Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Energy / Commodity Trading
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes Indirect Sourcing is seeking a Professional Services & Programs (PS&P) Commodity Leader to identify and drive proactive global strategies for the commodity with a clear focus on key sourcing metrics including cost savings, payment term improvements, supplier relationship management, quality improvement and cross-functional project management across all Baker Hughes PLs and Regions. Consulting, Marketing, HR and Legal Services are some of the major sub-commodities under the purview of the PS&P Global Commodity Leader. In this role, you will be the key contributor for cash, savings, and process improvement for the PS&P commodity across Baker Hughes. You will work closely with vital support functions including Finance and Legal, and the candidate must have working knowledge of Sourcing Agreements and Financial acumen to lead such discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Lead Commodity Leader, you will:
  • Define the PS&P commodity strategy to align with business priorities and meet business targets
  • Enforce business policies to meet business targets and customer needs, including improving procurement processes and to enhance the customer experience with Sourcing
  • Lead RFQs and award business to winning suppliers based on parameters set by internal customers and business requirements
  • Leverage buying power across Baker Hughes PLs to achieve best price and quality for the business
  • Support multiple stakeholders within the Baker Hughes Sourcing organization
  • Ability to cope with and resolve multiple complex situations daily
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Negotiate price, payment terms, T&Cs, etc. and work with Legal to finalize agreements
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Act as the liaison between suppliers and Baker Hughes on all PS&P commodity sourcing matters

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of Sourcing experience

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience leading teams in a matrix organization
  • Highly motivated and results driven
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Time management, scheduling and prioritization skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to interact with and influence all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Experience negotiating and finalizing Supplier agreements
  • Demonstrated ability to manage supplier relationships and long-term partnerships
  • Experience working across multiple levels (including executive management), business functions, and geographic regions; able to clearly communicate information in an easy to understand manner; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing, including strong presentation skills.
  • Master's degree
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification
  • Background in Oil & Gas industry
  • Project Management experience
  • Previous experience with PS&P commodity

  • Houston, TX

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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