FT and Intern Positions Available in Houston, Texas
Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 100,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance.
The Procurement Specialist ensures items or services are purchased from specified suppliers and are delivered upon agreed terms and conditions seeking maximum value for the company including agreed time and cost.
Responsible for PO processing
Supports user in purchase request definition when needed
Defines the correct buying channel for each request, chooses the best supplier in term of price, quality and lead time
Ensures that a PO is created correctly (BORG info, currencies, quantity, etc.), follows up any issues related to PO creation
Supplier PO Creation and Dispatch to Supplier.
Involves Procurement Specialist Spot buyer in spot buys when no catalogs are available
Involves Procurement Specialist Field in spot buys when local knowledge is required or if purchase threshold is exceeded
Manage day-to-day interactions with suppliers and Field Purchasing Leaders
Escalation of complex issues to Procurement Team Leader
Continuous improvement and knowledge management
Performs problem solving for non-complex issues with operations user
Triggers catalog and buying guide updates when required
Proposes documentation changes / improvements to process when required
Ensures full compliance with HSE and TCC policies
Track deviations and raise non-conformance in QUEST
Participate in Continuous Improvement projects when required
Uses all required procurement tools when required or mandated by process (Ariba, ASL, QUEST)
Required and Desired Skills:
Previous experience in transactional procurement a plus but not mandatory
Previous experience in commercial negotiating with suppliers
Effective Business Communication (Written and Oral)
Comprehensive understanding of Schlumberger Procurement and ERP Systems.
Knowledge of the Procure To Pay (P2P) Process, Approved Procurement channels, Approved Supplier List, and Supplier Identification
Ability to interact in English and potentially other language relevant in local hub
Technical and supplier knowledge for one category and potential business segment
Passion for customer service
Effective at cross-functional / cross-cultural teamwork
Ability to interact with operations persons on basic technical requests
Ability to work quickly and on numerous requests simultaneously while under timeline pressures
Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Manufacturing (or comparable degree) or requisite work experience. Minimum 3.0 GPA
How to Apply
Create an online profile at SLB career site à www.careers.slb.com select ‘opportunities for students and recent graduates’, then ‘commercial and business’ followed by ‘supply chain’ and ‘apply now’
Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.