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Lead Buying / Procurement Specialist (Chemicals) Sugar Land, TX

Company: Baker Hughes
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Buying / Procurement Specialist (Chemicals) Sugar Land, TX

Are you passionate about Procurement / Sourcing?

Do you enjoy building relationships and managing multiple priorities?

Join our innovative Procurement Team

Our Procurement Team provides support for regional and corporate projects. We are in contact with local and regional teams to collaborate and innovate. We manage the buying process and engage in commercial sourcing management in order to achieve the best contractual conditions and best results for company.

Partner with the best

This position will play a key role in coordination fulfilment for critical Raw Material and key suppliers. It will also support the Procurement leader as part of the escalation group for coordination with Sourcing category Managers and Plant Buyers. The Procurement escalation Group will also drive visibility on Material shortages through continuous enhancement of analytical tools in collaboration with Digital team.

As a Lead Buyer/Procurement Specialist, you are also responsible for Leading the order fulfilment including purchase order placement and management, on time delivery of products and services, and on time payment to suppliers. In addition, you will act as the key point of contact for suppliers on all purchase order related activities, reports, and business relationship.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing purchase order execution and product delivery, including placement of on-time schedule agreements, mitigation of billing adjustments / terminations and execution of cost reduction goals.
  • Making purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and policies
  • Independently identifying, selecting, and managing vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of products/services, price, and delivery date
  • Developing, issuing, and analyzing RFQs to secure most competitive bids
  • Selecting and negotiating with approved vendors.
  • Working closely with Sourcing Leader on sourcing category strategy, supplier negotiations, supplier selection, supplier approval, supplier onboarding, etc.
  • Handling special projects as assigned


    Fuel your passion

    To be successful in this role you will have:
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Materials or a related field with proven experience working in Procurement, Sourcing, Project Management
    • Have 7 years of procurement or supply chain experience
    • Good working IT knowledge and be comfortable using a variety of software tools including Excel, Power Point and any MRP, SAP, Ariba systems
    • Sound negotiating and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Project Management Experience
    • Ability to work in a cross-functional team and demonstrate consistent forward progress.
    • Willingness to work overtime as needed to support the team


      Work in a way that works for you

      We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:
      • Team is currently fully remote but may slowly transition to a hybrid model in the future. Please ask for more details.


        Working with us

        Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

        Working for you

        Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:
        • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
        • Comprehensive private medical care options
        • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
        • Tailored financial programs
        • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


          About Us

          With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

          Join Us

          Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

          As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate, this role requires full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work.About Us:
          With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

          Join Us:
          Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

          Baker Hughes 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.

Keywords: Baker Hughes, Sugar Land , Lead Buying / Procurement Specialist (Chemicals) Sugar Land, TX, Other , Sugar Land, Texas

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