Global Supply Planner

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Updated At: November 26, 2019

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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.



This role will be responsible for planning inventory, manufacturing capacity and vendor capabilities in order to most effectively meet the customer demand. This role will partner with Manufacturing, Procurement and Demand Planning in order to develop the rough-cut capacity plan, inventory and vendor capabilities required to meet demand. The position will report to Planning Director within Supply Chain function.

Responsible for all supply planning process for multiple product lines within a segment, including corresponding KPI’s

Report performance to Manufacturing and Procurement VP on a monthly basis

Set targets and agenda for strategic improvement projects for the plants / segments and ensure successful execution

Develop and maintain Make-Buy decisions for all SKUs within a product line to ensure optimization of production allocation to reduce cost and improve capacity utilization

Balance supply with demand for the product line and identify constraints (rough-cut capacity planning)

Maintain FG inventory policy

Create supply plans (24-month horizon). Work towards strategic part standardization

Communicate plan to production schedulers and monitor scheduling adherence

Resolve conflicts with factory scheduler and/or MRP planner

Monitor supplier performance and work towards supplier lead time reduction



Bachelor’s degree in business, industrial management, supply chain or other relevant fields.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supply planning / inventory management role preferably in automobile or advanced manufacturing industry

Solid understanding of supply chain best practices and procedures.

Strong analytical abilities and ability to use data visualization tools

Capability to work with broad set of stakeholders and work in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent communication skills



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.



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