Company: Weatherford
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Katy, 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.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (not listed in any particular order)

Ensure the purchase, quality and timely delivery of required parts, services, final and sub-assemblies, raw materials, capital equipment and expenses.

Identify and develop opportunities to reduce both operating and working capital costs.

Develop and maintain strategic alliances with selected vendors for critical parts and participate in contract negotiations as needed.

Measure vendor performance and address associated issues including late deliveries and cost recovery of vendor non-conformances. Lead quality audits of critical and other selected vendors.

Evaluate and develop employee skills in Supply Chain and Procurement.

Actively support both the quote and order management processes.

Support Corporate Supply Chain initiatives, as required.

Support warehouse improvement initiatives to drive accuracy and timeliness in receiving, picking and inventory cycle counts within the facility.

Establish and maintain purchasing practices and policies to ensure honest, fair and ethical
relationships with vendors. Keep informed on legal matters affecting purchasing policies.

Assess ongoing performance of Supply Chain and Procurement functions and communicate results
to senior management on a regular basis.

Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality
Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford .



Adaptable to change and responsive to direction.
Ability to effectively work with all levels of the organization, customers, and vendors.
Experience with developing contracts and negotiations.
Strong organizational and leadership skills with focus on continual improvement.

CPM or CPIM certification.
10 Years' experience in Procurement Management.
Experienced in Material Resource Planning (MRP)


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.


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