NPD Sourcing Specialist | Schlumberger

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NPD Sourcing Specialist

Sugar Land - United States

Job Title:  NPD Sourcing Specialist

Location: Sugar Land, TX. Hybrid (Option to work remotely 2 out of 5 days per week)

Job Description:

We are a global technology company driving innovation and transformation across the energy industry and beyond. With a footprint across 120 countries we design, develop, and deliver technology the transforms how we work as one. We're helping companies achieve net zero and get to net positive to navigate new energy transition. And we need more innovators who share our passion for discovery to help us shape the future.

The are looking for an NPD (New Product Development) Sourcing Specialist to join our Supply Chain Team. In this role the NPD 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
  • Analyze technical drawings and specifications to expertly facilitate sourcing of parts and products
  • 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
  • Collaborates with internal planning, quality and engineering teams and external suppliers 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

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business or equivalent experience in those areas
  • 3-5 years of experience in supply chain, manufacturing, engineering, 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 (SAP, Ariba preferred)
  • Experience sourcing made to order parts (e.g., machined parts) and electronics
  • Thorough understanding of Sourcing methodologies & inter-personal skills to develop supplier relationships
  • Candidates must be able to reside and work in the US without sponsorship

About Us:

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet. At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act- how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer. Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.

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.

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