General Electric Buying/Procurement Specialist - Houston, TX in Ft Worth, Texas

Role Summary:

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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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for a Buying/Procurement Specialist within our Strategic Sourcing team

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, ensures timely and accurate maintenance of material master data to support the Drilling Fluids business.

  • Submits requests using established processes to create vendors, material numbers, BOMS, routings, and maintenance on the approved supplier list.

  • Resolves issues with master data requests as they move through the process.

  • Ensures thorough and up to date understanding of master data requirements and processes.

  • Recommends efficiencies in obtaining/processing master data requests

  • Supports buyers as needed.

  • Fosters active daily use of continuous improvement tools to improve HS&E, quality, delivery, financial performance, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction.

  • Conducts all business activities in accordance with BHGE Health, Safety and Environmental policies.

  • Handles special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years procurement, sourcing, master data or similar experience

  • Experience applying stand-alone knowledge of purchasing practices, principles and procedures.

  • Knowledge of SAP.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Strong team player

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications, including advanced level knowledge of Excel.

  • Must be able to balance multiple projects in a challenging, fast-paced work environment.

  • Must be able to work in a cross-functional team and demonstrate consistent forward progress.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Sharepoint Experience

  • Master Data Experience, specifically vendor and/or material master

  • Project Management Experience


Rankin Road - Houston,TX

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Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.