Procurement Specialist | Schlumberger

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Procurement Specialist

Petaling Jaya - Malaysia

Supply Chain | Procurement Specialist


Job Description


• The Procurement Specialist is responsible for ensuring 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.

• The Procurement Specialist is responsible for delivering high-quality purchasing services on a day-to-day basis according to defined procedures, respecting quantity, quality and timing. This person ensures quality of services provided and contributes to improvement and knowledge management of purchasing processes.



• Responsible for Purchase Order (PO) processing

• Support the user defining purchase requests when needed.

• Define correct buying channel for each request, chooses the best supplier in term of price, quality and lead time

• Validate the nature of the purchase request

• Obtain quotations, evaluate options, and conduct spot buys

• Ensures that a PO is created correctly, follows up any issues related to PO creation

• Involves location Procurement & Sourcing 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 Leader

• Performs problem solving for non-complex issues with field operations user

• Triggers catalog and buying guide updates when required

• Uses all required procurement tools when required or mandated by process

• Continuous improvement and knowledge management, participate in Continuous Improvement projects when required

• Proposes documentation changes / improvements to process when required

• Familiar with Procurement Procedures

• Provides advice and helps solve technical problems to comply according to the service descriptions and procedures, respecting quality and timing

• Ensures full compliance with Standards and Guideline

• Track deviations and raise non-conformance in system


• Passion for customer service

• Effective at cross-functional / cross-cultural teamwork

• Able to interact and manage internal customers effectively

• Possess ability to handle numerous requests simultaneously and prioritize effectively

• Responsive to field needs and sense of urgency

Required and Desired Skills:


• Previous experience in transactional procurement a plus but not mandatory

• Previous experience in commercial negotiation with suppliers

• Effective Business Communication (Written and Oral)



• Comprehensive understanding of all procurement systems, ERPs, & logistics systems

• Technical and supplier knowledge for one category and potential business segment

• Knowledge of Procurement Process, Approved Procurement channels, Approved Supplier List, and Supplier Identification

• Ability to interact in English and potentially other relevant language



• Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing or Manufacturing (or comparable degree) or requisite work experience

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.




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