Sourcing Specialist | Schlumberger

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Sourcing Specialist

Stonehouse - United Kingdom

Job title:

Sourcing Specialist



Stonehouse Technology Center, UK


About Schlumberger:

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.


Job Summary:

The Sourcing Specialist is responsible to implement sourcing plans and tactics to effectively manage the sourcing activities related to their assigned portfolio to maximize supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time) and support the business plan in the Engineering Centre.


Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

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

  • Launch Sourcing Project
  • Initiate Supplier Contract
  • Conduct Request for Information
  • Conduct Request for Quote
  • Review and Negotiate Supplier Contract
  • Award and Finalize Sourcing Project
  • Maintain Vendor Master Data
  • Identify and Assign Product and Material for Job

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Implement sourcing plans with the goal of assuring specified quality, meeting required delivery times, and minimizing cost.
  • Document the performance of action plans and timelines for assigned sourcing projects.
  • Select a high-performance supply base for assigned portfolio, in accordance with a short-list of preferred suppliers defined by Category Managers.
  • Conduct requests for information, quotation, information, proposal (RFI/Q/P) and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and cost.
  • Evaluate current and prospective suppliers through supplier reviews, site visits and audits, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, to assure supply capabilities, ontime delivery, quality and service.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives.
  • Execute contract negotiation and development in coordination with Sourcing Manager and Contract Specialists.
  • Drive the parts and process qualification in coordination with Supplier Quality teams.
  • Work closely with Sourcing Manager or Sourcing Leader to guarantee supply for portfolios.
  • Identify opportunities and implement actions to continually reduce wasted time, money, and resources from assigned tasks.
  • Comply with Schlumberger and local procedures applicable to the job function.



Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in either: supply chain related subject such as Manufacturing Technology, or: appropriate engineering technical degree related to the subject areas below.



  • Technical understanding, familiarity, experience or education in any / all of:
    • Electromechanical devices and systems, ie motors, generators
    • Electrical PWA board design, build, supply
    • Mechanical parts design, machining, coating, casting and / or 3D printing
  • Experience in a Supply Chain or Manufacturing environment, preferably lower volume / higher complexity such as:
    • Aerospace
    • Racing cars
    • Robotics
    • Instrumentation


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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