Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Skills: Production Operator
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Kermit, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Summary

The Materials Analyst will be responsible for meeting inventory goals for "controllable and Non-controllable" materials; managing tracking systems and acting as a liaison to other departments.  They will also be responsible for the development and implementation of effective, facility/field wide programs to optimize material/equipment flow and delivery to plants and the field for production.  This includes planning, scheduling, procurement, inventory management, logistics and associated transactions.  This position is located in Anadarko's Delaware Basin as a member of the Field Business Process (FBP) Team in Kermit, TX.


The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years' experience in inventory control and material management and/ or warehouse/yard operations in oil & gas industry preferred.

  • Be able to multi-task, work independently and optimize Material Management procedures.

  • Must possess excellent analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills.

  • Understand how different departments relate and effectively interface with these departments.

  • Thorough understanding of the processes involved in ordering, procurement, and delivering of supplies.

  • Detailed knowledge of the Inventory Management Processes.

  • Ability to handle confidential and proprietary company data and information

  • General knowledge of standard safety practices and procedures relating to warehouse/yard operations and equipment

  • Understanding of SAP required


  • Develop/maintain an inventory tracking system to streamline our business operations.

  • Conduct daily analyses to forecast potential inventory issues.

  • Develop and implement inventory control procedures and best practices.

  • Communicate with suppliers of equipment and project materials to ensure items needed for projects are readily available.

  • Provide leadership in selecting, developing, and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of materials functions and operating goals and objectives.

  • Review daily inventory activity; maintain accurate inventory master files, manufacturer/catalog numbers and material descriptions.

  • Remain current on new and obsolete materials. Maintain adequate levels of inventory stock based upon demands.

  • Receive pre-pull materials lists from a verity of sources and review for coordination of loading and possible deliveries.

  • Schedule maintenance for all yard lifting equipment.i.e. forklifts, tele-handlers, etc.

  • Ensure (MSDS) files are up to date.

  • Organize and maintain warehouse(s) and inventory yard(s) areas for efficient material storage and handling, including labeling, stocking and organizing stock/material on shelving and pallet systems.

  • Responsible for overseeing inventory counts and ensures compliance and accuracy.

  • Applies judgment in selecting and implementing standard techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Understand and apply all company environmental, health and safety policies and principles.

  • Responsible for reporting of Key Performance Indicators related to the materials management functions inclusive of root cause / corrective action for areas needing improvement.

  • Works well as a team member, sharing responsibility for assignments and objectives; contributes ideas.

  • Communicates and troubleshoots with both internal and external customers regarding material needs.


High school diploma or equivalent required


This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.


 Valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0-25%

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 5/40 work schedule.

This position may require the candidate to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role.

See Job Description



Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in the Woodlands, Texas. Our deep and balanced portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and resource plays, and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, we are focused on our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all of our business activities. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. At Anadarko, we directly employ more than 4,900 men and women and we strive for excellence in all that we do. We know the best vision in the world will not be realized without the right people.


At Anadarko, we set ambitious goals and take disciplined risks to achieve them. We need individuals who will take on this challenge. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it.


Visit our channel on YouTube:

Connect with us on LinkedIn:



Anadarko is ranked in the Global Top 30 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.