materials specialist - Shreveport, United States - Schlumberger

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    Job Title:


    Job Discipline:

    Supply Chain Services


    PRS HQ

    Job Summary:

    The Materials Specialist is responsible to execute warehouse activities within the assigned Division/location. They ensure adherence to company standards, applying good housekeeping practices, with a strong focus on safety and efficiency, ensuring goods are received, stored and issued to internal and external customers in a timely manner. They maintain inventory accuracy, both physically and in the warehouse management system and provide support on planning and stock replenishment activities.


    These responsibilities are activities that correspond to the metro stops and key processes.

    • Manage Goods Issuance
    • Manage Goods Picking
    • Manage Goods Packing
    • Manage Goods Reception
    • Perform Inventory Count
    • Manage Stock Transfers

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Ensure compliance with established procedures and company standards to maintain effective control over the physical product flow and storage for the warehouse and other inventory areas.
    • Support operations by either supervising or directly executing warehouse processes (reception, issuance, counting, junking, etc.).
    • Implement required documentation and labelling per company standards and local requirements.
    • Maintain timely input to the Warehouse Management System and ensure accurate stock transaction records.
    • Proactively monitor and implement local strategies to reduce excess and ageing stock (specifically aim for a reduction of DSOH and slow-moving indicators) for the assigned Divisions.
    • Execute cycle count and periodical physical counts: plan creation/posting of adjustments/root cause and reporting per global procedure.
    • Perform periodic reviews of the exception reports in order to maintain data integrity in the Warehouse Management System, including but not limited to discrepancies between systems, unit price, aged open/failed/pending for approval/unmatched transactions, and inactive parts.
    • Promote, execute, and follow-up internal field material transfers, until final closure, ensuring quality controls are carried out and are compliant with the Division quality standards.
    • Aim for continuous improvement and regular use of Lean tools such as 5S exercise to improve WH efficiency and reduce waste. Implement, as applicable, advanced techniques (e.g., Kitting, Kanban) to improve local materials management efficiency.
    • Conduct periodic self-assessments and audits as dictated by the Schlumberger global processes.

    Experience & Exposures:

    • Material Management



    Minimum Job Qualifications:

    ERP Experience: 5 Years (SAP preferred)

    Microsoft Suite Experience: 5 years with strong background in Excel

    Excellent problem-solving skills.

    Ability to work independently.

    High School diploma or equivalent


    PRS Production Systems






    United States

    Employment Status:


    Preferred Qualifications:

    College degree preferred in finance, supply chain, accounting, business or related discipline.

    LEAN Six Sigma



    Title for Posting:

    Materials Specialist


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    The compensation and reference to benefits for this role is listed on this posting in compliance with applicable law. The selected candidate's compensation will be determined based on skills, experience, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that the compensation and benefits listed below are only applicable to successful candidates who are hired onto local United States payroll.

    At SLB, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at/near the top of the range. The anticipated salary range for this position is $68,000 - $72,000.

    SLB offers competitive compensation and benefits programs which include variable pay, health care coverage, retirement plan, protection coverage, time off and leave programs, and training and development opportunities. Perks and benefits are noted below.