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Supplier Leader

Company: Schlumberger
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Supplier Leader manages the relationship with an assigned supplier, or group of suppliers, on behalf of Schlumberger globally, aligned with the strategy for that supplier's Category. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Set performance objectives for assigned suppliers (quality improvement, on-time delivery, lead-time reduction, cost reduction) and ensure suppliers deliver on these objectives through detailed supplier development plans.
  • Top 20 managed suppliers are $61M, top 30 suppliers are $65M
  • Define baseline and improvement targets while monitoring progress through a regularly updated supplier scorecard.
  • Prepare and lead periodic management reviews, using scorecards with main performance indicators, three-year business perspectives, and strategic product/market developments.
  • Identify and select project teams for supplier development, involving Operations, Manufacturing, Sustaining, and Quality; and seeks allocation of resources as appropriate.
  • Prepare and manage negotiations in accordance with business strategy.
  • Ensure that all managed suppliers have appropriate executed contracts in place, are monitored and that full value extraction is delivered.
  • Lead supplier risk assessments (financial, operational, ESG, etc.) and ensure quarterly updates.
  • Engage with managed suppliers to ensure they align with Schlumberger's sustainability requirements, including human rights obligations, local-content commitments, and the commitment to reduce GHG footprint. Ensure suppliers provide Schlumberger with the detailed GHG emissions certificate for their products/services and responses to other ESG inquiries on request.
  • Communicate supplier strategy and key events of such relationships to the category, sourcing, supplier quality teams, and geographical Supply Chain Managers.
  • Report deviations to plan and take appropriate actions to correct them.
  • Identify opportunities and implement action plans to reduce waste.
  • Participate in production and planning meetings to represent Supply Chain.
  • Supplier relationship management
    • Quarterly Business Reviews
    • Contract Negotiations
    • Price Negotiations
    • Forecast Management
    • Audit coordination
    • Business Outlook (internal/external) Qualifications and Experience:
      • Degree holder in BS or MS in Supply Chain 3 years working in supply chain working with suppliers and managing contracts.
      • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience, with experience in Supplier Management role, Negotiation.
      • Ability to energize, develop and build rapport at all levels within an organization.
      • Experienced in Strong understanding and implementation of Supplier Engagement Model.
      • Experienced in working with 3rd Party Suppliers and Logistics Service Providers.
      • Proficient in supply chain planning, cost analysis, business forecasting and inventory optimization. Strong in Excel and PowerPoint Presentation.
      • Highly customer focused and motivated to ensure excellent supply chain and operations performance is maintained for customers. Passion for ensuring customer needs is fully met.
      • Excellent communication skills and networking capabilities.
      • Self-motivated, confident, ability to work independently and effectively in virtual/remote capacity. Experienced in working within an international business environment preferred.
      • Fluent in English.
      • SAP or similar ERP systems.
      • Experience to Ariba.
      • Exposure to manufacturing.
      • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without experience. 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. Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Keywords: Schlumberger, Lawrence , Supplier Leader, Professions , Lawrence, Kansas

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