Chemicals Sourcing Leader | Schlumberger

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Chemicals Sourcing Leader

Sugar Land - United States

The Chemicals Sourcing Leader implements strategies and tactics to effectively manage the local chemical sourcing of a Center/Basin/Country portfolio in order to maximize supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time) and support the business plan. Responsibilities may include managing a team of Sourcing Specialists.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Creates sourcing plans that secure supply and minimize supply chain disruptions, in accordance with Category sourcing strategies
  • Develops action plans, timelines and resource assignments for sourcing projects
  • Locates and selects a high-performance supply base in accordance with short-list of preferred suppliers defined by Category managers
  • Leads the RFI/Q/P (Request for Information/Quotation/information/Proposal) and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and total cost of ownership
  • Leads supplier evaluation, assessment, qualification, and selection processes, up to parts and process qualification, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, and Supplier Manager
  • Negotiates prices and terms with suppliers in order to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives
  • Leads the contracting process with suppliers in coordination with Sourcing Specialists and Supply Chain Contract Specialists
  • Allocates product demand across suppliers and in line with the Global Category Strategy and the Global Supplier Management Strategy
  • Monitors sourcing projects to assure on-time completion and guaranteed supply for all portfolios
  • Builds strong relationships with internal customers in order to meet defined objectives
  • Responsible for delivering a top performing workforce
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources from assigned tasks
  • Complies with all Schlumberger and local procedures applicable to the job function

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain, Chemistry
  • 5 years experience in chemical sourcing
  • Ability to demonstrate principled leadership with sound business ethics and consistency with principles, values, and behavior.
  • Competencies to be kept current:
    • Interpersonal skills including;
    • High collaboration with others
    • Managing Change
    • Negotiating
    • Communication
    • Must have good Leadership and management skills
    • Must be Analytical and structured and be able to influence change
    • Performance management capability.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship. 

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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