Company: Shell
Skills: Materials Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Mobile, Alabama, United States
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Job Description

Where you fit

If you're highly ambitious, safety-conscious, and thrive in complex and uncertain situations, this role will help you grow and develop in a business that encourages both personal and professional development where you'll be part of some of the most ground-breaking projects anywhere in the industry.

What's the role?

The Site Materials Lead will be responsible for development and delivery of the site materials management strategy, from high-level planning through team's tactical execution of all warehouse operations across the manufacturing site. Key responsibilities include: ensure HSSE Goal Zero, strategic and tactical materials planning, driving key materials considerations for contracting and business tactics in the field, customer-focused warehouse operations, commercially-minded inventory management, and investment recovery. All activities seek to ensure that the site has the right part, at the right place at the right time, supporting the safe and affordable 24/7 operations of the facility.

Site Materials Lead must leverage strong relationship-building skills, creativity, Continuous Improvement (CI) mindset, knowledge, and experience to develop business relationships and materials strategy that deliver value in end-to-end material supply chain in support of the Maintenance, Turnarounds, and Projects teams.


  • Drive site materials management strategy proactively with touchpoints in numerous arenas (across the site, local materials vendors, regional/global CP/MM colleagues, etc.); Supervise safe, efficient, and accurate execution of the strategy/warehouse operations (receiving, put-aways, repairs, issues, deliveries, returns, storage, preservation) and resources in accordance with Global MM and Mobile Site Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Responsible for all stock and non-stock material supply chain and proper material supply to Norco and Mobile across the Maintenance, Turnarounds, and Projects teams.
  • Engage with business counterparts to develop Major Maintenance, Turnaround and Project support plans. Complete and approve StageIt agreements for each Project, Major Maintenance event and Turnaround event. Strategically dedicate warehouse space and determine appropriate facility and additional resources/considerations for each event. Close out in real time to maintain currency in direct charge materials, ensure optimal opportunity for investment recovery for unused materials, and to keep maximum availability of space for future needs.
  • Represent materials management in key meetings. Proactively engage with members of each of the site's organizations, and at multiple levels. Seek to understand materials requirements, feedback on barriers and MM team performance.
  • Serve as focal point for / provide information on status of accounts for warehouse inventory accounts for the plant. Focal for numerous audits.
  • Develop Materials Management team's commerciality and front-end impact to local and regional contracting strategies to enable most value in the end-to-end supply chain. Trend RtP/supply chain issues and escalate to the right entity for resolution with clear recommendations for next steps.
  • Lead development of monthly safety engagement plan for the CP/MM team, guide safety toolbox meetings, coach CP/MM team members to contribute & hold warehousing contractor accountable to deliver impactful training for the team. Instill a safety culture characterized by respectful intervention/response, knowledge, willingness to ask questions and sound risk/hazard assessment.


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world's growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business. Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Minimum five (5+) years' experience in direct inventory, logistics, supply chain, and warehouse.
  • Must have SAP experience.
  • Strong relationship management and collaboration skills to understand/anticipate needs and problems and influence appropriately.
  • Strong problem solving and change leadership skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory, and team building skills.
  • Strong communication, writing and computer application skills.
  • Inventory analysis, systems skills and implementation planning.



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