Sourcing Specialist | Schlumberger

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Sourcing Specialist

Sugar Land - United States

Job Title: Sourcing Specialist

Location: Sugar Land, TX. Hybrid.


The Sourcing Specialist implements sourcing plans and tactics to effectively manage the sourcing activities related to his/her assigned portfolio to maximize supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time) and support the business plan.


  • Implements sourcing plans with the goal of assuring specified quality, required delivery times, and minimizing the total cost of the products and services
  • Documents performance to action plans and timelines for assigned sourcing projects
  • Selects a high-performance supply base for assigned portfolio, in accordance with short-list of preferred suppliers defined by Category Managers
  • Conducts RFI/Q/P (Request for Information/Quotation/information/Proposal) and bidding processes, minimizing risk, and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery, and cost
  • Evaluates current and prospective suppliers through supplier reviews, site visits and audits, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, to assure supply capabilities, on-time delivery, quality and service
  • Negotiates prices and terms with suppliers to meet specified quality, delivery, and cost objectives
  • Executes contract negotiation and development in coordination with Sourcing Manager and Contract Specialists
  • Drives the parts and process qualification, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams
  • Works closely with Sourcing Manager or Sourcing Leader to guarantee supply for all portfolios
  • Effectively communicates with and maintains the highest degree of relations between the Company and all levels of supplier personnel
  • Builds strong relationships with internal customers to meet defined objectives
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources from assigned tasks
  • Complies with all Schlumberger, EMS and local procedures applicable to the job function
  • Employees may be assigned other duties in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the location or Company


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business or equivalent experience in those areas
  • At least +3 years of experience in supply chain, manufacturing, or finance role
  • Candidate must have strong analytical skills, good proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and sound time management and Organizational Skills
  • ERP software systems experience 
  • Experience sourcing made to order parts (e.g., machined parts) and electronics
  • Thorough understanding of Sourcing methodologies & inter-personal skills to develop supplier relationships

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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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