Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Odessa, Texas, United States
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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 more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people.
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 position requires making decisions which impact cost and service. Support internal stakeholders' efforts to continuously improve transport and logistics operations.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The scope and responsibilities of the role is to execute and optimize transport, considering cost, service (lead time requirements) and other planning parameters
Utilizes various transportation software systems to facilitate material movement, planning and scheduling, understands different planning techniques including load planning tools
Prepares and updates weekly logistics schedule to ensure on time deliveries to customers locations and coordinates product pick up with suppliers.
Track and trace cargo in transit until POD.
Communicates shipments status to Logistics, Product lines and Sales organizations as required.
Works closely with transport service providers to assure efficient and effective execution of processes, assists in obtaining necessary transport permits and codes and prepares proper transportation paperwork.
Supports the development and implementation of improved logistics processes and systems
Work with sourcing on pricing for high volume lanes
Receive and audit freight invoices
Monitor carriers' scorecards
Proactively engage internal and external customers to address concerns and complaints when linked with poor performance either in terms of schedule or quality of customer service, condition of equipment
Understand how business and market are evolving to ensure that logistics routing solutions effectively (time/cost) are supporting customer needs
Manage freight claims
Establish route guidance and work on rationalization of carriers.
Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook
Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple time sensitive tasks in a dynamic environment
Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with customers
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English.
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to work independently with a sense of urgency
Team player with flexibility in working different shifts
Experience in production scheduling, distribution, materials and inventory planning a plus.
Experience on freight settlement preferred
Knowledge of Department of Transportation rules and regulations a plus
Experience in working with advanced TMS platforms, andJDEpreferred
3+ years of experience with focus on US domestic transportation planning and executing shipments, Oil & Gas experiencepreferred
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.