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Location: ANKARA, Turkey
Job Family: Procurement
Updated At: May 12, 2020

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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 more than 80 countries and has a network of 620 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs more than 24,000 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


Candidate responsibilities will entail the strategic elements of the Procure to Pay (P2P) process including the following key areas:

  1. Sourcing of materials, products and services to support operations
    • Supplier selection
    • Tendering
    • Supplier negotiations
  2. Implementation of critical contracts and contract lifecycle management
  3. Supplier performance management including management of critical supplier audits
  • Create purchase orders in ERP systems and manage orders expediting
  • Identify cost savings opportunities via strategic spend analysis and market evaluation
  • Comply and execute global and regional category management strategies in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Negotiate agreements for procurement of goods and services not covered under category management
  • Issue request for quotations (RFQ) and organize competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain best quality, delivery and price for goods and services
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders including our business units (Product Lines) to obtain their input on purchasing needs and review supplier tenders
  • Analyse purchase spend data and vendor scorecard results to identify savings opportunities and improve processes; provide information to management and stakeholders through systematic report
  • Facilitate transfer of best practices and continuous improvement practices within Turkey
  • Collaborate to implement HSE KPI's
  • Candidate contributes to quality of service, cost containment, efficiency, and profitability of operations


Completion of a graduate degree at University or Higher Business Education level in a related field e.g. Business Administration, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering or similar disciplines

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant working experience in purchasing, including a robust track record for P2P achievements and supplier sourcing negotiations
  • Advanced Procurement / Supply Chain certification preferred
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about purchasing and have excellent communication skills
  • Strong negotiator and know how to deal effectively with national and international suppliers
  • Result and people oriented ā€“ effective in working with colleagues and suppliers in and outside the company
  • Business fluent in speaking and writing English. Other European languages are an advantage.
  • Affinity with technical working environment and will need to get some understanding of the products and services of the relevant Product Service Lines
  • Analytical skills and understands Financial Fundamentals and Concepts
  • Project Management and Influencing skills
  • Understanding of Business Controls Policies, Processes and Procedures
  • Computer literate and self-sufficient working on computer. Experienced user of MS Office programs and ERP systems (JDE Procurement modules preferred)
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with only little or remote supervision
  • Have no-nonsense attitude and effective hands on problem solving skills
  • Previous work experience in O&G segment is preferred


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