This position provides materials support and leadership during the engineering design, execution, and/or commissioning phase(s) of one or more projects.
Working with minimal supervision, this position identifies material needs and lead times, generates requisitions, manages materials database and communicates material issues to project team.
Works directly with the project team to develop material ordering strategy and manage that strategy for the duration of the project.
Develops current material lead times and provides those durations to the project PCE for implementation into the schedule.
Advises project manager on prioritization of materials and develops expediting strategies.
Ensures successful completion of assigned project phases within the budgeted time and cost constraints.
Independently makes decisions on material delivery and impact on schedule and advises project manager.
Leads efforts to resolve project materials issues, identifies work process improvements and serves as the functional expert within the organization.
Using independent judgment and discretion, investigates problems and requirements of projects and develops and implements appropriate solutions.
Provides direction to expediting, procurement, transportation and project team on project specific material requirements.
Leads project teams in all issues related to material management to improve overall project cost & schedule effectiveness.
Alerts team members of any deviations or other problems that may impact project cost and schedule effectiveness.
Working closely with the project manager and other team members, lead the project team in all issues related to material management, to improve overall project cost & schedule effectiveness.
Prepares required reports, documents, spreadsheets, databases, graphs, cost estimates and summaries to communicate project progress or results.
May train end users on system use, document management or similar.
Degree in a technical or business field is desired, but not required.
3+ years of experience in database management, technical document control, and project support experience is desired.
Computer knowledge - proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
Experience with SAP software preferred.
Some travel is required (less than 10%).
The Linde Group