Company: Weatherford International Inc
Posted on: November 24, 2022
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
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
* General computer knowledge including the use the Microsoft Office
* 2+ years of related billing, accounting or purchasing
* College/University Degree preferred
* JDE/SAP knowledge preferred
* MRP knowledge
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