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 new Procurement Specialist to join our team in Stavanger. In this role you will support the purchasing needs of the organization and ensure the Goods and Services are purchased from specified suppliers that meet demand requirements, business, and quality specifications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews purchase requisitions raised by Operations and/or Manufacturing branches: seeks clarification of request by obtaining necessary information including, but not limited to, technical specifications and required delivery date.
  • Sources requested part/service to required specifications per guidelines: Inventory Redeployment Check to use existing inventory.Utilize Contract Pricing where available. Requests quotes from suppliers on items needed for branch operations to required specifications and communicates delivery need. Evaluates supplier response for accuracy of quote, as well as pricing and delivery requirements. Utilizes competitive bidding competencies, targeting the best quality, delivery, and total cost of ownership.
  • Performs tasks relative to Purchase Order management: Create to New Order guidelines & Communicate valid Purchase Order to branch and supplier.Receive acknowledgement and updates anticipated delivery dates per communication with supplier and receiving/ordering branch. Monitors for Change Management Requirement - Updates Purchase Order to add/adjust freight charges, PO amendments and any other changes affecting the accuracy and maintenance of the order to ensure alignment on expected delivery date.
  • Acts as a liaison between the supplier and Source to Pay functions to resolve issues affecting timely payment, including but not limited to:PO Receipt, Invoice disputes, Supplier requirements, etc.
  • Facilitates or assists 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.
  • Solid understanding of Procurement processes, Industry Standards and Supplier Management.
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and communication skills; ability to influence.
  • High attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and experienced user of 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.
  • Advantage if you have knowledge of Material Resource Planning and Demand Resource Planning.