Company: Weatherford
Skills: Supply & Distribution
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
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  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 Distribution Operations Manager is responsible for the execution and implementation of standard processes for all facility warehouse and outsourced distribution center activities in the US. These activities include storage/ safeguarding of inventory and shipment/document preparation and other warehouse activities that enable transportation and delivery of goods around the geographical spheres of Weatherford's operations.  Is a key stakeholder in planning the distribution network to optimize product flow, material availability and ensure that all distribution centers have sufficient inventory to meet operation demands. The position is responsible for ensuring that the Distribution Centers utilize best in class distribution and consolidation processes to drive lowest cost, on-time and damage free delivery.


HSSE Leadership - Set and lead by example through actively promoting the 8 GEMS

Demonstrate  an active understanding of environmental issues

Ensures that all distribution and facility activities abide by all environmental legislation as well as all Weatherford Health and Safety processes and policies

Understand and comply with all Weatherford Quality Policies, the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions

Develops and implements best in class warehousing and distribution processes

Ensures that distribution and warehousing processes are consistent across the US, and in line with Global operations.

Develops and monitors standard policies related to the distribution function

Drives best in class distribution and warehousing execution

Investigates and where required deliver system solutions that deliver manual process automation and connectivity to the partner base across the enterprise

Analyses market trends, internal cost and productivity data to identify areas of improvement

Makes recommendations for changes to policy, processes, works instructions and infrastructure

Liaises with Country and product line management regarding performance of distribution centers and facility activities

Support any relevant investigations into perceived failures within distribution function that has resulted in client complaints or failures to meet operation requirements that may or may not have resulted in lost revenue, damage to equipment or injury to personnel

When required engage with senior client representatives to address client concerns and complaints when linked with poor delivery performance either in terms of schedule or quality of customer service, condition of equipment

Monitor distribution functions performance against financial key performance indicators including cost of infrastructure, services, personnel, systems and equipment

Monitor and evaluate warehousing services, assess vendors performance, assist in negotiating contracts and / or supply agreements in conjunction with other relevant Weatherford functions

Drive inventory discipline and best practice across distribution & facility operations

Drive execution of inventory levels and balancing efforts by plan function

Responsible for the coaching and development of all distribution personnel

Strong leadership abilities and adept to responding quickly to changing, sometimes urgent situations

Problem-solving skills

Analytical, computer and communication skills

Leadership, coaching or mentoring skills

Demonstrated knowledge of distribution systems - physical and digital

Demonstrated experience in outsourced and insourced distribution models

Demonstrates written, verbal and presentation skills; credible with internal stakeholders and external audiences in English.



Work-related experience required in Warehouse or Inventory Management and supply chain distribution

Experience managing warehouses and distribution network consisting of outsourced and in sourced activities.

Advanced analytical and operational execution management skills

Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required

Strong ability to multi-task and work in fast pace demanding environment.

Strong written and communication skills

Must reside in or near the Houston TX area.  


Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain Management, Master's degree a plus

Six Sigma Green belt and APICS Logistics Certification

Oil and gas background strongly preferred




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.