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


Sourcing Specialist

Do you enjoy being part of a successful team?

Role Summary:

The Lead Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for developing and driving proactive global sourcing strategies for all assigned commodities, across multiple sites, negotiating with suppliers and influencing internal and external stakeholders, in order to achieve all fulfilment, quality, productivity, cost out, cash and inventory commitments to the business.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development and execution of the global commodity strategy, including new supplier agreements and optimization of existing agreements.
  • Own supplier negotiations and ensure contacts are effective and structured to achieve desired outcomes/ results.
    • Vendor managed inventory (VMI), Consignment, Socking Programs and Min Order Quantity Strategy
    • Supplier payment term improvements, aligned with business standards and cash goals
    • Overall Cost & Lead Time Reductions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team, including Engineering, Product Line, Quality, Materials, and Supply Chain, to maximize impact and supplier utilization.
  • Drive increased supplier accountability for OTD and Quality performance, as well as productivity
  • Develop alternate sources and/or risk mitigation plans for single & sole source suppliers
  • Support business in supplier selection, development, and management of relationship


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • 3 Years Sourcing, Materials or Global Supply Chain Experience
  • Strong financial/quantitative, analytical skills, data driven
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge in SAP, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Teams, Forms & PowerPoint), Tableau.


Desired Characteristics:
  • Commodity/Supplier Performance Management Experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast pace environment.
  • Experience in supplier development (FPQ Process)
  • Highly motivated/results/ metrics driven with a desire to learn and grow in sourcing/supply chain
  • Demonstrated negotiation and contract management skills, as well as ability to leverage data to prioritize
  • Capable of challenging the status quo, driving process improvements, direct material productivity and cost out.


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


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all 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 must 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.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.