Global Category Manager - Houston

28 October 2019


Petroplan is currently accepting applications for a Global Category Manager opening to join a well known Oil & Gas Service company. This great opportunity is a direct hire role and located in Houston, TX. Prospective candidates will be responsible for developing sourcing strategies assigned within several divisions. Candidates will also be leading efforts to leverage and optimize supplier base from a global aspect.

  • Minimum of 10 years in Procurement or Supply Chain Management in a global, multi-site environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business related, preferably in Supply Chain
  • Master of Business Administration or other post graduate training/ certifications such as APICS or CPIM is preferred
  • Must have extensive experience with casting foundry and forge shop processes, capabilities, and the distinct similarities/ differences between them.
  • Knowledge of steel market
  • Must be familiar with different machining processes
  • Ability to read drawings, material specifications and legal contracts


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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