JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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Material Manager

 The Material Manager manages all materials activities on major projects; participates with Project Management Team in pre-planning and constructability efforts prior to mobilization; devises the Project Materials Plan which coordinates the definition, acquisition and distribution processes in support of the Project Execution Plan; defines the application of internal and external interfaces; manages all Material Management Services field operations, including system administration.

The incumbent must be able to complete initial training in San Antonio, TX, followed by relocation to a project site based on the needs of the organization.


  • Implements Procurement and Materials Department guidelines and policies.  Develop program to distribute, train and monitor for compliance.  

  • Develop and manage the project materials mobilization and demobilization efforts

  • Interview, hire, train personnel to staff project materials and data entry positions

  • Performance management planning and salary action review activities for all field Materials Management personnel

  • Manage project Logistics functions for inbound – outbound shipments  

  • Develop and manage materials related responsibilities between the following groups; Procurement, Expediting, Data Interface, Project Management, Client requirements, Partner (JV) requirements, and Sub-Contractors  

  • Interface and communicate with; project and home office Management, reporting Staffs, project Crafts, Expediting and Support Services.  

  • Develop and direct Engineered and consumable programs for field utilization 

  • Oversight responsibility for materials system entry and resolution of supplier or other data issues

  • Supports Advanced Work Packaging activities and processes 

  • Maintains OS&D (Over Short or Damage) and MSO (Miscellaneous Shipping Order) documentations and logs.  

  • Responsible for PM (Preventative Maintenance) tracking system and issuance – entry of work orders for inventory equipment requiring PM.  Craft PM Staff may be assigned to Materials Manager if directed by Project Management. 

  • Coordinate and report Procurement and Materials Department metrics and performance.  

  • Coordinate surplus disposal at projects.


  • 3+ years’ experience in material management including management of multiple team members

  • Experience in inventory management in capital construction environment

  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams

  • Strong Communication skills

  • Must be able to relocate to a project site based on the needs of the organization


  • Experience in work package planning/bill of material development

  • Understanding of technical documents and drawings related to industrial construction materials and equipment

  • Oracle Procurement/Inventory Experience desirable

  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills


Employee will be required to communicate in person, via telephone, email, video chat and software systems.  Position will be based from an on-site office on construction sites and industrial facilities requiring mobility (on ground and at heights) and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and work boots.


Employee will work in multiple environments including an office, warehouse and in a trailer or building on sites.  On work sites noise levels will be moderate to high.  Job site will contain: light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools, people standing, walking, sitting, signaling and talking, bells whistles and alarms.

The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Material Manager position. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.

Zachry Group is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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