Materials Coordinator

Requisition ID: 275737 

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Accompanied 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Vadodara 

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.                                                                                                                                                


BechtelIndia is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


Project Overview: 

The Materials Coordinator (MC) implements the Project Material Management Plan (MMP) and coordinates the Specification, Identification and Quantification work processes with Engineering and Construction during front-end activities in the Project office. The MC ensures consistent material identification methodology and clearly defined commodity work process responsibilities between project functions that allow for an efficient and economical purchase and supply process. On most projects, the MC may transition to the jobsite as part of the Site Procurement organization to perform materials coordination responsibilities and track the availability of materials to support the construction schedule. 


Job Dimensions:

Supervision Received: 

The MC reports to and receives operational direction from the Material Manager. The MC receives functional guidance from The Global Business Unit (GBU) Manager of Materials Management. 


Supervision Exercised:



Contacts During the course of the Project:

The MC maintains direct working relationships with Project Controls, Discipline Engineers, Procurement, Automation Support, Construction Teams, Multi-Project Acquisition Groups, Suppliers, and Customer representatives.



  • Identify and help resolve any deviations to the Materials Management Plan and obtain approval for any changes to the plan during the execution of the Project. 
  • Understand the materials components of the Project Automation Plan used by functional groups and monitor related data transfers between the groups.
  • Understand construction activities and the advance work package structure for the Project.
  • Ensure the material identification methodology permits accurate status and distribution of materials according to the priority and sequence of construction schedule and activities. 
  • Work with functional groups to determine the best strategy for fabricated systems that will provide the best overall value for the Project.
  • Identify any “special” or potentially lengthy approval requirements that could impact the timely issuance of the key engineering deliverables that drive the materials work process. 
  • Assist Engineering in identifying all critical design drawings and data required from Suppliers that may affect the timely issuance of other design deliverables or are needed by Construction ahead of material deliveries. 
  • Facilitate Engineering implementation of the Project component numbering approach (including tagged materials, bulk materials, and spares) as required for sound materials management practices and the project Automation Plan. 
  • Work with Engineering to verify that material requisitions clearly identify all required materials per the BOM on drawings.  
  • Monitors Procurement reports and activities to ensure that purchasing and expediting are working effectively to maintain milestone schedule dates and works on mitigation plans where there are gaps.


Job Knowledge:

  • Advanced knowledge of all procurement operations related to the management of materials at area, regional, temporary and jobsite office locations.
  • Knowledge of how to manage material fabricators.
  • Knowledge in Field Engineering and Construction activities, and knowledge of Standard Work Process Procedures related to materials management functions.
  • Knowledge of all Engineering disciplines, the work process and the deliverables produced. Knowledge of applicable Bechtel policies, instructions, and Procurement procedures and guidelines.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of the Digital Supply Chain System, Engineering tools and other project data systems preferred.
  • Prior experience in major global, direct hire and contract management projects, which include Engineering, Procurement, and materials control activities.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access skills preferred.



Experience in Materials Management for greater than 12 years and considered a Subject Matter Expert in multiple areas of Supply Chain Management. More than 4 years of Supervisory Experience.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.