Supply Chain Director

Job Locations SA-AL KHOBAR
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


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.


The Geozone Supply Chain Director will be responsible for driving Supply Chain execution throughout the Geozone, delivering year over year performance improvement, and for contributing to the development of an industry leading supply chain environment.  The Geozone Supply Chain Director will be a critical partner to the Geozone VP to execute supply chain activity effectively and efficiently within the Geozone, leveraging global processes for materials, procurement, logistics, and sourcing. 



  • Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with Company policies and procedures, relevant laws, regulations, standards and industry practices
  • Responsible with being familiar with the Company's Security, Compliance & HSE policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherfords Management System
  • Responsible for the health and safety arrangements of all and any subordinates and for any persons visiting them while on the Company premises
  • Demonstrates effective safety leadership at all times to enhance the Company’s commitment to safety performance



  • Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherfords Management System
  • Maintains service and product quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business



  • Supports and contributes to the development, implementation, and execution of strategic supply chain processes in support of supply chain and business objectives
  • Accountable for maximizing service levels, in conjunction with inventory goals, through distribution requirement planning and deployments
  • Analyzes current inventories and procedures; suggests improvements to increase efficiency of supply chain and profitability for the Geozone and the company
  • Identify opportunities and implement action plans to increase efficiencies and decrease cost
  • Drives the Geozone Logistics, Distribution Centers and Warehouse strategy to reflect internal customer needs and summarize business requirements aligned with the global strategy
  • Work with order management, sales & marketing, product managers, manufacturing, suppliers, distribution centers and third-party logistics provider in support of business objectives
  • Monitors the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements; identifies and qualifies new suppliers in collaboration with other departments.
  • Works closely with Geozone operations to enhance performance at the point of impact whether in specific country operations and/or contracts.



  • Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and where appropriate external
  • Primary interface for all inventory, logistics and procurement issues to meet production schedules and customer requirements



  • All employees have an accountability to the organisation to be financially responsible whether they oversee a function budget or simply their own expenses
  • Costs incurred should be within approved budget and processed within agreed time frames and following the relevant financial policy and procedure



  • Responsible for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function training to enhance their skills and experience
  • Responsible to ensure resources are aligned and coherent with activity levels, activity mix and country specific needs in the Geozone.
  • Responsible for completing all assigned Compliance & Company Standards training
  • Responsible for engaging with their line managers to discuss their personal performance, objectives, and opportunities to enhance their skills and experience to support their career potential
  • Responsible for actively engaging their employees to support talent management through Weatherford’s performance management & coaching tools and processes, including but not limited to talent assessments and succession planning
  • Responsible for driving strategies for the recruitment & retention of key personal & to foster an environment that enables the Company to attract & retain a high performing talented workforce




  • Lead and facilitate cross functional teams in support of strategic initiatives both within the supply chain organization and across Geozones and Manufacturing
  • Identify process problems and concerns and make recommendations for innovative solutions and corrective actions to achieve desirable results, help the company better manage cost on supplies and supplier services




  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, Manufacturing or related discipline
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience in procurement, general/strategic sourcing, supply chain management, manufacturing. or similar experience


  • Supply Chain Management certification
  • Oil & Gas industry supply chain experience
  • MBA in Business Administration or master’s degree




  • Strong leadership skills including leading projects with broad scope and impact outside of department
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain processes
  • Strong problem solving, negotiating, solutions orientation and presentation skills
  • Capable of analyzing and solving complex problems through innovative thought


  • Excellent negotiation skills and contract management
  • Strong product or market knowledge


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