Sourcing Initiatives Manager-Lpb

Baker Hughes Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 months ago

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company's global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

The OFS Indirect Strategic Sourcing Team currently has an opening for a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Commodity Manager, based in Sugar Land, Texas. The commodity manager will be responsible for the development and management of preferred supplier relationships and programs in the western hemisphere.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide category expertise to their assigned category

  • Responsible to deliver sourcing projects

  • Evaluation and selection of a high-performing supply base

  • Execution of Request for Information/Quotation/information/Proposal, and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and total cost of ownership

  • The negotiation of prices and terms with suppliers in order to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives

  • Collaborates with business stakeholders to develop and execute strategies to enable growth, increase margin, reduce costs, and rationalize the supply base

  • Contract development and management for Commodity contracts

  • Responsible for the reevaluation of current agreements and supply and negotiation strategies. This will require that changes in the market place that will reduce costs for Oilfield Services, are closely followed and taken advantage of

  • Responsible for identifying opportunities to leverage BHGE's purchasing power, issue resolution, establishing common processes for Baker Hughes, and ensuring continuous improvement

  • Maintaining thorough knowledge of industries, including knowledge of supply chain and supplier integration

  • Other activities as required

  • Travel of 20-25% may be required


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing, Business or related discipline

  • Strong knowledge of supply chain and sourcing principles

  • Candidates having the ability to demonstrate sound business ethics and consistency with principles, values, and behavior

  • Minimum 5 years of Sourcing/Procurement experience

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate commercial aspects with suppliers

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage supplier relationships and long-term partnerships

  • Strong analytical skills and comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data

  • Experience with SAP - Supply Chain / Finance modules

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to interact with and influence all levels of the organization

Desired Characteristics:

  • Detailed knowledge of sourced commodities, suppliers, and market trends

  • Exceptional analytical, project management, negotiation, facilitation, and customer service skills

  • Excellent communication, organization, problem solving, and planning skills

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications, including use of modeling and database functionality in Excel. Knowledge of SAP

  • Thorough knowledge of Master Supply Agreement(MSA) content and structure, including, but not limited to, legal terms and conditions, transportation INCO terms, payment terms, SOX compliance, and, import and export regulations


Sugar Land, Texas

Baker Hughes, a GE 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. Learn more

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