Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Minden, Nevada, United States


Role Summary

The Bently Nevada/Nexus Controls Sourcing Leader will own the sourcing vision, strategy and deliverable for the global BNNC business.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Report functionally to the Digital Solutions Sourcing Leader, with strong operational alignment to the GSC General Manager
  • Drive Sourcing activities for the Bently/Nexus product lines, to support and meet business and functional objectives.
  • Establish sourcing strategies for direct and indirect spend in line with Digital Solutions and Global Ops strategies to meet or exceed op plan deflation targets
  • Develop a strong relationship with Manufacturing, Engineering and Product Line teams to partner in driving key sourcing and business objectives around cost, cash, supplier quality, NPI and fulfillment
  • Lead and manage Supplier Quality team to drive defect reduction, COQ recovery, quality initiatives and overall supplier quality performance
  • Ensure compliance with Baker Hughes sourcing policies, procedures and export control regulations
  • Reduce risks in supply chain by mitigating sole source suppliers
  • Drive emerging market growth strategy
  • Collaborate with Materials team to drive standardization and continuous improvement of purchasing processes and cycle time reduction through consignment, VMI and Kanban strategies
  • Provide benchmarking and industry intel support in make vs. buy strategies and decisions
  • Drive business cash initiatives supporting inventory and AP; lead implementation of e-invoicing strategies


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent education
  • Minimum 7 years of Sourcing experience
  • Willingness and ability to travel 20% of the time, as required
  • Experience managing a team of sourcing professionals


Desired Characteristics
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven strategic and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership capability within a matrix organization
  • Highly-motivated, results/metrics driven with demonstrated influencing skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Prior site, P&L and/or business sourcing experience
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
  • Knowledge of shop operations, production control, manufacturing or materials function


Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.