Sourcing Lead | Schlumberger

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Sourcing Lead

Houston - United States


The Sourcing Leader is responsible for managing the sourcing process for a GeoUnit, GSC Team or Center to deliver optimal product and service cost, and a high-performance, risk-managed supply base in line with the business requirements. The Sourcing Leader manages a team of Sourcing Specialists where required.


These responsibilities are activities that correspond to the metro stops and key processes.

  • Award and Implement Sourcing Project
  • Review and Negotiate Supplier Contract
  • Conduct Request for Quote
  • Conduct Request for Information
  • Maintain Vendor Master Data
  • Initiate Supplier Contract
  • Launch Sourcing Project
  • involved in sourcing skids, modules, pressure vessels, valves, and instruments. The individual needs to have the ability to interpret the TR and disseminate to the vendors.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Create sourcing plans that reduce cost, secure supply, and minimize supply chain disruptions, aligned with Category strategies.
  • Develop action plans, timelines, and resource assignments for sourcing projects, including the assignment of projects to the Global Sourcing Centers if appropriate.
  • In the GeoUnit, manage sourcing activities to support the Division GU P&SC direct spend requirements and local requirements for the GeoUnit.
  • For Division GU P&SC direct spend, support through the identification of suppliers, RFQ and engaging the GSC and other stakeholders as required.
  • Define a high-performance supply base for locally managed commodities.
  • Lead the request for information, quotation, proposal and bidding processes, minimizing risk, and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery, and total cost of ownership.
  • Lead the supplier evaluation and selection processes, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, Supplier Managers and Division stakeholders. Ensure all decisions for selection and onboarding are documented.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers to meet quality, delivery, and cost objectives.
  • Lead the contracting process with suppliers in coordination with Supply Chain Contract Specialists.
  • Engage suppliers for RFxand allocate spend in line with the Global Category Strategy.
  • Monitor sourcing projects to ensure on-time completion and full implementation, including all Purchasing data required to transact.
  • Engage with all appropriate stakeholders within the GeoUnit, Division and Central teams to meet defined objectives and ensure the effective implementation of Sourcing Plans.
  • Identify opportunities and implement actions to continuously reduce wasted time, money, and resources.
  • Comply with all Schlumberger and local procedures applicable to the job function. Ensure full compliance throughout the GeoUnit or Center with Schlumberger Financial Manual and Sourcing Procedures.

Experience & Exposures:

  • Procurement specialist
  • P2P specialist
  • Production planner




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.


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