Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Energy / Commodity Trading
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Role Summary:

The GCL of IoT and Technology negotiates new partnership agreements and implements sourcing plans to effectively manage the Enterprise Technology partnerships and associated activities to achieve high supplier performance and cost savings to Baker Hughes. In addition, this role ensures sourcing alignment for the Enterprise Technology Centers and the BH sourcing community.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Sourcing Global Commodity Leader IoT and Technology, you will:


  • Oversees complex strategic sourcing projects, defined as primary projects of substantial monetary value, with significant stakeholder interface, and develops formal supplier agreements and contracts
  • Leads complex team negotiations with potential partners
  • Acts as the liaison between suppliers and BH on strategic sourcing matters
  • Researches and leads in selecting potential sources of materials and/or services for spend categories in alignment with the overall Category strategy
  • Manage supplier development/relationships to ensure continuity of goods and services that meet the quality, service and price performance standards of the company
  • Develop negotiation strategies and drive negotiations to achieve stated goals and objectives
  • Collaborate effectively across different organizational levels, functions, businesses, and geographies to realize goals and objectives
  • Draft, negotiate and obtain agreement to commercial contracts ensuring that operational and commercial risks to business are fully understood and minimized
  • Ensure compliance to contract terms, both legal and commercial (including value delivery). Resolve contractual and supplier disputes where they occur, protecting the interests of the business at all times and engaging legal Business Partners where required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in strategic sourcing and / or experience with the industrial services / technology supplier segment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated competence in building sourcing strategies and negotiating sourcing contracts
  • Desirable to have experience in both hardware and software sourcing. Specifically, knowledge of industrial automation, controls and IoT component and system sourcing
  • Prefer one or more of the following certifications: CSCP/CPIM/CPM/CSPM




  • Houston, TX

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