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Job Family: Category management
Updated At: 2018-11-08

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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.



The Procurement Control Tower has been set up as part of the Transformation Project with Price Management as one of the key factors for the success. The Procurement Control Tower is a key role that will greatly influence the success of the Price Management as well as Process Discipline part of the Transformation Project. Some of the requirements for the role are listed below:

Proficient knowledge and skill in procurement concepts

Proficiency in JDE system (Able to navigate/ use and oversee JDE transactions)

Possess excellent communication and negotiation skills

Possess basic structural knowledge of Weatherford Product Lines and their functioning

Possess vendor / OEM knowledge to serve as advisory to the requestors in case diversion of orders is required


Responsible to ensure that the Procurement Control Tower approval stays compliant to the established guidelines and procedures as outlined in the PCT Work Instruction, or as otherwise communicated by management.

Ensure that all OR approvals are done in a timely and efficient manner, and that communication with internal customers is initiated when further information is required

Seeks assistance from Manager, as needed, to ensure that the exceptions to the process are managed in a compliant manner

Ensure the savings generated from the Price Management strategy are recorded and reported in a timely manner, on a weekly basis.

Ability to recognize and analyze trends within Geozones/Procurement groups and communicate those identified trends to management 

Ensure individual compliance with Company QHSE policies / procedures.

Complete all policy acknowledgements within allotted time frame

Provide direct support to all Geozones by ensuring the OR’s that have PCT in workflow are reviewed and approved in a timely and compliant manner.

Provide support to Operational urgencies as required.

Ability to provide one-on-one and/or group training via phone/Skype to ensure understanding of processes and requirements

Reliability in both attendance and timeliness required for this key position.

Ability to provide scheduled weekend/holiday coverage, as needed, is required.

This role has no direct reports

Work with PCT Manager to identify potential areas of improvement and suggest solutions toward the same.

Ensure that the internal customer that is the Operations has been provided with accurate information in a timely manner to allow them to execute their job efficiently.

Provide efficient response to internal customer queries.

This role has no administrative responsibility.

Accountability for order reviews and compliance with outlined process, as defined in the PCT Work Instruction, or as otherwise communicated by Management.



High School, Diploma or Degree from reputable institute

3-5 Years of working in Industry / Supply Chain Management

Good Oral / Written English communication skill.

Ability to understand and work on JDE Application

Ability to work stand alone on the functional responsibilities


Supply Chain Management from reputable institute

Experience in Oilfield industry

Experience in working with all Product Lines in some capacity. Knowledge of working on other ERP packages

Ability to read/write/speak Spanish is preferred, but not required

Needs to be a team player with problem solving abilities



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.