Buyer (26901) Houston, Texas

Job Scope
Purchase drilling rig products and accessorials, analyze requisition requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Review purchase order requisitions for completeness and accuracy
  •     Prepare and issue purchase orders
  •     Issue request for quotes to approved suppliers
  •     Negotiate best value and monitor order progress
  •     Actively communicate with internal and external contacts
  •     Drive improvements in on-time delivery and responsiveness to customer demands
  •     Assist Accounts Payables in the resolution of problems associated with invoices.
  •     Work closely with the onsite team and other regional buying teams to identify standardization / efficiency opportunities and share best practices.
  •     Balance delivery of day to day activities with proactive identification and resolution of problems / opportunities.
  •     Perform other duties as assigned with highest standard of business ethics while conforming to Weatherford Quality and Procurement Policy, as well as other applicable policies and procedures.


  •     Understanding of local vendor base and product knowledge
  •     Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems – Preference to SAP
  •     1-2 years of purchasing experience with preference given to an oil & gas industry background.
  •     Understanding of overall purchasing process
  •     Ability to manage a high transaction load and complete requirements on-time