Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Machinist
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: ABERDEEN, United Kingdom

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.

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company leverages minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company's global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup - inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

This Global Commodity Manager is responsible to define, lead and execute strategy for the Machining commodities of the Oilfield Equipment business with focus on Subsea Production Systems & Services and Flexible Pipe Systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Define and manage a strategy for Machining commodities in scope and implement that strategy by partnering with all internal stakeholders
  • Drive Sourcing deflation savings through cost-out initiatives and initiatives with suppliers
  • Identify and independently lead qualifications of new suppliers with Engineering and Quality
  • Increase best cost country (BCC) buy through development of global supply base opportunities
  • Implement long-term agreements (LTAs) and strategic sourcing agreements (SSAs) through negotiations with preferred & strategic suppliers
  • Measure contract leakage of procurement POs vs. key LTAs and SSAs on in-scope commodities
  • Increase supplier payment terms and partner with suppliers on participation in discounted payterm programs
  • Manage and collaborate on product cost out proposals with Engineering and Product Management
  • Own Should Cost negotiations and results for commodities in scope
  • Implement supplier ideas that drive cost reduction / lead time improvements
  • De-risk supply base (eliminate sole / single source suppliers, monitor financial risk profile of suppliers)
  • Coordinate and prioritize all priorities across multiple Oilfield Equipment P&Ls


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Proven years of experience in Sourcing (preference Machining products or Engineered Systems)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in Supplier Quality preferred
  • New Product Introduction (NPI) Sourcing experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Oilfield equipment products
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Ability to lead initiatives of significant scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability


  • Aberdeen

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