Material Engineer (Cataloguing)

Vacancy number • PUB408715

  • Reviews all SPIR's initiated by project engineering and Sponsoring departments to ensure technical data provided are supported with equipment datasheets, drawings, specification sheets in support of Purchasing specifications.
  • Create SAP Material Master records and ensure no duplicate records are created and approve templates / descriptions.
  • Review SPF's raised by end users, to ensure they are as per set criteria. Identify existing items from Material Master to avoid duplication and approve classification templates / descriptions for new records.

About this role

  • Ensure text PR's are processed with adequate specification and allocated to Purchasing within the agreed Time frame.
  • Ensure all technical commodity equipment and spares are SAP coded.
  • Review and resolve purchasing issues of stock materials against CNR's (Complaint Notification Report) arising due to "Not to Spec" through physical / document verification or supplier justification.
  • Support purchasing agreements team for commodity specification, equipment lists.
  • Carry out mass uploads in SAP MM on request and contribute for system upgrades.
  • Implement Standardization of technical specifications of similar materials to optimize similar materials being stocked and identify items that can be made generic.
  • Liaise with vendors, manufacturers, buyers, material coordinators and end-users.
  • Maintenance of Material Master Data parameters and resolve technical issues including pre-quote, post order and obsolescence raised by suppliers / manufacturers ensuring specifications are in line with current products available in the market and meet company requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain periodic management reports as and when required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in E&I (Electronic and Instrumentation) Engineering.
  • 8 years’ experience in plant maintenance in Oil & Gas, Petroleum, Petrochemical and Engineering industry with 5 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Exposure to supply chain environment preferred in handling plant engineering equipment, spares, piping materials, etc.
  • Working experience in SAP MM or similar ERP (Maximo, Oracle, etc.) is required.
  • Design, engineering, technical evaluation experience and all-round expertise of respective discipline.
  • Well-versed and Thorough knowledge in relevant international standards API, ASME. ISA, NEMA, IEEE, IEC, NFPA, BASEEFA, ATEX, ANSI, ASTM, TEMA, BS and related codes & statutory regulations.
  • Proficient in technical bid analysis, evaluation concepts and related project management techniques.
  • Extensive working exposure to Spare Parts Interchangeability Records (SPIR), material specifications, codes & standards, and statutory regulations.
  • Exposure in developing equipment material requisition and description with experience in cataloguing techniques and structures with an objective to standardization and variety reduction.
  • Leadership and motivation skills with the ability to proactively resolve problems.
  • Must work independently to achieve schedule and targets.
  • Good problem-solving skills, technical communication skills and interpersonal skills.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in QAR Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 9 Hours/ 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • Dec. 2024, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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