Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Logistics Management, Purchasing
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Jandakot, Western Australia, Australia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


Role Summary

The lead sourcing specialist demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts following applicable company and government regulations
  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs
  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities
  • Responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business
  • Perform continual market analysis and monitor supplier progress
  • Coordinate training of suppliers to accomplish business initiatives
  • Coordinate, help direct, as well as perform, all required functions from initiation of an intent to purchase through to satisfactory delivery of material or services
  • Assure that material/services will be delivered on schedule, at negotiated price and meet required quality standards
  • Initiate necessary action to assure best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met, and address any manufacturing problems at supplier's facility
  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts following applicable company and government regulations
  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs
  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs
  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities, including development to Small Disadvantaged Business
  • Lead team of buyers.

 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ yrs experience on project related procurement roles or Logistic role
  • Exposure to major resource and/or Oil & Gas projects
  • Good working knowledge of major Australian Suppliers, Fabricators and Contractors.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Highly developed communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work proactively and autonomously
  • Ability to interface effectively cross functionally
  • Good knowledge of International & Domestic logistics requirements for Australian operations
  • Availability to travel at short notice to both domestic and international destinations
  • Experience working with shipping procedures and freight forwarding
  • Good leadership & negotiation skills.

 

Locations:

Jandakot, Australia.

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