Schlumberger Supplier Leader in Al, United States

Supplier Leader

Location: Al-Khobar - Saudi Arabia

We are looking for a Supplier Leader , Saudi national for our Supply Chain operations in Al-Khobar.

Job Summary:

Manages the global relationship with an assigned supplier or group of local suppliers of a Center/Basin/Country portfolio, in accordance with the Category Management strategy. Represents the focal point of contact and ensures "one voice" with the assigned suppliers.


Direct Report: Geomarket SC Manager or Supplier Manager;

and maintains close relationship with Supplier Managers and Category Managers.

Cross functional relationship: Maintains a close working relationship with Category, Supplier Management and Sustaining teams

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Key responsibilities:

- Sets performance objectives with assigned suppliers (cost reduction, lead time reduction, Quality improvement). Defines baseline, improvement targets and monitors progress through a regularly updated supplier scorecard. - Prepares and leads regular management reviews (Scorecards with main performance indicators, strategic positioning evaluation, 3-year business perspectives, and strategic product/market developments). - Reviews and consolidates internal demand provided by the Centers and arbitrates issues. - Prepares for and manages negotiations in accordance with Group interests. - Selects target tools/products and conducts total cost of integration analysis at tool/product level, including Price, Lead Time and Quality costs. - Leads the supplier risk assessment and ensures regular updates. - Communicates the supplier's strategy and all key events of the relationship to the Category, Sourcing, Supplier Quality teams, and Center Supply Chain Managers. Reports deviations to plan and takes appropriate action to correct direction. - Participates in internal and supplier audits under supervision of the Supply Chain Center Manager/Geomkt - Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources from assigned tasks. - Complies with all Schlumberger and local procedures applicable to the job function - Employees may be assigned other duties in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the location or Company.

Specific deliverables of the position

- Supplier analysis - Price reduction and Cost savings targets - Lead time and non-conformance improvement targets - Supplier engagement strategy - Supplier compliance reports

Key Performance metrics that relates to the job

- On time delivery - Lead time improvement - Non-conformance improvement - Cost savings and price reductions - Compliance rates - Customer satisfaction

Previous Experience and Competencies:

Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing.

Preferred minimum experience of 3 years in Supply Chain.

Competencies to be kept current:

- Interpersonal skills including; -High collaboration with others-Managing Change-Negotiating-Presentation

- Must have good Leadership and management skills

- Must be Analytical and structured and be able to influence change

- Performance management capabilit


Ability to demonstrate principled leadership with sound business ethics and consistency with principles, values, and behavior.

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. We have more than 20 years of experience in delivering world-class service to our customers through integrated projects. These projects range from basic service coordination through to complete development and abandonment of fields. To meet the growing needs of our business we are encouraging applications from experienced professionals who share our passion for delivering excellence in all aspects of project delivery.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.