Procurement and Supply chain management role in companies such as shell, exxon ,chevron


I have applied to Mays A&M. GMAT is 700. 4+ oil and gas industry experience

I wanted to go into the operations profile for big oil companies such a shell, chevron, BP etc. Can anyone tell what kind of work and role i will be doing and what will be my responsibilities? I want to go into the procurement side.

[Edited by ankitagarwal091 on Sep 30, 2015]

I have applied to Mays A&M. GMAT is 700. 4+ oil and gas industry experience

I wanted to go into the operations profile for big oil companies such a shell, chevron, BP etc. Can anyone tell what kind of work and role i will be doing and what will be my responsibilities? I want to go into the procurement side.
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Duncan

Why not speak to some alumni of your alma mater who work in procurement? Otherwise, perhaps reading the LinkedIn profiles, job adverts, professional curricula etc of these roles will help you. Mainly, surely, procurement means finding out what colleagues need and then buying it as favourably as possible.

[Edited by Duncan on Sep 30, 2015]

Why not speak to some alumni of your alma mater who work in procurement? Otherwise, perhaps reading the LinkedIn profiles, job adverts, professional curricula etc of these roles will help you. Mainly, surely, procurement means finding out what colleagues need and then buying it as favourably as possible.
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mba hipste...

You probably want to go to a school that has great connections with the oil companies. The top Texas schools: SMU, Mays, Rice, maybe McCombs - these would all be pretty good bets. Or Oklahoma - Price...

You probably want to go to a school that has great connections with the oil companies. The top Texas schools: SMU, Mays, Rice, maybe McCombs - these would all be pretty good bets. Or Oklahoma - Price...
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