General Electric Lead Materials Buyer in Deer Park, Texas

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.

Role Summary:

The Lead Materials Buyer will be responsible for all day to day activities focused on the procurement and delivery of assigned material and suppliers. This includes but is not limited to completing all MRP requirements, NCRs, MRB issues etc. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Materials Buyer you will:

  • Interface with Production, Sales, and suppliers to schedule the receipt of material to meet production demands

  • Be responsible for material scheduling, updating delivery dates, procurement follow-up and expediting suppliers

  • Evaluate and drive resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues

  • Assure that the shop has the necessary materials and configuration records to meet required production levels

  • Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements

  • Be responsible for assigned commodities / suppliers to meet the requirements of the business

  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for determined commodities

  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential risks, obtain quotes, and plan programs to meet business needs

  • Evaluate excess on-order items for team to ensure team is managing inventory levels and costs within OP plan by eliminating SMI items

  • Lead the department in evaluating excess on-order items to ensure team is managing inventory levels and costs within OP plan by eliminating SMI items

  • Be responsible for determining overdue risks as it relates to Parts orders for the business on a quarterly basis, identifying key drivers and managing plans to mitigate those risks

  • Lead daily Parts production meeting and monitor supply/demand situation to ensure good order fulfillment performance

  • Maintain and analyze data to measure performance, and identify inefficient operations as it relates to invoice holds, supplier receipts, OTD, and any other critical items

  • Be responsible to use metrics to develop a strategic plan for the department for process and procedure improvements.

  • Lead projects/initiatives defined by Materials Manager, outside of daily Buyer deliverables

  • Any job duties as assigned by supervisor or manager Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 7 years of experience in a Material Planning / Purchasing capacity)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in production control or planning, supervision, sourcing and/or material control environment Eligibility Requirements:

  • Work in a normal office environment within a climate controlled manufacturing facility with occasional work performed on the shop floor, production environment subject to minimal weather related variations

  • Work with occasional pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending, and other physical activities within an office environment Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior experience utilizing planning systems (Oracle / SAP)

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint); Oracle a plus but not required

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities

  • Ability to work effectively in all environments

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Customer driven / focused

  • Team oriented

  • High energy, detail oriented

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as master schedule, safety rules, operating instructions, drawings/prints and procedure manuals – specifically machining requirements Locations: United States; Texas; Deer ParkGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.