Kelly Services Contract Specialist - BJ Services in Tomball, Texas


Headquartered in Tomball, Texas, BJ Services is the largest North American-focused, pure-play pressure pumping services provider. BJ Services provides hydraulic fracturing and cementing services to leading upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American oil and natural gas resources. We operate field locations serving all major North American oil and natural gas shale basins. Our shared culture is built by an unwavering pursuit for perfecting operational execution in the oilfield.


CONTRACT SPECIALIST , Indirect Category Management

Description :

In support of the Corporate Services’ Supply Chain Business Unit, the Contract Specialist’s (Sourcing & Contracting – Indirect Spend) primary objective is to assure effective sourcing, contracting, and supplier management for business unit specific needs in support of the enterprise. The Contract Specialist will report directly to the Manager of Indirect Category Management located in the Tomball headquarters. As a Contract Specialist within the Indirect Spend category, the spectrum of suppliers to be sourced, contracted, monitored and managed in conjunction with the business units includes but is not limited to:

Travel Services – travel services such as agencies, hotels, man-camps for field operations, T&E card programs, rental cars, air and road travel, and all other services associated

Procurement Card programs – monitoring, administration, and optimizing use

Relocation Services – full service offering for relocating employees and families between locations

Human Resource Services – recruiting, backgrounds, hiring, orientation, benefits, payrolling, contingent workforce, and other services performed or provided by HR

Professional and Technical Services – source and develop agreements for consultants and/or specific technical or project services

MRO – generic maintenance, repair, and operations supplies and materials including PPE – personal protective equipment

Fuels - Diesel and Gasoline – bulk volumes at facilities, point of service delivery for field operations

Light Duty Fleet – management and administration through a fleet management provider

Print Services – on-site equipment and processes, off-site bulk print requirements

Information Technology – hardware, software, miscellaneous equipment and services agreements

Health, Safety, Environmental and Training – program support such as training modules, materials and events, FRC program management

Office Supplies and Services – major accounts supporting all areas

Facility Services – maintenance, housekeeping, janitorial, waste stream recycling and disposal

Specifically, this Specialist will lead collaborative initiatives of higher value, higher risk, cross-business unit spend, by developing, implementing, and managing competitive bidding and contracting across many sub-categories within the Indirect Materials and Services Management Category.

General Responsibilities:

Manage supplier relationships from initial contact to termination of commerce

Ensure security of supply/service at optimal total cost of ownership or consumption for services and/or expense purchases

Minimize contracting risk by working closely with affected business units, Legal, Finance & Accounting, and Category Manager for direction in formation/negotiation of contracts

Ensure tactical procurement processes and controls are aligned with business and category strategies, and successfully implemented within the business units as appropriate

Ensure effective contract implementation, management and sustainment is coordinated within the business units and Supply Chain department

Rationalize supply base to assure a High Reliability supplier infrastructure supporting BJ’s business and operational requirements

Qualifications :

7 to 10 years relevant sourcing and procurement experience with a strong background in contract development, Business, or Finance within Supply Chain Management;

Proven expertise is required in the areas of strategic sourcing, contract management philosophy, risk assessment and mitigation, supplier evaluation and negotiations, purchase order and contract awards, contract implementation, and management of supplier relations and performance levels;

Possess strong leadership, project management, and process facilitation skills;

Must be a team player: willing to continuously and proactively collaborate, share, and seek information and guidance, but also willing to speak up to ensure correct decisions are made;

Must have solid negotiation skills

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Suite of applications, experience with MS Dynamics AX beneficial

Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and internal customers across diverse regions with similar but regionally complex requirements.


BJ Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BJ Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.