Sourcing Specialist | Schlumberger

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Sourcing Specialist

Sugar Land - United States

The NPD Sourcing Specialist is responsible for ensuring items or services are purchased from specified and qualified suppliers and are delivered upon agreed terms and conditions, always seeking maximum value for the company including agreed time and cost. The NPD Sourcing 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.


  • Launch NPD sourcing plan for assigned NPD projects
  • Send Request for quotes for entire NPD project scope
  • Select supplier based on best value, quality, and delivery
  • Interface and collaborate with NPD Engineering and Project Management
  • Meet commercialization goals, timelines, and budgets for appropriate handover

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day interactions with suppliers and Procurement Secialist
  • Conduct weekly progress meetings with Engineering Team
  • Conduct QBR’s with Engineering and Project Management
  • Support the user defining purchase requests when needed.
  • Define the correct buying channel for each purchased item based on technical requirement, price and lead time.
  • Escalate complex issues to the Category Sourcing Leader, Supplier Leader, Supplier Quality
  • Perform knowledge management.
  • Perform problem solving for noncomplex issues with operations users.
  • Trigger catalog and buying guide updates when required.
  • Propose documentation changes and process improvements when required.
  • Track deviations and raise nonconformances in QUEST.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Use all required procurement tools when required or mandated by process (Ariba, ASL, QUEST).


MInimun Job Requirements:

  • Years of experience  2 to 3 years experience in procurement
  • Degree type and area Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) or equivalent
  • Special skills  well-organized, detail oriented and meet deadlines
  • Systems, SAP  SAP Procurement, Sourcing & Planning modules & Ariba


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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