Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Role Summary:

Baker Hughes has an opening for a Production Planner/Scheduler located in The Woodlands, TX. This opening is part of the Manufacturing organization supporting our internal and external customers. A successful candidate will be focused on planning and scheduling production capacity to exceed our customer requirements. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain production schedule for all manufacturing operations, internally, to match customer demands (order and forecast) with available resources. Revises and reschedules orders to meet production requirement.
  • Capacity Planning for Manufacturing
  • Maximizes production capacity by establishing, adjusting and monitoring production schedules consistent with master schedules.
  • Identify and highlight specific risks and opportunities within the supply chain, which could impact the cost or service levels expected by the plan.
  • Utilize strong customer service mentality to provide status updates and recommendations to meet or exceed customer's expectations in terms of delivery.
  • Liaison between manufacturing, order management and third party vendors.
  • Drive continuous improvement related to planning/scheduling processes, schedule adherence, inventory and manufacturing cycle time.
  • Process shipments and any third party PO's for open production orders
  • Under general supervision, places orders for varieties of materials/supplies, usually with established vendors. May expedite the filling of orders by suppliers to meet production
  • Handles special projects, as assigned.
  • Works under minimal supervision.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing).
  • 3+ years experience in planning/scheduling or related function.
  • Intermediate/Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to prioritize responsiveness to multiple customer demands.
  • Drive for continuous improvement within manufacturing team.
  • Strong listening, influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Basic analytical skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • Self-Motivated

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelors in Supply Chain related major (Industrial Distribution, Industrial Engineering, SC Business, etc.)
  • APICS or CPM preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • MRP experience preferred.
  • Purchasing experience a plus.
  • Lean Manufacturing principles experience a plus.
  • Team Leadership experience a plus.


The Woodlands, TX

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