Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Materials Management , Planner / Scheduler
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: ABERDEEN, United Kingdom
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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 deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

People are a key part of our success and how we do business; hence, we invest in our 64,000+ employees in over 120 countries. Fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce is not just the right thing to do, but critical to achieving a competitive advantage.

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Role Summary:

BHGE Artificial Lift currently have an opportunity for a Materials & Planning Manager to join them to lead and govern the demand and strategic planning of their inventory and services across Europe. The Manager will champion the Sales & Operations Planning process for the Region in coordination with the BHGE Management Team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage forecasting/demand planning process across the region
  • Manage Sales & Operations Planning forecast for the region (collect, align and validate the monthly forecast)
  • Manage inventory planning process for the region
  • Monitor and review all inventory and asset ordering/manage purchase controls
  • Manage open order book to deliver operational and revenue requirements
  • Coordinate achievement of inventory targets and develop plan to reduce Engineering & Operations exposure
  • Manage inventory projections (in/out)
  • Manage asset planning process for the region
  • Develop and coordinate initiatives to optimize rental assets and increase asset utilization
  • Manage creation of materials in SAP - materials master, equipment master, asset register
  • Ensure timely execution of asset transfers
  • Review standard cost, manufacturing costs, asset register
  • Ensure correct use of materials transactions
  • Run annual asset verification in line with company policy and procedure
  • Run API or Cycle count for inventory in line with company policy and procedure
  • Perform Disposals in line with company policy
  • Ensure Customer Owned is held and verified in line with company policy
  • Ensure Consigned Inventory is managed and reported on as per company policy
  • Direct and drive optimisation projects and process improvement initiatives.
  • Present and have ownership of data at Regional meetings

  • Degree Qualified in relevant Supply Chain, Financial or Business related subject preferred or equivalent industry experience in a similar role
  • Industry recognized affiliation or equivalent, (e.g CIPS, ASCM or APICS) is preferred
  • Significant Inventory and Asset Management knowledge is essential
  • Experience of directing a team in Inventory Control and Planning within a similar role is essential
  • Significant demonstrable experience of Forecasting and Sales & Operations Demand Planning is essential
  • Order Management across multi locations is essentials
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Management planning tools and systems is essential
  • Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft office is essential

Desired Characteristics:
  • Proven track record at building and motivating teams
  • Self-starter that can work with limited guidance
  • Strong leadership, communication, negotiation skills
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to train and support others
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Ability to empathise, influence and negotiate


  • Aberdeen with travel throughout Europe as and when required

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

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