Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Sugar Land, Texas, United States


Chemicals Global Procurement Leader

Are you passionate about direct procurement?

Do you enjoy solving interesting problems for a global company?

Join our supply chain team

Our supply chain team drives results for the success of Baker Hughes. The global procurement leader leads a team of procurement professionals to execute our strategies for global fulfillment at our manufacturing locations. This leader collaborates with sourcing and supply chain to collaborate and maintain alignment across teams.

Partner with the best

Lead a global team of procurement professionals and manage the procurement process for our Oilfield and Industrial Chemicals product line. As a Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for the overall performance of the global procurement team. Apply your experience on global and regional sourcing and market trends to manage global procurement execution. Apply supply chain policies, interface between supplier and product line with respect to specifications and budgets. Develop and execute supply chain and procurement strategies to drive company goals related but not limited to cost, leadtime, and inventory strategies for short, medium, and long term product line and company alignment

Procurement Leader responsibilities include:
  • Provide leadership to diverse, global procurement professionals
  • Apply procurement and sourcing best practices demonstrating an understanding of broader concepts, approaches, and methods
  • Collaborate across product lines and functions to execute company objectives
  • Develop and monitor product line, supplier, and team performance score cards to appropriately track progress of procurement activities to maintain business continuity and performance
  • Coordinate NDA and contract negotiations
  • Ensure supply continuity by managing team members, suppliers, and systems as it relates to supply chain execution
  • Oversee team who perform direct material and indirect service procurement
  • Maintain competencies and development of team
  • Place and follow-up on POs as needed. Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution. Manage problems and schedule changes. Update ERP
  • Special projects as assigned; Employees are expected to choose approaches and methods to problem solve


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • Bachelor's degree (Supply Chain, Engineering or Science preferred) from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Buying-Procurement and 5 years leadership experience, or 10+ years chemical supply chain leadership experience
  • Demonstrated results in direct sourcing/procurement in oil and gas or relevant industry
  • Drive results through collaboration, teamwork, and influence
  • Demonstrated ability to break down problems, analyze and resolve in timely manner
  • Provide quantitative and qualitative presentations to improve results. Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while working independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Be proficient in MS Office, SAP and SAP Ariba


Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working remotely from home or any other work location
  • Working from office if required


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


About Us

With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

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.