Materials Coordinator I (4256)

Materials Coordinator I (4256)

Baton Rouge, LA
5+ years
Pay rate: 
DOE (Depends on experience)
Position filled
Job description: 

The Materials Coordinator will perform and\or manage all of theactivities necessary to enable effective end-to-end coordination of materials in support of Projects.

Acts as the interface between the business unit and procurement. Actively interacts with planning, inventory, vendors, buyers and maintenance on a daily basis by providing customer support, effective & timely communication, alignment with business practices/controls and a high level of materials and services fulfillment for site maintenance activities.


• Verify materials availability for all scheduled outage/planned and emergent work, Provide supply chain input into Plant/Mine equipment maintenance strategies where requested

• Coordinate effective and efficient logistics requirements for Routine and Shutdown work

• Consult with Procurement, OEM and vendors to develop best practices, procedures and standards with respect to materials availabilitye

• Provide frequent updates on material availability to required parties (i.e. business, supply chain) and Lead in root cause analysis for failld supply chain processes

• Identify opportunities to consume Business Line Materials and destock inventory (utilize stock on hand)

• Influence B/L to select materials on hand or from preferred vendors

• Utilize proper material code with an agreement supplier

• Utilize proper material code with a non-agreement supplier

•Working in the Planner Cockpit (SAP PM rather than MM Module)

• Responsible for P2P recycle, identifying root causes, and driving resolutions

• Coordinate with logistics coordinator for timely material delivery

• Timely requisitions for break ins

• MDG requester for master data changes and improvements

• Provide guidance and assistance to the requester and supplier for getting a Vendor Master record created in SAP

• Identify SAP data issues


• 7-10 years of closely related professional experience

• Bachelors' degree preferred

• Broad knowledge of SAP material catalogs and search tools

• General knowledge of how and where materials are used in the plant • Advanced time management skills

• Problem solving skills

• Advanced written and oral communications skills

• Influencing with and without authority

• Organization skills