Company: Weatherford
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Katy, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     




ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit  www.weatherford.com  and connect with Weatherford on  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  YouTube  and  Facebook .

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Performs assignments related to the procurement of materials from suppliers that are broad in nature with some latitude for reviewed action.  Responsible for selecting and negotiating with approved vendors, assuring the timeliness of delivery and accuracy of orders, and following up with vendors when there is a problem with delivery.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Purchase quality products with timely deliveries at the best price.

Expedite current purchase orders for delivery.

Process and communicate NCR reports with suppliers.

Negotiate contracts for services.

Review and approve technical and administrative content of purchasing documentation.

Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

Provide information to the General Manager, as required, for monthly reports.

Perform all clerical requirements, as needed, with reference to specific responsibilities.

Develop reliable sources of supply and sound supplier relationships.

Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and other to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

May supervise lower level Buyers.

Maintain ethical conduct with all supplier relations.

Maintain open communication lines with other departments.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Perform various other duties as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

General computer knowledge.

Must have reading, writing and math skills.

Buying experience with raw materials and machine parts.

Good verbal communication skills.

Familiarization with manufacturing and service environment.

Purchasing and negotiating skills.

General computer knowledge.

Individual must be able to follow instructions.

Should be able to work and interact with all levels of personnel.

Minimum 8 years of buying experience

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Preferred:

JDE Operating Systems experience preferred

Knowledge of ProE or 3D Modeling Software a plus

Prior experience in a supervisory role.

 

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.

 

At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.

               

                Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more. 

 

 

Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.