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Geo-market Procurement Lead Operations (Supply Chain)

  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 3/26/2018 11:53:41 AM
  • Job #: 1805771
  • Location(s): United States; Texas; HOUSTON

Role Summary:
Role Summary:
Baker Hughes Incorporated, a GE Company has an opening for a Geo-market Procurement Lead Operations. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes, a GE Company offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes, a GE Company is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Represents all Geo-market procurement and purchasing activities in a matrix organization
  • Leads the Geo-market Procurement team on key initiatives, executing of plans and the development of strategies in Geo-market Operations for cost savings, cost reductions and vendor rationalizations.
  • Leads the Geo-market Procurement team on improving KPI performance as measured by the Global Procurement dashboard.
  • Responsible for moderate to complex procurement projects and activities including working with the Product Line Leadership to support their performance goals and metrics.
  • Provides regular progress updates on areas of responsibility in presentations to Procurement and Executive leadership
  • Conducts weekly staff meetings with their team to communicate corporate news and updates, progress on initiatives, and to encourage the sharing of best practices
  • Provides coaching and mentorship to the Geo-market Purchasing Managers to further their personal development and the success of their purchasing teams
  • Proposes and implements improvements to procurement policies, processes and organizational structures.
  • Identifies priority training needs for entire Geo-market Procurement organization and works with Human Resources to formulate training support
  • Instills standardization across the organization and exploits the full implementation of the Baker Hughes Operating System (BHOS).
  • Engages with functional support organizations such as Supplier Quality, Finance, IT, etc. to drive initiatives and to align policies and procedures
  • Maintains thorough industry and commodity knowledge.
  • Fosters active daily use of continuous improvement tools to improve HS&E, quality, delivery, financial performance, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction.
  • Handles special projects as assigned.
  • Conducts all business activities in accordance with Baker Hughes health, safety and environmental policies, legal compliance requirements and Baker Hughes core values.
  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management or equivalent field of study.
  • 8+ years’ experience in sourcing/procurement for direct and indirect spend.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a leadership role. 
  • Excellent management skills.
  • Excellent ability to communicate with internal customers and suppliers.
  • SAP knowledge and experience required
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office systems.
  • Strong negotiation and contract skills.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Well-rounded Supply Chain experience and job history with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Energetic self-starter that must be able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of Master Supply Agreements (MSAs) or contracts - content and structure, INCO terms, payment terms and SOX compliance preferred.
  • Manufacturing process knowledge helpful
  • Professional certification, such as APICS
  • Six Sigma Certification, experience with lean principals and continuous improvement initiatives
United States
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

Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.


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