Offshore Materials Coordinator at Transocean – Thailand

Transocean is a leading international provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells. The company specializes in technically demanding sectors of the global offshore drilling business with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh environment drilling services, and believes that it operates one of the most versatile offshore drilling fleets in the world. Building on more than 50 years of experience , our employees are focused on safety and premier offshore drilling performance.

Job Details:

Job title:  Offshore Materials Coordinator

Job ID:  2001524

Location:   Houston

Job Description

 **Must be authorized to work in Thailand**

REPORTING: Reports to the Senior Materials Coordinator, Chief Engineer or Maintenance Supervisor

SUPERVISION: Supervises the Assistant Materials Coordinator and Materials Trainee

LOCATION: Offshore Location


-High school diploma or equivalent. Rig-based work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communication may be substituted in lieu of formal education

-Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates

-Basic computer skills


-Coordinate the rig’s materials requisitions, organize and control the warehouse, and maintain the warehouse inventory levels within established guidelines

-Ensure that warehouse activities are carried out in a safe and prudent manner


Materials and Inventory Control:

-Secure the warehouse at all times and allow access only to authorized personnel Authority I

-Receive materials into the warehouse stock and issue parts to departments as needed Authority I

-Liaise with department heads in the preparation of materials requisitions for all parts and equipment; focus on planning to minimize urgent orders; forward approved requisitions to the shore base office Authority II

-Maintain accurate records of received and outstanding requisitions and cargo manifests. Track the progress of Purchase Orders Authority I

-Maintain adequate stock levels of equipment spares and consumables to facilitate the continuous operation of the unit Authority II

-Prepare periodic reports for the Rig Manager and shore-based Materials Manager as required Authority II

-Perform cyclical inventory of stock and maintain the physical inventory in the warehouse Authority I

– Review regularly obsolete and surplus parts and advise Rig Supervisors for follow up Authority II

– Use the computerized system to maintain an accurate inventory of all materials stored on the rig Authority I

– Prepare manifest for all equipment dispatched from the rig either by sea or by air Authority II

– Check for discrepancies in materials received against delivery notes and outward manifest. Issue Procurement Incident Report for incorrect items Authority I

– Assist in the manifesting and control of third-party equipment as required Authority II

– Assist department heads in establishing a realistic minimum/maximum warehouse stock of all shut-down or critical items Authority II

– Provide Fixed Asset Register information to department heads Authority II

– Ensure that all hazardous and non-hazardous wastes are correctly labeled and packaged prior to shipment ashore Authority II


– Incorporate the THINK planning process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team Authority I

– Participate daily in START Process Authority I

– Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed Authority I

– Ensure t h a t subordinates understand and apply guidelines of the Company Quality & HSE Policy Statements and rigspecific procedures Authority I

– Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures Authority I

– Actively participate in the weekly meetings, FOCUS Improvement Process, and all other Company safety management systems Authority I

– Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to supervisor and other department heads Authority I

– Respond to emergency situations as designated on station bill Authority I

– Ensure that cleanliness and housekeeping of warehouse area is maintained at a suitable standard Authority I


– Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix Authority I

– Participate fully in the company’s annual performance appraisal process Authority I

– Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure that they are competent to work at their next job level Authority II

-Assist in training the Assistant Materials Coordinator and Materials Trainee Authority II

-Promote and maintain an effective working relationship and communication with other departments, shore-based materials department, third-party personnel and Client representatives Authority I

-Recommend promotion or disciplinary action up to and including discharge Authority II


Authority I: To act

Authority II: To act but inform supervisor and/or other interested parties

Authority III: To obtain supervisor’s approval before acting

Note: The above is not a complete list of duties but a guide, as tasks and objectives can change depending on needs.

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