Supply Chain Procurement Manager

Schlumberger Ltd. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Supply Chain Manager works to achieve and maintain the best possible procurement position with Cameron and to promote the furtherance of the continued improvement process both within Cameron and the vendor community.

This position will be responsible for the management and continuous improvement of the order fulfillment and materials flow processes from order entry through shipment. This position will direct the activities of purchasing, planning/scheduling, inventory, storage and control, receiving and shipping.

Manages the sourcing, costing, and procurement functions for suppliers to ensure the ability to effectively compete in the marketplace.

Develops supplier sourcing strategies and metrics (scorecards) for all Drilling Systems products

Develops supplier performance and initiates corrective actions where necessary

Researches current market trends in order to maintain a world class procurement environment

Conducts ad-hoc analysis as requested by upper management and corporate supply chain leadership

Effectively manage and mentor the Purchasing Team and ensure that they meet Team objectives whilst being developed to maximize their potential. Some specific areas include conducting appraisals and general performance management and identifying training and development needs.

Implement initiatives to improve efficiency and sustain " KPIs

Measure, manage and improve the vendor delivery performance

Implement GR/IR strategies to promote on-time payment to suppliers

Buyer metrics for OTD, Past Due Purchase Orders, Commodity OTD to the plant

Direct procurement policy and strategy

Manage purchase variances in order to protect profit position

Review systems and procedures to a certain appropriateness and effectiveness

Develop purchasing strategy

Can commit the company to purchasing contracts, with secondary approval from the Plant Manager

Can recommend the removal of vendors from the approved vendor list

Monthly reports on purchase commitments, price variances, delivery performance

Lead the team in identifying and negotiate new sources of supply

To support the Purchasing group pursuing Cameron sourcing strategy, aimed at identifying competent, commercially and technically viable vendors, best suited to individual project needs.

Manage the Purchasing teams to ensure all items listed on the Project Procurement Plans are purchased and delivered within budget and delivered within required timescales.

To receive and understand technical requirements from the Project Management & Engineering groups and to convert given information into enquiry/tender documents.

To co-ordinate the entire procurement process on behalf of the Plant requirements from prequalification to purchase order award.

To supervise and oversee the everyday activities of other purchasing personnel.

Contribute to the review and improvement of comm

Preferred Qualifications

Operationaland logistics experience in the Freight Forwarding industry

Experiencein Oil & Gas industry

Familiarwith drilling equipment used for both land and offshore operations

Demonstratedexperience participating in and/or managing S&OP (sales & operationplan) processes for a manufacturing company


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Supply Chain Procurement Manager

Schlumberger Ltd.