NexTier is a leading provider of integrated completions focused on US land. We deliver safe, efficient and innovative services that enable our customers to win by safely accelerating production while generating leading returns.
Logistics Engineer will be the liaison between supply chain, operations, engineering and sales throughout the entire integrated completions job cycle. The Logistics Engineer utilizes engineering knowledge, operational experience and skills to ensure proppant, frac chemicals and all other products and materials required for the job are being delivered to the wellsite in a timely manner and in the most cost-effective and safe way possible. The role is responsible for implementing new technologies and new digital solutions, maintaining excellent communication between NexHub/office and operations while leading strategic cost-savings initiatives. The role is responsible of maintaining key vendor relationships throughout their day to day interactions. The position requires specific domain knowledge related to oil and gas completion operations, sand logistics, sand distribution, and suppliers. Successful candidates will be part of a team that optimizes the movement of more than 250,000 truckloads a year and over $100,000,000 in spend. The logistics engineer works with some of the leading technologies in the industry to perform his task such as Shale Apps and other interfaces of AI. This position will be at the ground level for an industry leading digital transformation that will improve NexTier's already best in class supply chain.
Forecasting – Understand relationship between master schedule, customer proposals/procedures, and historical usage patterns to develop continually improving forecasts of supply requirements, at the category level (e.g. trucking) as well as the individual service mix level (e.g. carrier vs. sand trucking vs. rail)
Supply Planning – Ensure movements of supply to meet demand at the right time, with the right quantities. Laser focus on utilizing available tools & technologies to ensure the right sources have the right quantities available.
Participate in pad mob/de-mob plans, pre-frac meeting and other internal meetings to ensure job readiness
Logistics Planning – Develops plans for trucking and material deliveries to assure on-time delivery while minimizing total cost of delivered products/services by balancing locations, mode of transportation, suppliers and numbers of deliveries. Agility to rapidly respond to changing conditions with efficient best in class responses.
Utilize all real-time job data available at the NexHub and work closely with Digital Operations engineers, Ops Engineers and District Engineers to ensure efficient field operations support
Utilize new technologies/AI and digital solutions to automate processes and maximize efficiency
Opportunity Identification – Identifies and articulates value add / cost savings opportunities based on total cost of ownership analysis
Supplier Monitoring - Manages supplier performance using appropriate metrics and process
Closely monitor daily operations progress and product consumptions and adjust job forecast
Assist in developing new and more efficient workflows and new machine learning tools for the SC control tower
Decision Making - Embraces fact-based decision-making processes; naturally seeks to leverage/integrate analysis of quantitative and qualitative factors affecting total cost of ownership
Train, advise and support new engineers and coordinators
Perform all other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrates excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
Motivated team player with demonstrated attention to details.
Maintain a sense of urgency in processing materials.
Ability to make and gain buy-in from stakeholders through influencing skills.
Ability to utilize excel and other provided tools to analyze data and make decisions.
Knowledge of warehouse operations best practices.
Ability to manage priorities and workflow
Ability to respond to problems quickly and efficiently
Ability to work independently and as a member at all organization levels
Ability to understand all safety requirements and cautions both internal and external
Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds