Strategic Sourcing Manager - Houston, TX

Houston, Texas
01 Dec 2016
03 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time


Houston, Texas


Full Time


Baker Hughes Incorporated has an immediate opening for a Strategic Sourcing Manager at our Emmott Road location in Houston, 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.

  • Develop and implement commodity strategies and establish and maintain strategic relationships with suppliers
  • Develop, champion, and ensure implementation of ideas that will optimize total cost of ownership
  • Works closely with business stakeholders to understand their needs in detail both today and in the future
  • Manage supplier development/relationship to ensure continuity of good and services
  • Develop negotiations strategies and drive negotiations to achieve stated goals and objectives
  • Draft, negotiate and obtain agreement to commercial contracts ensuring that operational and commercial risks to business are fully understood and minimized

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or equivalent field of study.
  • 7 years' experience in manufacturing / sourcing / procurement for direct and indirect spend.
  • SAP knowledge and experience required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate supply chain / manufacturing planning and management experience.
  • Strong alliance management skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience of Supply chain transformation initiatives.

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have previously worked in supply chain / manufacturing in the Oilfield Services industry.
  • Master's degree in Engineering, Business or Supply Chain Management preferred.
  • Six Sigma certification
  • PMP certification
  • APICS CPIM and / or CPSC certification

  • This position will require up to 50% international travel.


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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