Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Research & Development
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Role Summary:

Supplier Development is a new work stream within Supplier Quality and is expected to become a game changing addition to the team. It is expected to be a high visibility role within the Oilfield Equipment P&L. The role will combine strategic & tactical work to bring about a reduction in the Defect per Million (DPM) metric for the supply chain. The successful candidate will provide hands on leadership in this newly formed work stream. This will include assessing the current level of the global supplier base for the Oilfield Equipment P&L, conceptualizing strategy for supplier development and executing plans and actions. You are also expected to interact and work with the senior staff & stakeholders in the Supply Chain and Quality functions to consider inputs, communicate and "sell" strategy and demonstrate progress on actions. You will be leading the Supplier Development work stream on an aggressive target of reducing the supplier DPM by 50% in the short term.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Seek inputs from internal stakeholders & research external best practices to develop a vision and strategy for Supplier Development
  • Evaluate supplier base periodically by using available data & working with the data science team to come up with the actions & specific improvement ideas
  • Lead and own the projects tied to Supplier Development internally and externally with and at the supplier sites (as applicable)
  • Liaison with the subject matter experts (like the Supplier Quality Engineer, Quality experts) to mobilize the actions internally & externally
  • Work closely with Supply Chain and Engineering to work on solutions benefit the suppliers

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of Supply Chain experience out of which 3 years should be Quality related experience
  • Ability and willingness to travel to required GE sites and suppliers (30%)

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and ability to fluently use six sigma and quality assurance tools such as PFMEA, 5Whys, process mapping and fishbone
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Green Belt certified or equivalent Quality certification


Houston, TX USA

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