US Geozone Sourcing Analyst

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Job Family: Supply chain
Updated At: January 21, 2019

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

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 LinkedInTwitterYouTube 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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Sourcing Analyst supports evaluate and recommend solutions to the business challenges by reviewing and analyzing internal and external information that can impact our sourcing Strategies. The Sourcing Analyst must be able to solve complex problems associated with procurement processes, diverse or conflicting agency requirements, data analysis, and cost benchmarks.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Research market and industry trends and patterns

Able to analyze large, complex data sets using a variety of software and tools

Analyze supply markets and assess demand to identify, report, and monitor risks

Conduct external research to analyze market opportunities, risks, technology trends, etc., associated with categories

Analysts work to ensure that companies are following compliance standards and regulations

Analyzes proposal pricing against historical costs, other state contracts, and industry-recognized indexes

Calculates and reports on estimated savings associated with contract proposals.

Gathers and analyzes contract expenditure data

Evaluate operations procedures and processes

Research market and industry trends and patterns Analyzes  and Interprets results of over-all Inventory records

Compare processes with industry standards and best practices

Develops project estimates by identifying phases and elements, personnel requirements, and costs.

Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Able to analyze data and statistics and translate results into better solutions

Identifies project requirements by interviewing stakeholders; analyzing operations; determining project scope; documenting results; preparing customer contracts.

Researches procurement-specific markets and industry developments for incorporation into procurement solicitation specifications to maximize cost savings and quality of procured goods and services.

Maintain Transformation impact tracking reports as required

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written) with the ability to achieve results through effective relationship management

Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively at all levels of the company

Strong project management skills with the ability to establish priorities

Takes a proactive approach to research and analysis to support key business and category decisions

Strong sense of urgency

Ability to rapidly assimilate information and solve complex problems

Passion for continuous improvement

Strong data management skills and business acumen

Comfortable taking the lead or working as a team member on projects

Ability to learn quickly, multi-task, and show flexibility, initiative, and innovation in dealing with ambiguous and fast-paced situations

Business Intelligence Reporting is highly desired

Preferred:

BS/BA degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or relevant discipline or 3+ years of relevant work experience can replace formal education

Familiarization with manufacturing and service environment

Knowledge of JD Edwards operating systems

Experience with spend analysis and BI tools

Experience with ERP systems required

 

 

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. 

 

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