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