Area Buyer II

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Job Family: Procurement
Updated At: 2018-07-17

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ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedInTwitterYouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purchases materials or other goods and/or coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as equipment, supplies and advertising for establishment.  Duties include but are not limited to, preparing purchase orders, vendor relations, reviewing bid proposals, negotiating contracts and corrective action for defective goods.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Purchase quality products with timely deliveries at the best price.

Expedite current purchase orders for delivery.

Process and communicate NCR reports with suppliers.

Negotiate contracts for services.

Review and approve technical and administrative content of purchasing documentation.

Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, cost, delivery, product quality or performance and inventories.

Provide information to Purchasing Manager, as required, for monthly reports.

Perform all clerical requirements, as needed with reference to specific responsibilities.

Develop reliable sources of supply with sound supplier relations.

Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

May supervise lower level Buyers.

Maintain ethical conduct with all vendor relations.

Maintain open communication lines with other departments.

Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Good verbal communication and negotiating skills.

Knowledge of billing practices and controls.

Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Ability to effectively work with employees, supervisors, vendors and customers.

General computer knowledge including the use the Microsoft Office programs.

Buying experience with raw materials and machine parts.

Familiarization with manufacturing and service environment.

Prior billing, accounting or purchasing experience required.

Proficient typing skills.

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Preferred:

Knowledge of JD Edwards operating systems.

3-5 years of purchasing experience.

Prior experience in supervisory role.

Bachelor degree or higher.

 

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

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