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Order Management Lead

Company: Weatherford
Location: Meriden
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.
We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.
Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.
When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.
Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Weatherford is hiring a Order Management Lead for our Wallingford Connecticut facility. The Order Management Lead will be working within a supportive, inclusive team in a fast-paced, progressive environment. Weatherford provides full training, excellent benefits and fantastic career progression.
Job Purpose
As Order Management Lead you'll be responsible for managing incoming MFG and R&M orders, obtaining pricing from suppliers and previous internal orders, and developing cost estimates for oil and gas equipment. The primary duties are the efficient tracking of orders and the effective communication and expediting of customer orders to ensure customer satisfaction. Also responsible for communicating Leadtime delivery based on input from Planning and Procurement Areas.
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with Company's Security, Compliance & HSE policies, Management System, relevant laws, regulations, standards, and industry practices and complies with the Company's Rules to Live By

  • Places Quality, Health & Safety, Security and protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers or the communities in which we live and work at risk

  • Seeks continual improvement in Health, Safety, Security & protection of the Environment, taking into account responsible care, process vulnerabilities, public, customer and employee inputs, knowledge and technology and best business practices to exceed customer expectations


    • Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherford's Management System

    • Maintains service quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business and continually seeks areas for improvement


      • Order management and quoting specific customer requirements

      • Enter orders as received from domestic and international intercompany customers

      • Responsible for managing order through completion and having accountability for all orders per customer requirements including expediting orders as needed

      • Respond promptly to customer requests

      • Manage high volume of orders and respond to and follow up to all emails with definitive responses including all due diligence at all times

      • Coordinate request for quotations with external vendors, engineering and manufacturing

      • Coordinate order changes with customer and manufacturing

      • Coordinate technical assistance as needed

      • Maintain intercompany price book

      • Create and maintain product cost models that accurately reflect data

      • Develop and manage customer quotations, including pricing and delivery terms

      • Identify cost-reduction opportunities

      • Identify potential order issues and take corrective action to prevent delays and customer dissatisfaction.

      • Liaise with Planning, Procurement, production, shipping, and warehouse staff regarding availability, delivery times, and orders

      • Manage customer returns and order cancellations

      • Manage order entry and processing, including order validation, pricing, and delivery schedule

      • Manage workflow and guide staff regarding cost estimating and pricing

      • Provide accurate cost estimates to ensure profitable sales of products/services

      • Request quotes from suppliers to obtain equipment prices

      • Update and maintain customer orders in the organization's ERP system

      • Work with sales and customer service teams to resolve order issues and discrepancies

      • Callout when scheduled. Must be available for weekly on call rotation 24/7 at different intervals

      • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraint of the job


        • Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and where appropriate external


          • All employees have an accountability to the organization to be financially responsible whether they are in charge of a function budget or simply their own expenses

          • Costs incurred should be within approved budget, processed within agreed time frames & following the relevant financial policy and procedure


            • Employees have a responsibility for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function, compliance & business standards training to enhance their knowledge, skills and experience

            • Employees should engage on a regular basis with their line manager to discuss their personal performance, objectives and opportunities to enhance their skills and experience to support their career potential

              VISION & LEADERSHIP

              • Demonstrates leadership, ethical behavior and adherence to Weatherford standards at all times

                Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

                • At least 3+ years of shipping, logistics, or supply chain experience in a manufacturing, oil and gas-related industry, or similar environment.

                • Ability to create cost models that capture accurate information.

                • Ability to develop and interpret complex reports from complex data sources.

                • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

                • Budgeting and cost control methods

                • Cost estimating techniques

                • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

                • Experience working in a fast-paced environment managing multiple tasks & multiple priorities

                • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook

                • Knowledge of order management systems

                • Procurement and supply chain techniques

                • Solid understanding of the manufacturing process, materials, and technology

                • Must have the ability to work with different time zones


                  • Proficiency with SAP, Microsoft Dynamics 365, or other ERP/CRM software systems.

                  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Business, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.

                    Job Locations US-CT-WALLINGFORD
                    ID 2024-250193
                    Category SUPPLY CHAIN
                    Position Type Regular Full-Time

Keywords: Weatherford, Meriden , Order Management Lead, Executive , Meriden, Connecticut

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