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Company: Weatherford International Inc
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are focused on providing a challenging and enriching career path with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are an innovative, global company with wide-ranging opportunities that include career-enhancing talent rotations. Our structured career paths will ensure that you know what it takes to build your ideal career at Weatherford when you join our Company. We also offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance coverage, income protection plans, a 401(k) savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off for vacation.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Our Buyer has primary responsibility for purchasing materials, supplies and services within established limits and quality, quantity and price guidelines. You will work with items that are readily available and quantities are generally small. Day to day you will be buying from local retailers, wholesalers, jobbers and sales representatives. You will prepare purchase orders, maintain a list of preferred suppliers and prepare routine and special reports as required. In addition you will obtain quotes, negotiate delivery arrangements and you may also be responsible for locating new sources of supply. Level: Performs more complex duties requiring some skills and judgment. Some decision making may be made independently; may work under supervision. Developing knowledge and problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Compile information and records to prepare purchase orders in accordance with proper procedures.
    * Interview and confer with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price availability, and delivery schedule.
    * Estimate values according to knowledge of market prices.
    * Review bid proposals and negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
    * Maintain manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, cost, delivery, product quality or performance and inventories.
    * 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.
    * Select and order merchandise from showings by representatives or purchase items on open market.
    * 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.


    * Good verbal communication 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.
    * 2+ years of related billing, accounting or purchasing experience
    * College/University Degree preferred
    * JDE/SAP knowledge preferred
    * MRP knowledge

Keywords: Weatherford International Inc, College Station , Buyer, Other , Huntsville, Texas

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