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Buyer - Aftermarket Sales and Services

Tesco Corporation
Updated: Mar 13 2013
Desired Expertise: Materials Management , Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, MRP,
Experience: 5+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: USD 50K - 70K per annum
Location: Houston, TX, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

TESCO Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and service delivery of drilling solutions and equipment for the upstream energy industry.   Through our 2,000 extraordinary employees we cover the globe; North America, Latin America, Europe, West Africa, the former Soviet Union, the Middle East & Asia. As the Drilling Innovation Company™ for nearly 20 years, TESCO has been dedicated to innovative solutions from concept to commerciality.  At TESCO, we seek to change the way wells are drilled, by delivering safer and more efficient solutions that add real value by reducing the nonproductive time drilling for, and producing, oil and natural gas. Our product and service offerings consist mainly of equipment sales and services to drilling contractors and oil and natural gas operating companies throughout the world.  TESCO is a progressive thinking company and has become a significant presence in the industry.

We lead in the following business segments:
1.      Top Drive Manufacture and Service
2.      After Market Sales and Services.
3.      Tubular Services

We are headquartered in Houston, Texas and proudly serve our domestic and international clientele through our offices in Houston, Calgary, Mexico City, Moscow, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta as well as other locations in over 20 countries.  TESCO is committed to its employees' safety and well-being throughout the operations of these business segments. At TESCO, we are different, by design, who are not afraid to challenge the status quo through our innovation, efficiency, professionalism, and work ethic-, something we call TESCOCITY™, a driving force which cannot be ignored.  Through this application process we are building a company of individuals that, too, embody these ideals and are prepared to become the TESCO leaders of tomorrow.


Position Description:

Position:   Buyer, Aftermarket Sales & Services
Location:   Houston, Texas

Objectives of the Position:
The Aftermarket Sales & Services Buyer will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a supplier base to support TESCO's Global Aftermarket Supply Chain which has recently been relocated to Houston.  This position will require a dedicated, high energy, driven individual capable of identifying, qualifying and establishing supply agreements with multiple suppliers for a variety of oilfield services material and equipment. This position will be responsible for the purchasing and expediting of required materials and parts in accordance with TESCO's Global Aftermarket Sales & Services objectives.  

Responsible to:   Global Aftermarket Materials Manager  

Internal Relationships: Business Unit Customer Service Representatives, Supply Chain Managers and After Market Sales & Service Managers; Warehouse Coordinators, Strategic Sourcing Director, TESCO Manufacturing Production, Material Planning, and Purchasing Department; Global Inventory Manager and Engineering

External Relationships: Vendors, Suppliers, Logistics & Warehousing

Educational Qualifications:
• Post-Secondary Education and/or Professional Designation
• Supply Chain or Material Management training would be considered an asset

Principal Tasks:
• Establish a strong supplier base with supply agreements
• Negotiate price and delivery, place orders for products and services
• Continually look to establish TESCO's position as low cost provider
• Continually look to enhance TESCO's supplier base
• Perform supplier visits and audits from time to time
• Manages the communication of all materials and information to the vendor, including:  
o Manufacturing drawings and specifications
o Revisions and ICD (ECN) information that is applicable to the work-in-process
o Forgings, billets and raw materials supplied by Tesco
o Tesco QC Inspection requirements
o Vendor Technical Queries & engineering responses
• Expedites the supply of material in accordance with the contracted delivery date and customer required date
• Informs the Customer Service Representative and Business Units of material slippage and delays
• Use of MRP to identify parts demand requirements to fulfill Aftermarket demands
• Adheres to TESCO Purchasing procedures and processes
• Works to ensure a safe and cost effective enterprise      

Specific Expertise:
• Strong computer skills (including Microsoft Office suite of products)
o Minimum 3 years' experience with MRP, MRPII.
• General understanding of Receiving, Inventory Management and Warehousing best practices and protocol
• Minimum 5 years purchasing experience in oilfield services environment

Competencies Required For Effective Performance:
• Ability to manage multiple tasks of competing priority simultaneously, efficiently and independently
• Self-directed and work with minimal supervision
• Must excel in a demanding, fast-paced environment
• Strong organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail
• Ability to drive and maintain target dates
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Ability to take direction and occasionally assume a leadership role
• Desire to support a cohesive team work environment

This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

This position is no longer open for new applications. Either the position has expired or was removed because it was filled. However, there are thousands of other great jobs to be found on Rigzone.

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