Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Are you a successful Procurement professional with experience in Category Management?

Would you like to take part in shaping a procurement team which will drive a world-class energy and engineering business forwards?

Join our Subsea Production Systems team

We devise smarter systems to control and monitor oil and gas extraction. Innovating in the energy industry, our subsea and surface pressure capabilities are industry-leading. Our global team is responsible for the successful delivery of innovative product and system designs for our customers.

Partner with the best

The Category and Project Procurement Lead will provide Strategic Sourcing leadership for their assigned system categories. You will work to develop and execute category strategies to enable growth, increase margin, reduce costs, and rationalize the supply base. You will be a key member of an exciting new procurement team - driving our business forwards.

The Category and Project Procurement Lead will be responsible for:
  • Negotiating price, capacity, payment terms, supplier chargebacks, etc. with suppliers.
  • Leading and coordinating top suppliers monthly/quarterly meetings to drive increased performance, continuous improvement and global alignment.
  • Taking ownership of sourcing strategies throughout the lifecycle of pursuit phases of projects, whilst utilizing market intel to evaluate appropriate category strategies.
  • Supporting ITO (inquiry to order) with qualified supplier selection, competitive quoting and award justification and delivering handover packages from ITO to OTR sourcing team on contract award
  • Driving initiatives such as payment terms improvement, material cost out, sole source mitigation, lead time reduction and on-time delivery improvement.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders and functions to ensure key input is provided to enable optimized sourcing solution and high costing confidence
  • Partnering with commodity leads to drive vendor engagement continually throughout the bid to execute process through collaboration rooms, cost out, productivity and product structuring initiatives

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:
  • Have considerable experience in an all encompassing procurement role
  • Have experience of working within a category management capacity
  • Have some experience of project management, or managing procurement for specific projects within a manufacturing setting
  • Be driven to succeed and enhance company culture and procurement practices

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 flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

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.