Materials Management Specialist
John Crane
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
8h ago

Job Description

John Crane Business Solutions is the John Crane Centre of Excellence for Maintenance Consultancy, Condition Monitoring and Materials Management Services.

This provides the opportunity for an individual, with the appropriate skills and interest, to play a key role in the development and delivery of this business stream.

As part of a dynamic team the Materials Management Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of a client project relating to materials and spare parts.

The individual will be familiar with material management processes used during the delivery of maintenance management systems or enterprise resource planning solutions.

They will have experience of the processes used to determine the optimal level of materials stock holding. A good technical knowledge of a variety of production and service equipment and materials procedures.

A practical knowledge of customer ERP systems solutions from a management, user, or implementation perspective. They will follow the defined John Crane process and procedures to ensure consistency in delivering projects.

They will have experience in the Energy or heavy industry sector and be conversant with quality management systems and their controls.

The candidate will be a team player and accustomed to working to deadlines and budgets. They should have strong data manipulation management skills with experience using SQL databases, Access & Excel.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Understand relevant Strategy, Criticality, FMECA etc. documentation and ensure compliance.
  • Analyse and report on Level of Repair Analysis (LoRA) for projects.
  • Record and quality check materials data from project suppliers.
  • Develop Equipment and Task Bills of Materials (BOMs).
  • Develop standardised material descriptions to agreed standards using in house software.
  • Using in house software to make recommendations to optimise customer materials stock levels.
  • Identify missing spares and recommend min / max stock levels.
  • Provide detailed interim project reports as required by client.
  • Create data load files for materials / spares to an agreed format, compatible with the client’s CMMS.
  • Work within the requirements of the client’s System.
  • Ensure the strict adherence to Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental management systems across the business.
  • Diversity & Inclusion

    We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics.

    We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

    The Individual

  • Extensive materials management experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of issues affecting stock optimisation (LoRA, Materials Management, Logistics & Criticality)
  • An in depth understanding of materials management practices and systems.
  • Ability to manage small project teams within a larger team environment.
  • Good communicator at all levels.
  • High level of PC-literacy and familiar with Microsoft Office applications. Expert database knowledge.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Organisational ability.
  • A recognized Engineering Qualification is preferable, or equivalent experience.
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