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Category Specialist - Sr. Category Specialist

Date:  Oct 10, 2021
Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77032

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Summary: Category Specialist – Sr. Category Specialist (D&E Machining, Tools & Services)

This position is primarily responsible for overseeing Machined products for downhole tools (Primary focus on MLWD tools, RSS tools).

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Under broad direction, may support one or more related categories as directed by Portfolio and Category Leadership
  • Implement strategic sourcing and category strategies in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Contribute to assessment of current market situations and identification of opportunities
  • Contribute to detailed planning and execution of improvement actions with users and suppliers
  • Negotiates with suppliers and prepares contracts and agreements under the direction of Category Manager
  • Recommends value added projects/opportunities. Coordinate training of category community and field personnel
  • Act as an interface between business and supplier for category, resolving category issues
  • Engage with stakeholders and internal customers to ensure alignment of business and category strategy
  • May represent the Category Manager on teams and councils, as assigned. Participate in supply chain governance and performance management activities
  • Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, Marketing, Business, or Supply Chain Management or similar discipline and a minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • Certification as a Supply Chain Professional preferred
  • Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles give (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available from Category Specialist up to a Sr. Category Specialist

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, Marketing, Business, or Supply Chain Management required.
  • Basic knowledge of (a) Manufacturing Processes, (b) Continuous Improvement and (c) Quality Management a plus  
  • Requires minimum of 3 years of experience in category related goods and services which includes experience in two or more of the following roles: Procurement, Manufacturing Ops Mgmt., Manufacturing Engineering, Technology, Field Operations
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment; prior experience in O&G equipment manufacture would be a plus
  • Ability to interpret mechanical drawings, technical specifications, Bills of Materials is a plus
  • Prior experience in sourcing and/or vendor management and/or contracts negotiations
  • Proficiency in Data Analysis using Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKVUP, Combining data sets etc.)  
 
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

 

Location

3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 

 

Job Details

Requisition Number: 95756 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Support Services
Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 


Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Machinist, Quality Manager, Supply, Supply Chain Manager, Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality, Operations