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Category Specialist-Senior Category Specialist

Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


  • 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

  • May represent the Category Manager on teams and councils, as assigned

  • Participate in supply chain governance and performance management activities

  • Acts as focal point for category support and takes ownership to drive category needs forward.

  • 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 given (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, including Category Sepcialist Sr.

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.



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


Job Details

Requisition Number: 164536 
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: Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Manager, Performance Management, Supply, Operations, Human Resources