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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 9:02 AM

Job Description
The Category Specialist : Chemicals will be part of the team responsible for the development of strategic plans surrounding Universal Pressure Pumpings Chemical Portfolio.

They will have strong skills in engaging office, field personnel and suppliers to managing chemical requirements. Additionally, strategic thinking skills to support the SCM Manager : Chemical in developing and executing supply strategies, sourcing experience, and contracts negotiations and contract management as required. Additionally, working with internal SCM stakeholders managing logistics to support pressure pumping operations is critical to the success of this position in the long term. Moderate to frequent travel is required and candidate must be willing to work outside of normal office hours. The candidate should have significant experience within the pressure pumping and broader O and G industry, strong communication and interpersonal skills, a high level of motivation/work ethic and a proven track record in management of a diverse customer base.

This position will work under the direction of the SCM Manager : Chemicals.

Detailed Description:
The selected candidate will also be accountable for the tactical execution of the Chemical Plans to support UPPs regional business including but not limited to:
Working with the Sales/Business Development team to develop chemical forecasts
Ensuring that any chemical gaps are identified early and mitigated as needed
Creating Purchase Requisitions for chemical as the business needs dictate
Managing daily performance of chemical suppliers
Ensuring that all Chemical Purchase Orders are in place to support logistics execution

Managing/Mitigating any chemical supplier failures
Managing Open Purchase Orders
Reviewing district inventory count to determine purchase quantities
:Execute or support market intelligence gathering and analysis to support the creation of strategic plans for the chemical category
:Understand both regional and national supply and demand market players and dynamics to input into category plans and support initiative planning and execution
:Understand and utilize should cost and other cost models as it relates to commercial impacts to support the chemical category
:Execute or support strategic sourcing events, spot bidding, relationship management, or other activities coming out of the chemical category plan
:Provide guidance and leadership for RFP development and evaluation, negotiations, supplier selection, and award recommendation as determined
:Prepare and lead fact:based negotiations and execute contracts utilizing approved terms and conditions
:Responsible and accountable for regional stakeholder management during all phases of the category management process. Work with stakeholders in implementing category strategies including: contract awards, supplier performance metrics (where applicable) and ongoing performance improvement initiatives
:As needed, execute performance management of high spend, strategic impact suppliers

Job Requirements:
Must be self:motivated, with the ability to oversee and motivate others and influence decisions, capable of identifying problems and recommending alternative solutions
Must be a self:starter able to take initiative, make decisions and drive for results.
Must demonstrate a high level of professional integrity and demeanor
Strong written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and written report preparation
Excellent networking skills complemented by the ability to develop and sustain strategic relationships
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment
Strong analytical abilities including the capability to perform detailed market analysis as required
Extremely organized and able to work on multiple priorities with a diverse customer base
Expedient problem


• Location: Houston

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