Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Materials Management
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Alberta, Canada

Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Repairs Coordinator for a 2 year contract in Strathcona County, AB. 


Ensure excess materials returned to the warehouse are processed timely and find further opportunities on-site to generate value back to the organization.  Facilitate materials repairs in a timely manner

Abstract/Main Responsibilities

The Supply Chain (SC) organization provides end-to-end materials management services to clients:  requisitioning, logistics coordination, receiving, storage, kitting/staging, and deliveries for maintenance jobs and repairs/returns.

The Returns Coordinator is accountable for ensuring materials no longer required by the business line (B/L) are handled and processed timely to drive value for the organization

  • Work with B/L to determine future needs for surplus materials
  • Accountable to develop and own the process for the B/L to drop off material for returns processing
    • Follow local controls criteria for returns, including return to stock, Materials on Hold (MOH), returns to vendor, investment recovery, transfers, buybacks, etc.
    • Ensure timely processing to monetize returns
    • Complete paperwork required for B/L and/or SC endorsements and approvals as needed
  • Oversee material returns activities completed by the third party warehouse service provider, including returns pick-up, processing, and coordinating shipping of materials
  • Work with B/L on-site to identify opportunities for excess materials currently managed by B/L
  • Work with the local Acquisitions/Contract team to facilitate adding buyback clause language in new and existing material agreements.
  • Manage open quarantine list and resolve issues timely
  • Steward returns to ensure credits are processed and closed
  • Report status and provide metrics to B/L as required
Interface with vendor & arrange logistics as required:

  • Work with vendors to facilitate material return process
  • Steward returns to ensure credits are processed and closed timely and accurately
  • Interface with vendors and B/L on repairs of materials where applicable
    • Provide guidance to B/L on repair vs. buy new options
  • Create repair purchase requisition and oversee PO creation
  • Arrange with designated warehouse shipper to have materials shipped off-site
  • Work with vendors on status updates and steward materials returned back to site upon repair completion
  • Work with Global Inventory Management (GIM) and buyers where item is no longer repairable and new purchase is required

  • Strong knowledge of Purchase to Pay, and warehouse operations processes
  • General knowledge of SAP returns processing
  • General knowledge and application of materials, how and where materials are used in the plant
  • Advanced time management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Influencing with and without authority

  • B/L planners, schedulers, and field execution personnel
  • Buyers
  • Acquisitions/Contract Team
  • Inventory management analysts
  • Investment recovery analyst
  • Vendors
  • Material coordinator
  • Global Business Service Centres
  • Warehouse service provider attendants

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.