Supply Chain Specialist

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #176172
Engineering, Operations
Oil & Gas
Houston, TX
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On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Supply Chain Specialist in Houston, TX


Responsible for ensuring that Category Management has relevant and accurate data which serves as the foundation for recommendations that impact business decisions.


  • Supporting Category Management in development of sourcing initiatives, including, but not limited to:
  • Developing RFX packages;
  • Creating custom scorecards;
  • Compiling and evaluating proposals;
  • Preparing award recommendations.
  • Developing/tracking key performance indicators (KPIs);
  • Supporting agreement amendments;
  • Creating supplier-specific profiles;
  • Supporting SRM meetings.
  • Gathering and cleansing spend information;
  • Collecting and compiling category-specific demand forecasts;
  • Data gathering and preparation for supplier negotiations
  • Respond Adhoc requests set by Supply Chain Category Manager Professional Services
  • Researching and tracking current and emerging market intelligence (trends, indices, cause/effect, etc.);
  • Analyzing supply markets establish available (current & future) market capacity and lead times;
  • Profiling key supply market competitors;
  • Creating should cost models specific categories.


  • University degree in Finance, Business, Economics, SCM or related field
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with competency in MS Excel and economic modeling
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel
  • Ability to manage concurrent initiatives and conflicting priorities
  • Detail orientated, organized, pro-active and acts with a sense of urgency
  • Understand SCM Category Management fundamentals
  • Experience Years: 2 – 7
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • Experience with SAP, Oracle, MERX, PowerBI, and Maxima plus