Procurement Specialist - Senior Procurement

Date:  Sep 8, 2023

Odessa, TX, US, 79763

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.


Leads and supports sourcing activities for multiple stakeholders and categories. Leads, facilitates, and implements sourcing activities through a combination of tactical and strategic sourcing initiatives particular to the needs of Permian field operations.  Creates request for quotations (RFQ) or organizes competitive biddings from various suppliers to obtain best quality, delivery and price for goods and services. Implements agreements for local procurement of goods and. Assesses supplier performance and conducts reviews with suppliers.



  • With a strategic mindset, perform the day-to-day procurement and sourcing activities including competitive bidding, sourcing/RFx processes, cost savings activities, and commercial negotiations.
  • Provide the evaluation of vendor quotations utilizing appropriate negotiation and sourcing analysis techniques and implementation of proper contracts with emphasis on quality, delivery, total cost, and service necessary to meet requirements.
  • Partner with business unit stakeholders and existing suppliers to optimize procurement by driving supplier consolidations and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Work with existing supplier base to drive continuous improvement to key metrics including lead time, service level, quality, payment terms, inventory, and total cost of ownership.


Education Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Industrial Distribution, Business, or Supply Chain Management or similar discipline


Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Strategic Sourcing experience including execution of RFQ/RFP and reverse auction.
  • Experience in analyzing large data sets via Excel and others analytical tools.
  • Experience in calculating total cost of ownership for goods and services.
  • Experience working with an ERP system, preferably SAP.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Sourcing experience for the following categories: equipment repair & maintenance, equipment rentals, and general MRO materials
  • Professional certification (i.e., Certified Professional in Supply Management)
  • Prior knowledge and experience working in SAP Ariba
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or similar certification.
  • Experience leading negotiations with suppliers.


World Class Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, coverage in addition to life and disability insurance plans 
  • Paid Vacation Days, Paid Holidays and the ability to purchase additional days off  
  • Retirement and Savings (401K) Plan with a matching contribution  
  • Family Care program including paid time off to care for sick or injured immediate family members, adoption reimbursement, paternal and maternal leave for baby bonding and more. 
  • Employee Job Referral Bonus Program 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program 
  • Educational Assistance  


Additional Information

  • Eligible to participate in the Halliburton Retirement and Savings (401K) Plan as of the first day of employment. 


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 Procurement Specialist or Senior Procurement Specialist.

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.



6155 W Murphy, Odessa, Texas, 79763, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 177771 
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: Midland
Nearest Secondary Market: Midland

Job Segment: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Operations, Management