Junior Consultant - Materials Specialist

Our Reliability & Maintenance Client, based in Aberdeen, is looking for a Junior Consultant – Materials Specialist to join their team on a 6 month contract basis, with potential for extension. The role will include providing technical advice on the suitability of Materials, within a team environment, on a Bills of Materials Optimisation project.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Develop and coordinate initiatives and activities to improve the Clients Material Management Processes, analytical approaches and special processing to meet the needs for global customers

  • Providing technical advice about the suitability of materials
  • Advising on the adaptability of a plant to new processes and materials;
  • Advising on spares required for maintenance and repairs
  • Selecting the best combination of materials for specific purposes;
  • Supervising the work of materials engineering technicians and other staff;
  • Considering the costs implications of materials used and alternatives, in terms of both time and money;
  • Ability to write effective procedures and supplement plant personnel in actually writing operating and maintenance procedures


If your application is short listed for interview, we will provide at the interview stage further details about this role.

Education, Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Robust Knowledge in Materials Management
  • Familiarisation and ability interpret P&ID, PFD and Cause & Effect Chart
  • Knowledge in RAM Analysis
  • Knowledge in Reliability Engineering
  • Proficient in the use of CMMS Platforms (SAP & MAXIMO)
  • Use of computer applications (MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Access & MS Project)

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge in Process Safety
  • Project Management skills
  • Ergonomics and Human Management


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