Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Cost Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Global Costing Leader
South West England or Aberdeen

Do you have the expertise and tenacity to challenge the status quo and shape the Global Costing Strategy for an innovative energy technology company?

Are you a strategic leader with the ability to inspire and influence stakeholders to work in true partnership cross functionally to achieve improvements and savings?

Join our world class Oilfield Services and Equipment Business at HQ

Our Subsea Production Systems business designs and develops intelligent, connected technologies for subsea production. Our innovative physical and digital solutions improve efficiency and maximize reservoir value. We are globally recognized as a world-class, design, engineering and services business, leveraging game-changing technology, premium solutions and innovation for unmatched outcomes for our customers. The team you will lead plays a critical role within the SPS business and is fundamental in delivering our global costing strategy.

Play a pivotal role in our global costing team

As a Global Costing Leader, you will Lead the cost estimating discipline for SPS globally to develop a high performing function that drives, guides and enables commercial success in our tender pursuits. You will be responsible for tender costing estimates including strategic cost insight for deal commercialisation, margin analysis and costing to product standardisation. The role collaborates strategically and tactically with commercial, product management, engineering and supply chain teams whilst directly managing a team of experienced cost estimators and analysts, you will also influence direction and change across the wider discipline.

The Global Costing Leader will also be responsible for:


  • Leading a team that produces cost estimation and reduction initiatives for all subsea commercial pursuits to facilitate strategic involvement within the leadership review processes


  • Improving existing tender costing processes with appropriate review rhythm, leveraging Cleopatra for configurator, rulebook and analytical capability
  • Partnering with the marketing and pricing team, collecting, analysing and summarising key information to understand competitive industry cost trends
  • Innovating change and promoting the understanding of costing models working with region and product line stakeholders to highlight areas for opportunity and risk
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including procurement, sales, project management, engineering and manufacturing to facilitate change and improvements on how we manage global costing
  • Supporting the product management/engineering/supply chain teams in driving value engineering/productivity efforts across the business leveraging should cost/design to cost methodologies where appropriate.
  • Driving costing tool compatibility within the business systems landscape ie Oracle, Teamcentre, P6, Rulestream


Fuel your passion
To be successful in this role you will:



  • Have a successful track record in Project Management, Cost Estimation, Controlling and Planning in a global oil and gas, energy or industrial business environment
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, risk assessment, technical writing and reporting skills
  • Be adept at using a variety of cost estimating systems
  • Have a growth mindset and attitude of influence to garner support and collaboration from stakeholders at a variety of levels


  • Be results driven, meticulous and highly organised with an exceptional attention to detail
  • Show a hands on, inclusive and results driven leadership style, leading by example demonstrating a mature, proactive and resourceful approach
  • Have the confidence and initiative to challenge the status quo and convert resistance into support for the achievement of beneficial results for the business
  • Have a high level of personal energy, credibility and presence
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication, influencing and presentation skills


Work in a way that works for you

We recognise 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 flexible working patterns in line with regional policy

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.

The Good Stuff

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we need 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 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.