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Category Specialist

Category Specialist

Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.

Job Title:

Category Specialist



Job Location:

3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway East, Houston, Texas 77032




Implements strategic sourcing and category strategies in accordance with policies and procedures. Contributes to assessment of current market situations and identification of opportunities. Contributes to detailed planning and execution of improvement actions with users and suppliers. Negotiates with suppliers and prepares contracts and agreements under the direction of Category Manager. Recommends value added projects/opportunities. Coordinates training of category community and field supply chain personnel. Acts as an interface between business and supplier for category, resolving supply chain issues. Participates in supply chain governance and performance management activities. Under broad direction, may support one or more related categories as directed by Category Leadership. 






Bachelor’s Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Engineering, Science, Marketing, Business, or Supply Chain Management and two (2) years of experience in the job offered or 2 years related experience.


Must have 2 years of experience with the following:


1.            Supply chain cost modeling (design and utilization);

2.            Performing complex mathematical algorithms or parametric equations used to estimate and verify costs of a product, service or project; and

3.            Examining large data sets to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends and customer preferences.



Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 44770  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Manufacturing & Supply Chain 
Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 


Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Supply, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Performance Management, Strategic Sourcing, Operations, Human Resources

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