Sourcing Specialist- Telecom/Facility/Utilities Job at Weatherford, Houston, TX

  • Weatherford
  • Houston, TX

Job Description


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each others successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are focused on providing a challenging and enriching career path with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are an innovative, global company with wide-ranging opportunities that include career-enhancing talent rotations. Our structured career paths will ensure that you know what it takes to build your ideal career at Weatherford when you join our Company. We also offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance coverage, income protection plans, a 401(k) savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off for vacation.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


The Sourcing Specialist is responsible to support the Global Category Manager- Indirect, regarding partnerships, stakeholders and suppliers management. She/he will be responsible to conduct sourcing activities, negotiation globally and regionally, executing Source to contract for Indirect sub-categories or sourcing initiatives assigned. This role is to be a business partner, maximize the value, managing sourcing and negotiation, support innovation & digitalization and deliver savings.

She/he is accountable for data analytics, market analysis, sourcing, supplier performance management as well as identifying and successfully developing relations with new suppliers. This role negotiates the agreements for the Goods and Services for Corporate, globally, and regionally, to reduce Total Cost of Ownership, cycle time and improve quality.

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Provide weekly updates of sourcing initiatives and negotiation.
  • Close collaboration with the stakeholders to define business needs.
  • Participate to the business budget review to identify opportunities and be aligned with the stakeholders/businesses.
  • Support and guide business as a subject matter expert to adopt best practice into their environment.
  • Perform spend analysis / cost breakdown to understand the current spend segmentation for assigned sub-categories, get in depth knowledge of the supply market, key dynamics and latest costs drivers within a sub-category.
  • Works with all relevant parties in the consolidation and rationalization of Supplier base
  • Maintain continuous communications with suppliers for business review, contract management details, status updates to open orders and maintain accuracy information contained in system.
  • Prepare requests for quote packages, ensuring all documentation, specifications are completed prior to releasing for quote.
  • Develop a culture of results and continuous improvement.
  • Know and understand Weatherford relevant Policies and comply with all requirements of the Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
  • Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.


  • 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain or Category Management
  • Masters degree in supply chain, business, or related discipline preferred
  • Some levels of Certified Purchasing Professional CPP, CIPS, CSPC or CPM or equivalent
  • Advanced knowledge of Procurement and Strategic Sourcing principles and techniques.
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills, including cost models.
  • Deep experience with procurement systems, e-sourcing tools, and methodologies
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated track record for closed collaboration with stakeholders and delivering significant and measurable savings in a global, large organization.
  • Computer skills including use of Microsoft.

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