Category Specialist I-II

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Job Description

At Pioneer, our values are our lifeblood and the gold standard of our award-winning culture, and we remain steadfast in this belief: We are in a people business first, oil business second. We want you to thrive here, and we're proud to offer the resources and the environment to encourage you not only to grow in your career but soar in it.

Because we need people like you to make our company successful, we don't simply offer a competitive compensation and benefits package - we truly set our company apart from other employers by carefully selecting an outstanding array of medical, financial and personal offerings. Joining the Pioneer team has its perks!

Highlights of our outstanding compensation and benefits package include:
  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plans
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • On-site fitness centers
  • Complimentary employee cafeterias (Irving and Midland corporate offices, Midland Highway 80, Midkiff, Big Lake)
  • On-site health centers (Irving and Midland corporate offices, Midland Highway 80)
  • 401(k) savings with 1-for-1 company match (up to 10 percent)
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Annual incentive bonus plan
  • Employee referral awards program
  • Vacation time and holidays
  • Flexible work schedule/Hybrid Schedule
  • Employee assistance plan
  • Tuition reimbursement plan
  • On-site daycare centers (Irving and Midland corporate offices)
  • Generous parental leave policy: 12 weeks fully paid leave for the primary caregiver; two weeks fully paid leave for the secondary caregiver

Ready to join the team?

Major Responsibilities:
  • Prepare RFQ/RFI and/or RFP packets for bidding process(s) which includes vetting suppliers, assisting suppliers with getting onboarded to participate in the bidding process and monitoring supplier participation in the process.
  • Review bids and pricing agreements upon their return from suppliers and vendors for completeness, quality and accuracy in order to be considered through the RFQ process.
  • Communicate directly with suppliers and vendors to resolve inquiries, support timely supplier invoice approvals, and process and track supplier change requests.
  • Track and reconcile actual material cost to contract or pricing agreement for accuracy.
  • Create queries and scenarios to analyze KPI data and actively engage category manager with results and recommendations for improvements.
  • Manage all aspects of supplier life cycle for assigned vendors

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or other related fields or experience in lieu of
  • 0-6 years' experience in procurement, materials management, inventory and /or other applicable business required. Oil and Gas experience strongly preferred.
  • ERP (Oracle, Ariba, etc.) experience highly desired.
  • Well versed in sourcing strategies through education and work experience.
  • Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Our Mission: RESPECT Core Values

We respect one another and the communities in which we operate.
Ethics and Honesty
We are ethical and honest and committed to uphold our strong reputation.
Safety and Environment
We believe no job is so important that it cannot be done in a safe and environmentally sound manner.
Personal Accountability
We are disciplined and personally accountable for our decisions, actions, attitude and results.
We have an entrepreneur's mindset, driving innovation and striving for excellence in all we do.
We openly and professionally communicate among all levels and between departments and teams.
Teamwork and Inclusion
We believe in diverse perspectives and teams collaborating toward common objectives with a can-do attitude.

Pioneer Natural Resources is an EEO Employer.
More Information on Pioneer Natural Resources Company
Pioneer Natural Resources Company operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Irving, TX. Pioneer Natural Resources Company was founded in 1997. It has 3020 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 10 open jobs at Pioneer Natural Resources Company, click here.
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