Procurement Specialist | Schlumberger

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Procurement Specialist

Rosharon - United States

Job Title: Procurement Specialist

Location: SLB Rosharon Center, Rosharon, TX USA


The Procurement 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 Procurement 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.


  • Be responsible for purchase order (PO) processing and maintenance.
  • 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.
  • Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all orders, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems, and active management/closure of Purchase Orders.
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers such as lead times, price, etc
  • Manage changes to purchase orders (expedites/deferrals/cancellations) as required based on changes in demand requirements.
  • Work with accounts payable team and expeditors to identify and resolve any invoice issues.
  • Escalate complex issues to the Category Procurement Leader.
  • 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).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering OR Supply Chain
  • At least 2 to 3 years of experience in Engineering/Manufacturing/Supply Chain preferred
  • Experience with SAP/Ariba preferred
  • Candidate must have strong analytical skills, good proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and sound time management and Organizational Skills. Thorough understanding of Purchasing/Procure-to-Pay methodologies & inter-personal skills to develop supplier relationships is an added advantage.
  • Candidate must be able to able to work and reside in the US without US visa sponsorship at any time now or in future

About SLB:

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet. Together, we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy, for the benefit of all.

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".  For more information regarding your rights, refer to the latest version of the "EEO is the Law" poster, the "EEO is the Law-Supplement" poster, and the "Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision" located here:

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 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 ( for more information.

SLB is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested

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