Drilling Materials Coordinator - VR/29934

Status: Permanent
Location: Offshore (North Sea)
Rate: Available Upon Request

A Drilling Materials Coordinator is required on a contract basis until July 2025 for a reputable operator. The role will be based on a North Sea platform on a 3/3 rotation.


As Drilling Materials Coordinator, you will coordinate of all the company’s operational materials and equipment requirements and requisitions, as well as organise and control equipment rental inventory along with daily operational costs.


Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with the Senior Drilling Supervisor, Drilling Superintendent, Drilling Engineers, and onshore Logistics Team in the call off of equipment, materials and personal to ensure they arrive in a timely manner at the rig site.
  • Working with the team in tracking, controlling and minimising logistical costs, monitoring of vessel and helicopter usage, reducing wherever possible.
  • Managing and optimising vessel load out to reduce standby equipment time and improve deck loading plans.
  • Using Kabal software tracking to optimise equipment returns.
  • Booking all drilling personnel helicopter flights, liaising with operational and support staff.
  • Focusing on planning to minimise urgent shipment of equipment as far as practical and forwarding approved requisition to the Onshore Logistics Team.
  • Preparing and distributing daily operations and logistics look-ahead as directed.
  • Maintaining accurate records of received and outstanding requisitions and cargo manifests and tracking purchase orders.
  • Performing cyclical inventory of stock and rental equipment and maintain the physical inventory at the rig site.
  • Regularly reviewing the obsolete and surplus rental equipment, materials and advising the Offshore Senior Drilling Supervisor for follow up.
  • Using the Kabal and SAP systems system to maintain an accurate inventory of all rental equipment, materials and third party’s equipment at the rig site and that of any equipment, materials round tripped on boats.
  • Preparing and updating drilling tool and equipment rental costs for daily reporting.
  • Physical checking for discrepancies in equipment, materials received against delivery notes and outward-bound manifests.
  • Assisting in procurement incidents, issues and reporting of incorrect delivery notes and manifests.
  • Assisting in the manifesting and control of third-party equipment and material.
  • Ensuring that all hazardous and non-hazardous wastes are correctly labelled and packaged prior to shipping ashore.
  • Maintaining an accurate log of all containers and third-party equipment lifting and operational certifications.
  • Participating in meetings relating to materials and logistics activities.
  • Liaising with Deck Leader on deck management issues and assisting with identification of lift prioritisation.
  • Daily logistics lookahead with boat and helicopter movements.


Applicants to this role require:

  • Appropriate offshore experience in drilling industry.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid UK Offshore Medical, BOSIET and MIST.
  • Valid Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and Sea certification.
  • Remote logistics management.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP systems.

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