Company: Weatherford
Skills: Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Overview

Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are focused on providing a challenging and enriching career path with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are an innovative, global company with wide-ranging opportunities that include career-enhancing talent rotations. Our structured career paths will ensure that you know what it takes to build your ideal career at Weatherford when you join our Company. We also offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance coverage, income protection plans, a 401(k) savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off for vacation.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Responsibilities

NAM Domestic Freight Manager is responsible for the domestic freight strategy designed to plan and execute the efficient flow of material between our facilities, inbound cargo from suppliers and outbound to our customers and field locations, in order to meet our customer requirements in a timely, cost effective manner. This position assists the NAM import and export teams on the first mile and last mile coordination and acts as a liaison between the transportation companies and the Product Line stakeholders for issues resolution. The main deliverables are to apply the most convenient logistics programs to drive logistics solutions enabling the orders to be shipped to the right place, on time, damage free at the lowest costs, whilst meeting customer requirements and timelines. The role oversees the team of transport planners and reports directly to the NAM Geozone Logistics Manager, while working closely with local leadership across different functions.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage, implement and maintain the NAM Domestic freight strategy, including the standardization of carriers for the several services (LTL, Small parcel, FTL and hotshots/field deliveries).
  • Lead the team of transport planners.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies and drive cost savings initiatives by implementing different logistics programs, such as set up of consolidation schedules and load optimization within others.
  • Provide network improvement recommendations and manage logistics tools and transportation management systems (TMS).
  • Provide training to the transport planners and Weatherford locations as needed.
  • Work closely with the different Weatherford location to address their logistics needs.
  • Work with Logistics Category Management team on sourcing events, establish KPI's and perform QBR's with our key logistics partners.
  • Manage operational relationship with domestic carriers, including negotiation of pricing, conditions, transit times, set up of monthly reports, etc.
  • File cargo claims and support any relevant investigations that has resulted in failures to meet operation requirements.
  • Manage shipments from external suppliers, outbound shipments to customers and intercompany shipments.
  • Review and approve freight invoices.
  • Maintain an ongoing and open dialogue with internal stakeholders, as well as customers and suppliers.
  • Monitor logistics functions performance against financial key performance indicators


Qualifications

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, or equivalent combination of higher degree and related experience
  • Minimum 5 years' management experience, with at least 3 years in oil and gas industry
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products and e-mail skills required
  • Previous experience with Transportation Management Systems, Oracle preferable.
  • Working experience with ERP systems, JDE preferred.
  • Knowledge of Canadian domestic freight market, preferred.
  • Advanced analytical and operational execution management skills
  • Ability to work and interact with all levels of personnel, and maintain strong business relationships
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Logistics setup and management knowledge
  • Logistics strategy knowledge and skills on a geo regional level
  • Excellent communications and collaboration skills to work across business functions, recognize opportunities, provide support and deliver data driven improvement recommendations to decision makers and snr. executives
  • Knowledge of or experience in the following fields are required:
    • Legal & Contract processes
    • Strong knowledge of ground transportation and different service levels.
    • Incoterms 2020
    • Logistics and transportation processes, systems and costing
    • Demonstrates written, verbal and presentation skills.