Skills: Logistics Management
Experience: 5 + Years
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 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 Logistics Projects Specialist will collaborate with Product Line stakeholders, to drive logistics solutions, enabling the right product, is shipped to the right place, on time, damage free, for the lowest costs, whilst meeting customer requirements and timelines. The role reports to the US Geozone Logistics Manager and will be responsible for handling Logistics projects within the US and will develop, review or plan improvement to existing processes working with local leadership cross-functionally.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage Logistics projects for the US Geozone.
Provide network improvement recommendations and manage logistics tools and systems, such as domestic TMS.
Drive business process improvement and cost savings initiatives based on the requirements of the Product lines.
Supports the US Geozone delivery efforts driving trade compliance, cost efficiencies, consolidation schedules and load optimization.
Support any relevant investigations into perceived failures within logistics function that has resulted in client complaints or failures to meet operation requirements.
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by manager.
Must have 5-10 years of US Trucking management experience.
Ability to work and interact with all levels of personnel, and maintain strong business relationships with carriers.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
Superior analytical and problem solving skills
Must be customer oriented with excellent communications and collaboration skills.
3-5 years of Project Management experience (preferred).
Bachelor degree in Supply Chain or Business Management required, MBA a plus.
Ability to communicate information of a complex nature to various levels of management and external clients (written & verbal) in an easy to understand business language
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Power Point and other MS office software.
Detail-oriented, organized team player; manages change through influence; flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; easily accepts constructive input. Ability to multi task and prioritize workload and the ability to operate across teams, cultural and organizational boundaries Ability to work independently without close supervision to expedite and follow up on requests and assigned projects
Interpersonal skills in order to interact/contribute to team and communicate with others in a professional manner
Strong team collaboration and influence skills
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program 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.