Company: Weatherford
Skills: Inventory Control
Experience: 10 + Years
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.
     




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

Collaborate with Segment (GBU/PL) and Geo-Zone leadership to design and execute strategies to improve regional Asset and Inventory management.  Monitor, communicate, and report performance metrics and use the results to drive change. Coordinate global Capex and inventory forecasts through Global PL Directors.  Function as gatekeeper between operational demands and manufacturing / vendor supply.  Provide leadership in ensuring compliance to processes and procedures. Train geozone asset and inventory personnel on relevant policies and corporate programs.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Collaborate with Segment and GeoZone leadership in defining and implementing asset and inventory strategies and standards to optimize inventory & asset investments. Manage and execute strategic choices around:

Slow moving assets & inventory

Redeployments strategy and rules

Collaborate with Segment, GeoZone leadership, Weatherford Manufacturing, and Engineering to manage strategic choices around:

Capital Equipment Forecast

Deployment and Commercialization of new technology

Replenishment strategy (Make to Order, Make to Stock) and Rules (Min/Max, Safety Stock/DRP).

Identify and highlight key issues preventing the execution of asset strategies and the attainment of results; work with Product Lines and GeoZone Leadership to drive change: coach and support development of targeted improvement action plans.

Acquisition, Replenishment and Redeployment;

Understand, communicate, and implement the overall process to ensure countries and sites optimize:

The acquisition of new assets in alignment with asset processes and targeted turns / utilization

The replenishment of inventory in alignment with inventory processes and target KPIs.

Act as final Product Line authority for global movements / redeployments.

Liaise with Segment and GeoZone leadership to ensure Asset and Inventory Transfer Policies and procedures are adhered to, including the timely release of slow moving assets and that Inventory Without Borders (IWB) process is used when needed.

Perform periodic on-site sample count audits to ensure reported results are accurate.

Coordinate with PL, PSL and GBSC leadership to develop and implement competency standards and training programs.

Ensure GeoZones and branch plants are educated in the areas of asset & inventory accountability / responsibility including governance, policies, procedures, corporate programs

Provide Monthly and Quarterly reports on CAPEX spend, Asset Utilization, Inventory $ movement, redeployments with commentary against prior actuals as well as forecasts as per relevant management reporting requirements.

Support GeoZone and Site Management in ensuring 100% process and ERP system transaction discipline, compliance to company procedures and work instructions.

Provide Product Line support for Capex budgeting, asset optimization, inventory reduction.

Manage and support ERP master data maintenance specific to the Product Line, collaborating with Segment/GeoZone leadership, GBSC, and others as required to ensure the integrity of Segment reporting as it relates to Assets and Inventory.

Adhere to and enforce all Asset & Inventory policies, including procurement process for capital, Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) while following the Grant of Authority (GOA) approval process.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by manager/s within the physical constraints of the job.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Technical or business degree plus 10+ years experience or equivalent

Excellent managerial skills

Strong organizational and communication skills

Familiarity with reading, analyzing, and interpreting technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

Familiarity with mathematical operations such as statistical analysis.

Good computer skills

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Preferred:

Oilfield experience

Asset and Inventory Management Experience

JDE/SAP Experience

 

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.