Company: Weatherford
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
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.


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  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.



This position requires the ability to plan, maintain and analyze production and sales requirements, compare progress to schedule, resolve scheduling conflicts, assess data and coordinate solutions.


Plan products and sub-assemblies in MRP.


Open and manage production orders.

Manage material shortages for production build and communicate status to management.

Confer and coordinate with buyers (Purchasing) on the status of purchase orders for parts being procured for assemblies to ensure timely release and completion of assembly production orders.

Confer with Production leads and supervisors to determine status of production orders.

Attend production meetings, to provide detailed updates on the plan and manage promise dates.


Review open spare sales orders, verifying validity of product structures/routings and prints.

Review customer required dates with Customer Service and set promise dates.

Manage material shortages for field spare orders and communicate status to management.

Communicate field spare order status to Operations, and advise of any rescheduling.

Set and maintain safety stocks for sales order and repair (independent) demand.

Warehouse - Inventory - Finance

Coordinate stock issues and outages

Coordinate rework, scrap, and material, issues from stock - as a result of NCRs and/or ECNs- with Production, Purchasing, Warehouse, QC and Engineering.

Work with accounting to resolve production order cost variances.

Engineering - Design - Material Master Maintain material master fields relative to planning (lead times, soft BOMs, etc.).

Work with R&D/Engineering to manage design changes on released product, and coordinate the transition of new products to Manufacturing.




College degree in business or a technical discipline.

Strong organization and time-management skills.

Ability to work as part of cross-functional teams.

Excellent understanding of Materials Requirement Planning (MRP).

Good communication skills (oral and written). Ability to effectively interface and collaborate with internal and external customers to ensure positive results.

3-5 years planning/scheduling experience in an MRP-driven manufacturing environment.

Good knowledge of product line and customer expectations.

Good knowledge of the Microsoft® business suite, especially Word and Excel.

Successful completion of one APICS-CPIM module "Basics of Supply Chain Management" (or equivalent training as deemed by supervisor).



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.


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