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Job Ref:  1605398
Employer:  baker hughes
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United States
County/State:  Texas
City:  Sugar Land
18/10/2016 01:02


Sugar Land, TX 77478


Full Time Regular


Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a Senior Strategic Sourcing / Category Manager in Sugar Land, TX. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes 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 is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.


Baker Hughes Incorporated has an immediate opening for a Senior Strategic Sourcing / Category Manager in our Chemicals group located at our Sugar Land, TX location. This position requires an experienced, aggressive and innovative sourcing manager that knows how to be on the winning side of negotiation. We are looking for innovation in supplier management, cost reduction and contract management.

  • Lead End to End sourcing operations to meet business demand globally
  • Execute Global Sourcing Plan for critical raw material to achieve long term success
  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies to secure cost advantage in the market.
  • Analyze data and business intelligence to identify and exploit trends in the market
  • Expand supplier relationships to ensure high service levels with competitive pricing
  • Manage complex strategic sourcing projects with global cross functional team.
  • Negotiates pricing, terms and conditions for agreements with suppliers.
  • Responsible for financial performance of raw material categories.
  • Optimize global sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency
  • Monitors BHI and supplier compliance and performance against established contracts and processes.
  • Maintains thorough industry and commodity knowledge.
  • Proposes and implements improvements to sourcing policies.
  • Handles special projects as assigned.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management is required.
  • 8 years' experience in sourcing/procurement for direct and indirect spend, including 3 years' experience in a leadership role.
  • Experience in the Chemical Sourcing.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office systems.
  • SAP knowledge and experience.
  • Strong negotiation and contract skills and strong alliance management skills.
  • Must be able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent ability to communicate with internal customers and suppliers.
  • 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.

  • Plant experience helpful.
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional, Institute of Supply Management is desired.
  • Six Sigma Certification preferred.

  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company's 39,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes' technology centers in the world's leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit our website.

Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, race, national origin, ethnic origin, color, disability status, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation or any other protection guaranteed by local law.

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