Job Family: Procurement
Updated At: October 9, 2019


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 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.


Performs assignments related to the procurement of materials from suppliers that are broad in nature with some latitude for reviewed action.  Responsible for selecting and negotiating with approved vendors, assuring the timeliness of delivery and accuracy of orders, and following up with vendors when there is a problem with delivery.

Purchase quality products with timely deliveries at the best price.

Expedite current purchase orders for delivery.

Process and communicate NCR reports with suppliers.

Negotiate contracts for services.

Review and approve technical and administrative content of purchasing documentation.

Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

Provide information to the General Manager, as required, for monthly reports.

Perform all clerical requirements, as needed, with reference to specific responsibilities.

Develop reliable sources of supply and sound supplier relationships.

Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and other to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

May supervise lower level Buyers.

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.

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


General computer knowledge.

Must have reading, writing and math skills.

Buying experience with raw materials and machine parts.

Good verbal communication skills.

Familiarization with manufacturing and service environment.

Purchasing and negotiating skills.

General computer knowledge.

Minimum 8 years of buying experience.


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program 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.