Halliburton US Houston: Manager, Distribution Optimization in Houston, Texas

US Houston: Manager, Distribution Optimization

Date: Oct 6, 2016

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.

This position is responsible for leading the supply chain network optimization and design efforts to improve service level and cost of Halliburton’s existing global distribution network and to identify innovation opportunities that support the medium and long-term growth and productivity strategies for the company.

A successful candidate combines business strategy and analytic skills with experience in transportation, logistics, inventory strategy, finance, and distribution center operations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop supply chain network design strategies that support the medium and long-term corporate strategy and rapidly shifting trends in the oil and gas industry

  • Gather and synthesize internal and external information to develop a distribution strategy that considers customers’ current and future requirements, company growth plans, competitive landscape and global supply chain’s impact on existing network

  • Develop models and conduct analyses to identify service and cost improvements (transportation, inventory and operating expenses) and for both domestic and international markets

  • Determine optimal product flows from supplier to customer

  • Identify and size necessary supply chain capacity investments

  • Identify ways to optimize inventory through stocking strategies

  • Synthesize and present analyses and recommendations to senior leadership for decision-making

  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal stakeholders and vendors

  • Evaluate and implement best-in-class network design and optimization tools

  • Perform other special assignments and duties as may be required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Applied Statistics, or related fields

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience Supply Chain Network Design or Inventory Optimization

  • Proven experience conducting Flow Path Design Analysis, Network Strategy and Optimization, Transportation Strategy, Routing Optimization, and Inventory Optimization

  • High analytic capability with data-driven approach to solving complex supply chain problems

  • Proficiency in Supply Chain Modeling/Optimization Process and Tools (e.g Llamasoft, Logicnet, Insight SAILS, Caps /Infor Supply Chain Designer etc.)

  • Experience in high SKU count, high service distribution environments

  • Ability to develop actionable results, align support, and implement successfully

  • High level of verbal and written communications skills

  • Proven success in influencing, persuasion and gaining cross functional support

  • Ability to both work independently and as a member of teams

  • Ability to lead a project from start to finish

  • Flexibility to travel globally up to 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA/MS

  • Oil and Gas service industry experience

  • Certification in Supply Chain Management, Logistics (APICS/ISM) or other professional designation

  • Experience in developing capital project business cases

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Manager, Distribution Optimization and Sr Manager, Distribution Optimization.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States

Job Details

Requisition Number: 25961

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Job Family: Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Distribution, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, Manager, Supply, Operations, Management