3rd party purchases into Supply Plan

Daily Supply & Inventory Management:
  • Responsible for developing Inventory Distribution plan for the Heavy Oil Network and ensuring that the plan is successfully achieved
  • Integrate the Sales Forecast into the Supply plan and drive Supply out to terminals and wholesale markets
  • Ensure plan is being executed through communication with refineries, terminals, and logistics personal
  • Prioritize shipping locations as required. Driven by rack capacity, sales demand, and projected volumes
  • Track and record inventory volumes at Client and 3rd party terminals
  • Maintain the production plan on a weekly basis and host bi-weekly planning meetings
  • Determine balance of terminal fill, retail, and wholesale sales volumes based on sales forecast and operations capacity
  • Prepare forward outlook and forecasting on inventory positions
  • Coordinate between the plant managers, sales, logistics representatives and the refinery to globally manage all product orders to the terminals
  • Daily rail and truck operations support - work closely with logistics to balance movement of product
  • Work with different groups with different priorities 

Management of heavy oil supply inventory reconciliation:
  • Direct contact for all 3rd party suppliers:
  • Liaise between 3rd parties and logistics to manage inbound supply
  • Reconciliation of exchange and supply agreement volumes
  • Provide necessary 3rd party records to accounting
  • Track and report on all 3rd party inventory volumes

  • Update the Crude Run Forecast monthly
  • Update the Position Report monthly
  • Update the Asphalt Nominations Monthly
  • Provide mid-month estimates and submit volume accruals
  • Create and manage inventory and supply dashboards
  • Create and report on supply and operational related KPI's
  • Responsible for updating terminal contracts (freight, handling fees, fuel surcharge)

Must have qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience
  • Strong Excel and Excel modeling skills

Nice to have qualifications:
  • Previous supply chain experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.