Job Role : Sourcing Leader
Essential Responsibilities :
Drive Sourcing activities for the (6) core Inspection Technologies product lines, to support and meet business and functional objectives.
Establish sourcing strategies for direct and indirect spend in line with Digital Solutions and Global Ops strategies to meet or exceed op plan deflation targets.
Develop a strong relationship with Manufacturing, Engineering and Product Line teams to partner in driving key sourcing and business objectives around cost, cash, supplier quality, NPI and fulfillment.
Lead and manage Supplier Quality team to drive defect reduction, COQ recovery, quality initiatives and overall supplier quality performance.
Ensure compliance with Baker Hughes sourcing policies, procedures and export control regulations.
Reduce risks in supply chain by mitigating sole source suppliers.
Drive emerging market growth strategy.
Collaborate with Materials team to drive standardization and continuous improvement of purchasing processes and cycle time reduction through consignment, VMI and Kanban strategies.
Provide bench-marking and industry intel support in make vs. buy strategies and decisions.
Drive business cash initiatives supporting inventory and AP; lead implementation of e-invoicing strategies.
Qualifications / Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university / college or equivalent education
Minimum 7 years of Sourcing experience
Willingness and ability to travel 20% of the time, as required
Desired Characteristics :
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proven strategic and analytical skills
Demonstrated leadership capability within a matrix organization
Highly-motivated, results / metrics driven with demonstrated influencing skills
Strong negotiation skills
Experience managing a team of sourcing professionals
Prior site, P&L and / or business sourcing experience
Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
Knowledge of shop operations, production control, manufacturing or materials functions