Vacancies » Senior SCM Engineer-ref # 859

Senior SCM Engineer-ref # 859

RAC Ashford Ltd. is looking for:
A Senior SCM Engineer

Scope of work:

Senior SCM Engineer for Floating winds project or alternatively Oil & Gas project
He/she manages procurement of complex “engineered” materials and/or services as allocated by the Project SCM Manager
He/she is globally responsible and accountable for the final delivery of the materials/services as per the requirements of the Project: technical specification, safety performance, budget, schedule, quality, contractual risks, etc.
He/she coordinates with other disciplines (Engineering, QA, QC & HSE) to ensure all requirements are included in pre-qualification and tender documents – including contractual flowdowns - and prepare/issue the Request for Quotation to the suppliers of the Bidders list using SAP Ariba tool.
He/she coordinates with other disciplines to ensure the review and the clarification of all bids (he/she runs contractual, commercial and schedule analysis and he/she liaises and coordinates with other disciplines for on-time review and clarification of technical, quality and HSE sections).
He/she is responsible and accountable to finalise the bid summary and make the recommendation to the Project SCM Manager and to the Project Manager.
He/she performs commercial negotiation and ensure the best deal for The Client.
Award Management
He/she prepares the Subcontract document
He/she prepares the Supplier Commitment Approval (SCA) and the contractual deviation matrix for Management approval
He/she creates PR & PO in SAP and expedites their approval.
He/she ensures Subcontract signature in Docusign
Post Award Management
He/she understands the requirements of the Project (scope of work, delivery schedule, budget, flow-down conditions) and how the PO integrates in the Project execution plan and interfaces with other Project activities.
He/she understands the product and the execution strategy of the Supplier, its procurement and subcontracting strategy, the key engineering and manufacturing steps and the associated risks.
He/she understands the risks of the PO and proactively develop mitigation measures with the relevant project stakeholders.
He/she defines the convergence plan of the PO and identify the key gates, associated dates and readiness conditions. He/she uses the convergence plan to monitor the progress of the PO and to communicate priorities to Project stakeholders and expedite their actions. He/she promptly reacts on delays.
He/she organizes necessary audits, KOM and PPMs. He/she monitors and expedites the progress of the Supplier documentation (issuance by the Supplier and review / approval by S7 and Client) and the timely treatment of Technical Queries, Deviation Requests and Non-Compliance Reports.
He/she raises the awareness of the Project Team on PO issues that could affect the performance of the Project and lead their resolution with the support of the relevant project stakeholders.
He/she reports to the Project SCM Manager and is the focal point of contact with the Supplier for all commercial, contractual, progress and coordination matters.
He/she liaises with the Package Manager to understand the interfaces of the PO with other project activities and to include the associated constraints in the contract.
He/she coordinates and liaises with other functions that have a contributing role to the final delivery of PO.
He/she works in straight collaboration and team spirit with the Technical Owner and the Quality Owner and develop with them a sense of co-ownership for the delivery of the PO.
He/she is the PO Owner. He/she doesn’t have full knowledge and expertise of all aspects of the PO but he/she shall mobilize and coordinate all necessary resources inside and outside the Project to ensure the safe, timely, on budget and compliant delivery of the PO.
Prepare and issue the shipment documentation to the transit agent. Ensure a close relation with the transit agent to allow the anticipation of the release of the goods.
Check Suppliers invoices and the final account, obtain the corresponding close out certificate from Suppliers.
He/she is responsible to organise the Lessons Learnt sessions and reports during the execution of the PO and/or at the end of the PO.
For all the above, he/she shall follow SCM processes and implement and use SCM department tools.


Operate within the Buisness Code of Conduct
Operate according to The Client’s Management Principle
Is not authorised to commit the Company on his/her own. Any commitment with third parties must be authorised by budget holders.
Negotiations with all Subcontractors/Suppliers.


Professional Bodies : All Subcontractors/Suppliers
Customers: through PMT

GPC & AP SCM Functional Team
Project Directors / Managers
Package Managers
Technical Owners
QA/QC Owners
Project HSEQ Manager
SCM Category Managers / Leads
Project Contract Manager

Degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering or Business) or qualified by Experience
Is no required to solve technical issues (role of the Technical Owner) but shall be able to understand technical discussions and to measure potential associated commercial or schedule impacts.
Is “cost saving” oriented, and capable of challenging requests.
Have a good knowledge of the offshore industry and its specificities and of complex items.
Demonstrate good communication skills and is a team player.

Suresnes (Paris Region) France
Some travel worldwide are likely.

Starting date:

6 months (renewable)


English totally fluent

If you are interested, please make sure that we have your up-to-date CV and dates of availability and expected daily rate.

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