Company: Nabors
Skills: Budget / Cost Control
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Company Overview

Nabors Industries owns and operates one of the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a provider of offshore drilling rigs in the United States and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools, and innovative technologies for its own rig fleet and those of third parties. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors' highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.




The Business Analyst II Supply Chain will be responsible for utilizing advanced strategies for gathering, reviewing and analyzing data. Use data and team input to drive improvement in planning and inventory management. Deliver key metrics and KPI reports on a monthly basis to highlight performance. Ensure metrics are consistently measured, analyzed, improved and shared. Review, update and document key Supply Chain processes. Ensuring analysis and metric accuracy at all times. Recommending process improvements, innovative solutions and system changes to continuously improve; with appropriate leadership approvals prior to implementation. Use project management skills to successfully execute projects and initiatives.




  • Identify key initiatives to minimize total cost of ownership for key products and services
  • Assist with the development of a comprehensive inventory strategy to ensure appropriate availability of spare parts

  • Develop complete understanding of software systems and ensure the systems are configured to their fullest extent to support business process flows

  • Recommend process improvements based on data trends

  • Build relationships with all departments as required and gather/incorporate their input into improvement initiatives

  • Perform analysis to optimize Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics and Inventory

  • Identify and support implementation of best in class processes and systems

  • Travel as required to field locations to gather input and assist with the implementation of projects

  • Conduct cost and price benchmarking analysis across the enterprise

  • Track, record, and report savings for Procurement and Supply Chain functions




  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field
  • 2-4 years' experience in business analyst role
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to establish and maintain good working relationship with team and all levels of management, departments and employees
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Make decisions that properly reflect company policy
  • Strong oral, written and organizations skills are required
  • Able to drive implementation of policies, procedures and best practices
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous "matrix environment" and aggressively take the lead on making recommendations that will result in Supply Chain improvements





  • Master's degree preferred
  • 4-6 years' experience in planning, analysis, researching, consulting or other related business expertise; experience in these areas considered a benefit
  • Very strong MS Office skills, specifically Excel



  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface with internal and external personnel
  • Organizational skills
  • Initiative/perseverance
  • Able to work successfully in a team environment
  • Dependable
  • Integrity
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Adaptability





  • Broad exposure and understanding of market dynamics, forecasting, analysis and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Knowledge and experience in research and economic analysis techniques
  • Strong analytical research and presentation skills with the ability to make recommendations
  • Strong knowledge of computer technology for statistical analysis
  • Effective time management and work prioritization
  • Able to perform comprehensive analysis and reasoning
  • Possess the capabilities needed to deliver effective solutions to complex business challenges






Office environment. Able to work off site as needed. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties of the position. The requirements above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and use hands. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision and distance vision.




Today, Nabors owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the United States and numerous international markets. With operations in 28 countries, Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout many of the most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors’ highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

As of April 16, 2018, Nabors’ assets include:

  • 407 land drilling rigs
  • 31 offshore platform rigs