Skills: Logistics Management, Supply & Distribution
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, 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 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.
The Global Directorof Logistics & Distribution is responsible for developing and implementing the Logistics & Distribution strategy. This includes, but not limited to:
- achieving optimal logistic arrangements for Weatherford's operations to meet the needs of its customers
- establishing optimal distribution center locations and ensuring proper service quality to meet the needs of the business
- processes and metrics are in place to ensure the day to day business needs are met.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs a centrally established global team consisting of representatives from Weatherford's 14 GeoZones
In partnership with Global Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Operations, leads the development / refinement of Weatherford's global logistics strategy.
Manages vendors for Global Logistics including but not limited to contact negotiation, cost savings initiatives, and building and sustaining vendor relations
Responsible for a department budget and operational plans which includes capitalized Logistics tools and/or systems
Responsible for identifying and driving process and system improvements
Defines Logistics performance improvement plans with collaboration from the Supply Chain Leadership Team
Tracks and manages Logistics performance indicators related to cost, quality, and efficient delivery of materials, goods and services
Drives Logistics strategy to reflect internal customer needs and summarize business requirements
Defines Logistics and Distribution goals and objectives based upon overall Company business strategy (e.g. savings targets, total cost reductions and supplier performance)
Develops and executes the global distribution and transportation strategies which will drive optimal customer service and ultimate profitability
Ensures all regulatory and compliance measures are met within global guidelines
Identifies and implements best in-class transportation and logistics management solutions suitable to the scope and size of the business
Will ensure that all transactions are done without compromising on the cost and/or service quality across Logistics
Will continuously work on enhancing skills of the personnel working in Logistics through identifying the appropriate training needs as well as periodically mentoring with the assistance of HR/Training departments
Will ensure that Logistics complies with Weatherford's Anti-Corruption Procedures, Trade Compliance norms and related policies
Manages and optimizes a Supply Chain Logistics network with multiple distribution centers
Develops implementation of distribution best practices such as systems integration and optimization, inventory control, demand planning, and SKU optimization
Drives operational excellence and best practices across the network
Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by Supervisor within the physical constraints of the job
Hands-on leader capable of effectively blending a rolling up their sleeves and "doing" work style with creating, selling and executing a strategic, long-term vision
Ability to lead in a dynamic/changing organization
Logistics & Distribution network setup and management knowledge and skills
Ability to manage global functions
Superior communication, presentation and analytical skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/tasks
Ability to create and maintain strong business relationships
Ability to influence those who are not within direct reporting structure
Specify required experience/proficiency in knowledge areas, software or tools - Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert.
Project management skills
Knowledge of trade compliance matters
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.