Materials Coordinator

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Materials Coordinator on a 4/4 rotation based in Basra, Iraq.



  • Facilitate the shipping of products from designated collection location to end destination
  • Coordination of all Transportation requirements, including loading and unloading, personnel and in gauge and out of gauge transport
  • Coordination with end destination for the receipt of materials and completion of required documentation
  • Preparation for Load reports and load plans to ensure safe and secure cargo
  • Liaison with Quality Assurance, Quality control and HSE to ensure compliance with company and Client
  • Communication with warehouse facilities to ensure capacity is in line with material arrival and storage plans
  • Manages activities throughout the order fulfilment and transportation cycle to make sure established deadlines are met and reported to stake holders
  • Streamlines shipping and transportation processes
  • Management of Material Trackers to ensure end to end visibility for all materials under delivery to designated sites in Kazakhstan
  • Control Inventory within warehouse including Material Issue Vouchers, Material Movement Tickets, Min/Max levels and Inventory counts to maximise efficiency and availability
  • Coordinates all Customs processes under TCO exemption certification, including reporting to customs as to location of materials at any given time
  • Movement of materials between Customs regions
  • Issues Stock reports on a weekly basis to all stakeholders
  • Reporting to client on delivery schedules and material availability
  • Populating materials data into Client materials database and receiving system
  • Managing freight under importation and also local delivery cycles

Skills / Qualifications

  • Preferably educated to a high standard
  • Certification in Customs processes and Procedures knowledge of Material control ERP and MRP systems
  • Previous experience in Oil and Gas Materials Control, Transportation and Logistics
  • Previous experience in Customs processes and Procedures globally but especially in Kazakhstan
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Good general PC skills
  • Prior experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Customs standards and procedures
  • Team Management Skills
  • Works closely with internal teams, third party logistics providers, brokers, freight forwarders, and trade advisory consultants to ensure global trade compliance.
  • Confidentiality and trustworthiness
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Proactive
  • Approachable
  • Ability to multi task
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision making ability
  • Organisational skills
  • Procedural mindset
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Understanding of quality management principles
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to analyse data and understand connections
  • Talent for recognising the opportunities for process improvement in those connections

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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