Supply Chain Specialist | NES Fircroft

Supply Chain Specialist

  • Competitive
  • United States Texas Houston
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Geothermal
The Supply Chain Specialist will influence the development and execution of category management strategies. This role will be responsible for supporting Drilling & Completions related categories including, but not limited to, well stimulation, OCTG, wireline, coiled tubing, cementing, drill bits, fishing, casing accessories, workover services, and facilities construction. You will have the opportunity to help create and implement category management strategies in line with the company’s goals and objectives. The Supply Chain Specialist will report to the Category Manager.

  • Perform market analysis and leverage supply chain knowledge to understand and articulate market trends that may impact internal stakeholders and category strategies
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and suppliers to define scope, identify risks, and analyze supplier capabilities
  • Support bid solicitation, negotiation, contract execution, implementation, and management
  • Recommend and implement process improvement opportunities regarding policy, process optimization, forecasting, and supplier relationship management
  • Establish metrics to monitor, track, and improve supplier performance to ensure continuous improvement
  • Ensure compliance with contract terms, both legal and commercial. Provide effective overview of supplier performance to contract. Manage supplier issues and disputes to effective resolution
  • Challenge business plans where alternate opportunities exist to deliver higher value outcomes, ensuring all options have been duly evaluated
  • Identify sourcing opportunities through contract assessments, stakeholder engagement and spend analytics

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in supply chain, contracts, or project management
  • Strong understanding of upstream exploration and production of oil and gas
  • Experience managing drilling or completion related services, tangibles and related supply markets
  • Experience with ERP systems

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent networking and communication skills complemented by the ability to develop and sustain strategic relationships
  • Self-starter with a track record of developing, implementing, and managing strategic supply chain initiatives
  • Ability to influence management through the use of high quality, well-structured communications, both written and verbal to ensure linkage with business strategies and drive understanding of the resulting impact
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, negotiation and problem solving skills

This position is intended to move to a full time position dependent on candidate performance

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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