Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Lead Sourcing Specialist

Are you passionate about sourcing?

Do you enjoy solving interesting problems for a global company?

Join our Sourcing team

Our Sourcing Team provides support for regional projects. We are in contact with local and regional teams to collaborate and innovate. We manage the buying process and engage in commercial sourcing management in order to achieve the best contractual conditions and best results for company.

Partner with the best

As a Lead Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible to execute on the sourcing plans and drive opportunities to preferred suppliers and negotiate cost reductions. This position also implements sourcing plans to effectively manage the sourcing activities portfolio in order to maximize supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time) and support the business plan.

As a Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and Implementing Sourcing strategies for Sourcing across all Oil and Gas product Lines and functions, leading sourcing project where possible
  • Selecting suppliers in accordance with preferred suppliers defined by Region Category Managers
  • Evaluating suppliers through supplier reviews, site visits and audits to assure supply capabilities, on-time delivery, quality and service for existing as well as new suppliers
  • Conducting competitive analysis of vendor products and services to develop and implement deflation and cost savings
  • Conducting RFx and bidding processes for dollar value greater than $10K minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and cost
  • Defining supplier strategy including identification and development of Strategic and Preferred suppliers
  • Managing supplier relationship with Regional and Local suppliers
  • Leading and mentoring a team in complex and multidisciplinary projects


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Show solid experience in Sourcing in oil and gas or relevant industry
  • Have 5+ years of experience in sourcing
  • Have experience with value streams, cost drivers and how to break down cost structures
  • Be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while working independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Be a team player and display good communication and writing skills
  • Have experience with key aspects of the RFI/RFQ sourcing process
  • Be able to lead global negotiations for high value contracts
  • 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 North America 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!

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate, this role requires full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work. Requests for reasonable accommodations due to valid medical reasons, a sincerely held religious belief, or other personal conscience objection will be considered on a case-by-case basis, including but not limited to essential job duties, in accordance with applicable law.

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate, this role requires full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work.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.