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Materials Specialist Electric Submersible Pump (ESP)

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

OXY, Inc Midland, TX

OXY, Inc
Midland, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a subsidiary (OxyChem) that is a major North American chemical manufacturer. As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., we continually strive to be one of the best in the business. Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Materials Specialist Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) based in Midland, Texas.

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible in supporting the inventory management of ESP power cable and downhole components.

Essential Job Duties:

* Manage the new cable supply, inventory levels, tracking, ordering points and movements between vendors

* Manage the movement and inventory of downhole ESP components

* Inspect and audit the testing, storing and usage of ESP equipment and components. Review and audit the metrics on turn time and usage.

* Maintain and report company owned inventory levels

* Maintain data base for new and used cable to track cable from cradle to grave

* Develop metrics to improve cable usage and inventory

* Audit inventory practices

* Maintain database on Oxy owned inventory for all vendors

* Audit vendors shops for quality control and compliance

* Monthly reporting

* Work with reliability and assist in making recommendations for operational improvements

4 year college degree or 5 years of experience with inventory management

Professional/Technical Knowledge:
5 years of experience in inventory management
Knowledge of Electric Submersible Pump (ESP)

Professional / Technical Qualifications/Licences/Certifications:

2 years of ESP equipment operations
5 years of Oil Field experience
5 years of experience with material controls and inventory management

Skills & Competencies:

* Computer proficiency

* Microsoft Office proficiency

* Advanced understanding of Excel

* Knowledge of SAP

* Excellent Communication skills

* Economic/Financial understanding

* Adapts to change and ambiguity

* Reconciliation of accounts

* Understanding of workflow processes

* Customer focus

* Understanding of all ESP lift and surveillance service applications

* Proactive review of potential issues

* Understand and manage lead time equipment availability

* Operational/Reservoir knowledge

* Leadership ability to analyze and recommend solutions to complex problems

* Networking ability

* Strong Decision making skills

* Creativity/Innovation

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status