Materials & Logistics Superintendent

Petrofac International

Sharjah, UAE

Ref: HP021-25

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world's leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.

We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.

Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?



- Support the project team in submission for and the implementation of and adherence to Company and clients project specific HSEQ and legislative requirements.
- Provision of support for, and guidance on, any HSEQ issues associated with the materials and logistics discipline to prevent a negative impact on the environment, or the safety of personnel & equipment.
- Focal point for any materials and logistics requirements necessary within the wells team.
- Provision of support for, and guidance on, any air logistics requirements including GCAA regulatory requirements.
- Provision of support for, and guidance on, any marine logistics requirements including tendering and vessel selection.
- Provision of guidance on any land transport requirements.
- Provision of support for, and guidance on, any materials control requirements.
- Provision of support for Customs clearance and obtaining duty exemption where applicable.
- Offering guidance on, and where necessary taking the lead, in materials and logistics planning issues.
- Management of long lead deliveries and expediting same.
- Management of, and support for, the daily operational logistics requirements.
- Management of, and ensuring legislative compliance, of the offshore generated waste stream.
- Provision of minor ad-hoc procurement disciplines in support of the operation.
- Supporting the generation of cost estimates, AFE's, and cost tracking disciplines, if required.
- Supervision of all members of the materials and logistics discipline in meeting the demands placed upon them.
- Responsible for ensuring the generation of any and all purchase orders/call offs associated with the logistics and materials control discipline.
- Monitoring the logistics and materials control disciplines to ensure that the most cost-effective service provision is being obtained, and where areas of improvement are identified to seek out a solution and to employ any remedial actions.
- To attend, or ensure a suitable deputy is found to attend, any operational or planning meetings that require the support of the logistics and materials discipline.
- Act as a focal point for any external parties (client, 3rd party service provider, other) that may be seeking guidance on issues relating to their interface with our existing materials and logistics processes.
- Development and maintenance of any and all logistics and materials policies and procedures, and the ongoing monitoring of compliance on the same.
- Participate in the inputting and tracking of all project actions and key legislation in Turus®.
- Participate in the inputting and close out of all lessons in Turus®.
- Participate risk reviews and support the documentation as required by the project utilizing Turus®.
- Participate in client project meetings and weekly reporting requirements.
- Safety and environmental inspection visits to well sites.
- Co-ordination of morning and other operational meetings and calls with Field team.
- Weekly operational and cost reporting related to logistics discipline.



- Degree qualified in an engineering discipline (preferable but not essential).
- Extensive experience in Supply Chain Management, with a bias towards the logistics and materials control disciplines.
- Track record of managing all logistics and materials associated with well operation activities to facilitate both onshore and offshore drilling campaigns.
- Well-versed in the complexities associated with marine & aviation chartering.
- High level of knowledge of all legislative issues appertaining to the logistics and materials control discipline within the UAE and Oman.
- Previous experience working on both land and offshore well projects in the UAE or Middle East region.
- An understanding of Well Abandonment activity is desirable.
- Computer literate in MS Office suite, and generic computerized materials management packages.
- Excellent communicator, both verbal and written and confident of presenting at board level.
- Able to work in a team and understand that all users' requirements need to be considered.

About the Company

Petrofac is an international provider of facilities solutions to the oil & gas production and processing industries.

Petrofac delivers services through seven business units: Engineering & Construction, Engineering & Construction Ventures, Engineering Services, Offshore Engineering & Operations, Training, Production Solutions and Energy Developments.

Through these businesses, Petrofac designs and builds oil & gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects.

Petrofac’s range of services meets its customers’ needs across the full life cycle of oil & gas assets.

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