Purchasing Specialist | Schlumberger

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Purchasing Specialist

Florence - United States

The Purchasing 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 Purchasing 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. 

Location: Florence, KY 
Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Create and maintain purchase orders 
  • Qualify purchasing requests 
  • Launching sourcing project 
  • Be responsible for purchase order (PO) processing. 
  • Support the user defining purchase requests when needed. 
  • Define the correct buying channel for each request; choose the best supplier in terms of price, quality, and lead time. 
  • Ensure that a PO is created correctly (UOM, currencies, quantity, etc.), and follow up on any issues related to PO creation. 
  • Create and dispatch supplier POs to supplier. 
  • Involve the Procurement Specialist Spot Buyer in spot buys when no catalogs are available. 
  • Involve the Procurement Specialist Field in spot buys when local knowledge is required or if purchase threshold is exceeded. 
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with suppliers and P2P Specialist. 
  • Escalate complex issues to the Category Procurement Leader. 
  • Perform problem solving for noncomplex issues with operations users. 
  • Propose documentation changes and process improvements when required. 
  • Track deviations and raise nonconformances in reporting data base. 
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects. 

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related Procurement/Supply Chain role. 
  • Non-degreed, 5 years of experience in Purchasing/Supply Chain related role. 
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship. 

SLB 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, veteran or military status, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, or other characteristics protected by law. We are an “Equal Opportunity Employer".  We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation / modification to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability to assist in the hiring process, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in the interview process, please contact accommodationhotline@slb.com to request assistance. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to. We are committed to a culture where everyone feels like they belong. To learn more about our diversity, equity, inclusion commitments, please visit our Diversity & Inclusion | SLB (slb.com) for more information. SLB is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Purchasing Specialist
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