Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Project Management
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:

Baker Hughes is currently hiring a Systems Project Manager for Indirect Materials based in Houston, Texas or Atlanta, GA .

The Systems Project Manager for Indirect Materials (IM) will support the execution of the BH systems program strategy related to development and/or deployment of SAP Ariba while supporting indirect sourcing to maintain/enhance the operational rigor/rhythm of the Global Indirect Sourcing organization.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all aspects of change management associated with replacing SSS with SAP Ariba. Leverage the change opportunity to implement best practices and create standard work applied across all product companies that use Ariba SAP. Will need to drive/implement standardized system processes and operating routines consistent with the BH IM Systems program vision and develop KPI's and reporting rhythms to track progress to plan.
  • In this role, you will demonstrate the ability to influence new SAP Ariba users cross-functionally/globally and will have a passion for introducing new and innovative processes to achieve program goals. This includes, but is not limited to, business requirement gathering, documentation management, training, and post go live support to ensure effective utilization.

Key objectives in addition to above:
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the front-end SAP Ariba system, to then function as the change specialist for requestors & buyers with the goal of increasing their productivity in SAP Ariba
  • Work collaboratively with the SAP Ariba technical development team ensuring functional requirements are precisely translated into the new SAP Ariba system.
  • Develop and maintain the library of training manuals & On-line training modules, ensuring complete accuracy and flow of content
  • Facilitate weekly rollout rhythm calls alongside the BH IM Systems Program Manager confirming progress and detail capture
  • Utilize highly developed communication skills to train new users through technology and site visits globally
  • Collaborate with the BH IM Systems Program Manager to develop strategy for monthly global user training/update calls
  • Demonstrate creative resourcefulness to implement post go-live SAP Ariba solutions to user challenges within the scope of standardization

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of related Supply Chain, Sourcing, or Procurement
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with a focus on data-driven decision making
  • Cross-functional experience and experience working across cultures, teams and time zones with ability to handle multiple tasks in compressed timeframes
  • Proven project management skills with ability to handle multiple tasks and deliver results on time and on budget
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and facilitation skills
  • Proven track record of delivering results and leading projects in a dynamic business environment
  • Decisive - ability to make decisions to move projects and processes forward

Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA preferred
  • 3+ years Supply Chain Management Leadership experience
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Additional leadership experience in the areas of operations and/or Finance


Houston, Texas or Atlanta, GA

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

Baker Hughes is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more