Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Norway
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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.

Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.

Role Summary:

Senior Buyer for any of the following commodities: Indirect, Forgings, Proprietary, Machining, project, Fabrication or BOF, in addition to project support purchasing. The Senior Buyer manages sourcing activities required for assigned commodities/projects by working closely with internal stakeholders and suppliers. The role may be subject for working in collaboration with buyers, as set-up for organization support may change with changed responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate to achieve best price, with the right quality, on time, for all PO's
  • Negotiate savings based on budgetary input and/or departmental goals
  • Assist when required to ensure functional interests are maintained
  • Manage assigned team to ensure operational issues are detected and handled
  • Promote and ensure compliance to company and regulatory EHS requirements & expectations at all time
  • Promote and ensure compliance to company and regulatory Quality management systems at all time
  • Coordinate, manage and issue required Requests for Quotation (RFQ) and Purchase Orders (PO) for assigned commodity/project.
  • Ensure issues related to supplier fulfilment are managed proactively not only for own commodity but also including assigned team members.
  • Develop profile for supplier capability/capacity, by commodity, to establish sourcing strategies for maximum leverage.
  • Facilitate and/or lead supplier manufacturability discussions with the appropriate stakeholders (suppliers, GE- engineering, projects, sourcing quality, quality assurance)
  • Participate in global commodity team activities.
  • Collaborate with requesting departments to resolve problems relating to requirements, deviations, substitutions, priorities, delays, damages, inferior quality or other conditions that deviate from established procedures.
  • Maintain current market knowledge and changing material conditions and advise management of current trends in prices and purchasing availability.
  • Drive sourcing initiatives on savings, supplier performance and supplier base rationalization.
  • Manage own team of buyers where coordination and reporting are key to ensure projects and other internal stakeholders are provided with accurate information.


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (in Business or Technical discipline preferred), or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge in MS Office, Word, Excel, SAP/MRP related software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented
  • Fluent English skills, both oral and writing
  • Proven presentation and reporting skills
  • Supervisor skills - ability to supervise buyer/contract administrators
  • High service grade
  • Proven ability to drive projects
  • Experience with leading a team and/or project


Desired Characteristics:

  • Analytical metrics-oriented, high motivation.
  • Must be a collaborative team player, willing to take ownership of decisions and be a results-oriented self-starter.
  • Leadership traits or skills to be able to partly manage own team.
  • Continuous Improvement implementation mindset.


Locations:

Stavanger, Norway

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Role Summary:

Senior Buyer for any of the following commodities: Indirect, Forgings, Proprietary, Machining, project, Fabrication or BOF, in addition to project support purchasing. The senior buyer manages Sourcing activities required for assigned commodities/projects by working closely with internal stakeholders and suppliers. The role may be subject for working in collaboration with buyers, as set-up for organization support may change with changed responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Collaborate to achieve best price, with the right quality, on time, for all PO's

• Negotiate savings based on budgetary input and/or departmental goals

• Assist when required to ensure functional interests are maintained

• Manage assigned team to ensure operational issues are detected and handled

• Promote and ensure compliance to company and regulatory EHS requirements & expectations at all time

• Promote and ensure compliance to company and regulatory Quality management systems at all time

• Coordinate, manage and issue required Requests for Quotation (RFQ) and Purchase Orders (PO) for assigned commodity/project.

• Ensure issues related to supplier fulfilment are managed proactively not only for own commodity but also including assigned team members.

• Develop profile for supplier capability/capacity, by commodity, to establish sourcing strategies for maximum leverage.

• Facilitate and/or lead supplier manufacturability discussions with the appropriate stakeholders (suppliers, GE

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree (in Business or Technical discipline preferred), or wide and relevant industry experience

• Experience from a similar role

• Knowledge in MS Office, Word, Excel, SAP/MRP related software

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented

• Fluent English skills, both oral and writing

• Proven presentation and reporting skills

• Supervisor skills - ability to supervise buyer/contract administrators

• High service grade

• Proven ability to drive projects

• Experience with leading a team and/or project

Desired Characteristics:

• Analytical metrics-oriented, high motivation. Must be a collaborative team player, willing to take ownership of decisions and be a results-oriented self-starter.

• Leadership traits or skills to be able to partly manage own team • Continuous Improvement implementation mindset