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Drilling Logistics Supervisor in St. John's at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Design Group Staffing is currently seeking a Drilling Logistics Supervisor for our client based in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Job Description:

The Drilling Logistics Supervisor, as part of the Projects, Drilling & Exploration Procurement group, has overall responsibilities for providing logistical and materials management services. Manages the day-to-day logistical business, including, but not limited to, implementing logistics strategies, supervising drilling logistics contractor staff, material control functions, inventory management, and coordinating material movements to offshore or onshore rig locations. The drilling supervisor works under the day to day direction of the Drilling Operations Superintendent in-country, and is responsible to the Drilling Superintendent for functional matters.


  • Assess in country logistical requirements and align with Drill Team on base business service’s needs, objectives and requirements.
  • Supervise supply base/warehouse operations and maintain a consistent level of logistics and procurement support of international drilling activities.
  • Primary contact with custom officials and freight forwarding companies for import/export clearance of materials and equipment.
  • Maintain appropriate import/export records and required documentation for internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with contract tendering exercises for supply base/warehouse facilities, marine vessels, aviation (fixed and rotary wing), stevedoring, and custom-clearing agents.
  • Maintain performance-tracking records of supply base operations and logistics source contracts.
  • Ensure that logistics operations are in conformance with all company environmental, health, safety, and security requirements.
  • Comply with local in-country regulations, and PSC/JOA (Production Sharing Contract/Joint Operating Agreement) requirements.
  • Assure compliance with Delegation of Authority Guide (DOAG), Controls, and Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) standards and requirements.
  • Periodically perform internal assessment to assure compliance with controls.
  • Manage and report effectiveness for logistics managed activities


  • Minimum 5 years working experience in supply and logistics, preferably in international frontier operations;
  • Exploration drilling experience in harsh environment MODU operations is desirable
  • Experience working in Operations, preferably Drilling support activities and related materials, equipment and services;
  • Experienced in starting up new operations in a truly remote frontier region;
  • Experience in material handling equipment (cranes, forklifts);
  • Strong analytical and communication skills; Good interpersonal / team skills;
  • Must be extremely flexible and adaptable to various working and living conditions;


If you are interested, please apply directly online or submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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