Supplier Specialist | Schlumberger

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Supplier Specialist

Saline - Italy


Saline, Italy



We are Schlumberger, the leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry. Throughout much of the oil and gas lifecycle in over 120 countries; we design, develop, and deliver technology and services that transforms how work is done.

We define the boundaries of the industry by unleashing our talented people’s energy. We’re looking for innovators to join our diverse community of colleagues and develop new solutions and push the limits of what’s possible. If you share our passion for discovery and want to find out what you could really do, then here is the place to do it.

The Smith Bits production center located in Saline (PI) Smith Bits is a leading manufacturer of an extensive range of roller cone drill bits that provide superior drilling performance. These include premium tungsten carbide insert (TCI) bits and milled tooth (MT) bits designed to withstand high temperatures and endure long run times while drilling through soft to ultrahard formations. Select from a spectrum of industry-leading reliability, durability, and cutting efficiency options tailored for your specific applications.



The Supplier Specialist is responsible for managing a group of local suppliers for a center, basin or country portfolio, and is the key contact for the assigned suppliers.


Essential Responsabilities

  • Maintain Vendor Master Data
  • Review, Negotiate and Initiate supplier contract according to company interests
  • Implement performance objectives with assigned suppliers, including cost reduction, lead time reduction and quality improvement, and monitor progress through a regularly updated supplier scorecard.
  • Connect with Sourcing, the Procurement and Sourcing (P&S) Center, Product Line and local P&S teams to explain and implement the contract, shortening the ramp up phase.
  • Review and consolidate internal demand provided by Product Lines and centers and arbitrate priority issues.
  • Review the contract utilization and take corrective action when needed.
  • Select target tools and products, and conduct total cost of integration analysis, including price, lead time and quality costs.
  • Prepare and execute a Supplier Development Plan.
  • Lead the supplier risk assessment and ensure regular updates.
  • Participate in resolution of supplier queries and conflicts.
  • Communicate the supplier's strategy and key events of the supplier relationship to the Category, Sourcing and Supplier Quality teams. Report deviations from plan and take corrective action.
  • Onboard suppliers to the Supply Chain Portal, Global Traceability and future business systems.
  • Conduct in internal and supplier audits under supervision of the Supply Chain Center Manager or P&S Manager.
  • Lead incident investigations and remedial work plans.
  • Comply with Schlumberger and local procedures applicable to the job function.

Your background

  • Bs or Ms Degree in Industrial Engineering;
  • Good Knowledge of Office suite and Data analysis, experience with MRP software - Oracle will be considered a plus;
  • Fluent in Italian and English
  • Flexibility, team working and problem-solving skills.
  • Creativity and analytical skills;


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, or other characteristics protected by law.


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