Company: Weatherford
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway


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.

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.


We are looking for a Procurement Supervisor to join our Weatherford team. In this role you will lead our Procurement team in Stavanger and work closely with the GZ Procurement Manager.

The purpose of the role is to support and monitor procurement activities of the organization and ensure the Goods and Services are obtained from specified suppliers that meet demand requirements, business, and quality specifications. In addition, you will negotiate with suppliers and ensure Goods and Services are delivered upon agreed terms and conditions, seeking maximum value for the company including agreed time, quality, and cost.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and ensures purchase orders are created accurate and prior to commitment, and Goods receipt is performed within allotted time frame of goods receipt or service deliver.
  • Lead a small Team of Procurement Specialists by reviewing PO Management and overall performance of Procure to Pay processes.
  • Reviews purchase requisitions raised by Operations and/or Manufacturing branches.
  • Sources requested part/service to required specifications per guidelines.
  • Requests quotes from suppliers on items needed for branch operations to required specifications and communicates delivery need.
  • Engages in negotiations with suppliers, aimed at achieving best possible pricing for Weatherford.
  • Utilizes competitive bidding competencies, targeting the lowest initial price received and seek to obtain pricing below that benchmark.
  • Performs tasks relative to Purchase Order management.
  • Acts as a liaison between the supplier and company Accounts Payable to resolve issues affecting timely payment, including but not limited to: PO Receipt, Invoice disputes, Supplier requirements, Payment term resolution, etc.
  • Facilitates or assist in supplier contract negotiations, as required.
  • Participates in supplier review process and develop relationships with identified key strategic suppliers.
  • Supports supplier base rationalization by working closely with Sourcing and Category Management.
  • Reports supplier non-conformances and follow-up until resolved.


  • Previous experience in a procurement, supply chain, planning, material management position.
  • Strong leadership experience: supervisor role.
  • Solid understanding of Procurement processes, Industry Standards and Supplier Management.
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Display impeccable time-management, attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and experienced in using ERP - systems.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) in Norwegian and English.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task with proven record of meeting deadlines.
  • Must be flexible with the ability to work in a constantly changing environment and quickly adapt to operational requirements.
  • Excellent Customer Service skills.

  • Oil and Gas industry experience.
  • Experience with Material Resource Planning and Demand Resource Planning.
  • Advanced Excel user.
  • Deep understanding of Purchasing Contracts and Agreements.