BUYER II- Huntsville TX< Back To Job Listing
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.
Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, services, components, raw material and finished parts necessary for the operation.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Purchase quality products with timely deliveries at the best price.
Expedite current purchase orders for delivery.
Process and communicate RMR reports with suppliers.
Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
Provide information to management, as required, for monthly reports.
Perform all clerical requirements, as needed, with reference to specific responsibilities.
Maintain ethical conduct with all supplier relations.
Maintain open communication lines with other departments.
Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
Know and understand Weatherford quality policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions, and the Global Trade Compliance Manual.
Monitors and makes recommendations on stocking levels of products in the supply chain to optimize inventory turns and material availability to support production.
Locate and arrange for goods and services necessary for efficient operation of the organization.
Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, suppliers and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
Negotiates contracts for services.
Review and approve technical and administrative content of purchasing documentation.
Review and reconcile invoicing issues with suppliers and Accounts Payable.
Assist with training and support of less experienced teammates.
Perform various other duties assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
Microsoft office, excel, word, etc.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Familiarity with manufacturing and service environment.
Purchasing and negotiating skills.
Working computer knowledge.
Must have reading, writing and math skills.
Individual must be able to follow instructions.
Should be able to work and interact with all levels of personnel.
Minimum 3-5 years prior experience as a buyer.
Some additional professional training in materials/supply chain management
1+ years of college or 3 years’ experience may substitute for college
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.
Bachelors degree in applicable field
Professional certification (e.g., APICS, ISM, Lean, 6 Sigma)
5 years procurement experience in global manufacturing environment.
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.