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Lead Sourcing Specialist-Commodity Management

  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/9/2018 1:51:32 PM
  • Job #: 3059360
  • Location(s): United States; Nevada; Minden


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.

Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE 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.

Role Summary:
Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Requires mastery of a body of theoretical knowledge. Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for developing & driving strategy for assigned commodities to meet BN deflation, cash, fulfillment, quality, and inventory objectives.
In the role of Strategic Sourcing Specialist, you will:

  • Lead the development and execution of the global commodity strategies and purchase agreements for assigned commodities
  • Support NPI (new product introductions) for assigned commodities
  • Meet cost out deflation targets via supplier negotiations, alternate supplier development, and/or shifting to low cost region suppliers
  • Ensure supplier performance stability to meet delivery and quality expectations, via lead time reductions, capacity improvements, etc.
  • Develop strategic relationships with global suppliers
  • Drive supplier compliance to GE standard payment terms and increase net days to pay to meet cash goals
  • Leverage vendor managed inventory (VMI), consignment, stocking programs, and Min Order Quantity strategies with suppliers to meet inventory and fulfillment goals
  • Drive supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management excellence
  • Develop alternate sources and/or risk mitigation plans for single and sole source suppliers
  • Work closely with M&C and BHGE Commodity Strategy team, manufacturing, and engineering to meet shared business objectives
  • Support and drive a culture of simplification, compliance and shared cost ownership

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years of Sourcing experience, Supply Chain experience, or leadership experience

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability and willingness to read blueprints and technical specifications
  • Ability and willingness to work in a matrix environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Possess SAP or related MRP system experience
  • Experience or aptitude to work in a high volume/short cycle environment
  • Bachelor's degree in a Business or Technical field preferred from an accredited college or university
  • Strong project management skills with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Project management skills; experience developing and implementing strategic plans
  • Strong financial and business analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills
  • Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt Certification or equivalent quality certification with strong process mindset
  • Previous experience with sourcing projects in low cost regions
  • APICS/N.A.P.M./ C.P.M. Certification

    Locations: United States; Nevada; Minden

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE 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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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