Logistics Specialist | Schlumberger

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Logistics Specialist

Bogota, D.C., Capital District, Colombia - Colombia

About SLB

Together we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet. With operations in 120 countries, we have more than 98,000 from 170 different nationalities; we lead the industry focused on diversity and inclusion. Visit www.slb.com for more information.

About this role

The Logistics Specialist is responsible to manage and coordinate the domestic or international movement of assets, products, and materials upon the request of the Business Line. They optimize equipment utilization, select the most cost-effective routings and MoTs and plan / book these shipments with approved carriers and 3PLs, comply with the selection of preferred contracted carriers or internal fleet, and secure delivery as per the established service level.


  • Be the BL's logistics focal point for their logistics movements.
  • Validate transport requests and required delivery dates for a defined geographic region or lane(s) to achieve on-time delivery.
  • Prepare equipment load plans per planning standard operating procedures to maximize rental and call-out equipment utilization.
  • Leverage planning and use rate checker tools to achieve competitive costs by applying preferred contracted rates.
  • Plan effective shipment/truck routings, leverage consolidation/cargo optimization, and maximize backload opportunities to drive down costs where possible.
  • Monitor shipment execution, track shipment movements and manage deviations with our logistics suppliers while keep internal stakeholders updated.
  • Manage weekly fixed schedules and regional milk runs.
  • Issue work orders before each move with associated cost approvals.
  • Identify logistics network improvement projects or opportunities.
  • Ensure full compliance of transports with the international transport regulations.
  • Monitor cargo moves status and performances and investigates deviations.
  • Implement proactive and corrective measures combined with appropriate communication when early warning signs of deviation are detected.
  • Assess carrier performance with respect to on-time delivery and on-time pickup.
  • Manage international or domestic logistics movements ensuring compliance with Schlumberger policies and processes as well as local regulations including but not limited to finance, personnel, LTC guidelines and QHSE.
  • Ensure proper storage of electronic documents in the system.
  • Act as the interface with the Import/Export Teams and assure smooth communication flow between parties.
  • Participate in the performance analysis meeting.
  • Monitor and capture logistics milestone data in the business system.
  • Report any deviation in QUEST and follow up on action plan to ensure continuous improvement on service quality.
  • Obtain the necessary freight cost approval from the Business line representatives and shortlist offers from Freight Forwarders in the bidding system.

Qualifications and Requirements

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineer, Logistics, Supply chain or related fields

Advance English is required.

2 to 5 years of professional experience with Logistics Operations

Other skills and abilities

Focus and results-oriented

Excellent verbal communications

Proactive and self-learner

SLB as an employer

As a leading employer in our industry, SLB is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. SLB 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.