Company: Weatherford
Skills: Manufacturing Engineering, Purchasing
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Huntsville, 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

Weatherford is hiring a Senior Procurement Specialist for our Huntsville Texas facility. This is a hands-on, rewarding role where you will be sourcing suppliers for the oil and gas industry. The Senior Supplier Sourcing Specialist will be working within a supportive, inclusive team in a fast-paced, progressive environment. Weatherford provide full training on our machines, excellent benefits and fantastic career progression.

Has overall responsibility of identifying new vendors, develop and onboard them with support from Engineering and Quality. Assess supplier capabilities, conduct feasibility studies, and make recommendations on new supplier acceptability. Responsible for coordination with Product Lines on technical aspects for externally sourced materials. This job is about identifying new vendors and not that of a Buyer.

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Responsible for setting and executing Sourcing strategies in consultation with Category Management and Product Line personnel
  • Independently run RFX events and provide recommendations to the internal and external stakeholders based on scorecard-driven analysis
  • Maintaining continuous communication with external suppliers during multiple phases from First Article development to Contract Award, Production rollout and Post-Award Contract Management.
  • Liaise with Manufacturing to realize the success of the Sourcing strategies.
  • Maintain and harness new supplier relationship through frequent communication, sharing supplier scorecards, in-person visits etc.
  • Ensure data accuracy and consistency in ERP system and Contract databases
  • Prepare RFX packages by working closely with Quality and Engineering prior to release.
  • Know and understand the Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
  • RFP, RFQ, RFI


Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant supplier sourcing experience in manufacturing
  • A thorough understanding of procurement principles and experience developing procurement strategies. History of setting strategy and seamlessly executing
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about procurement with excellent communication skills; results and people oriented; strong project management and influencing skills
  • Strong negotiator and ability to deal effectively with national and international suppliers
  • Very strong analytical skills and understanding of fundamental financial concepts
  • Understanding of Business Controls Policies, Processes and Procedures
  • Experience reviewing Engineering documentation such as machine drawings, BOMs, material specifications etc.
  • Computer literate. Experienced user of MS Office programs and ERP systems (JDE Procurement modules preferred)
  • Advanced user of MS Excel including manipulation of large sets of data through pivot tables, lookups etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with only little or remote supervision.
  • No-nonsense attitude and effective hands on problem solving skills
  • Moderate/Local Travel