General Electric Senior HR Leader - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, 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 is currently hiring a Senior HR Leader based in Houston, Texas.

The Senior Human Resource Manager (SHRM) will lead a team of Human Resource Managers providing insight and guidance to the team in order to provide an excellent employee experience for the BHGE team. In this role, you will serve as the first point of contact for a defined population of BHGE managers and employees to provide advice, coaching and other day to day client support as required. You will partner directly with the global and regional HR Business Partners to execute on the North America and Global Product Company strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will address a broad range of HR fundamentals and employee related questions. As the Senior Human Resource Manager, you will:

  • Manage, lead and guide a team of Human Resource Managers within a geographic region and where possible, specific product company(s)

  • Act as an organizational coach to HR Managers in order to build their capabilities, reduce complexity, and partner with their clients to maximize organizational performance

  • Collaborate with PC and functional HR Leaders and O&TD professionals to execute business-specific HR strategies

  • Partner with executive leadership to drive employee relations strategies that are unique to the region

  • Ensure HR leadership team delivers HR training and support for functional processes such as Performance Development, Salary Planning and New Employee Onboarding

  • Oversee change projects within region such as restructuring, changes to terms and conditions / benefits, organizational changes

  • Support HR team in the development and execution of the local employee relations strategy, including Union Negotiations, Personnel Relations, for a defined population that spans manufacturing and professional employees

  • Partner with HR Managers and local leadership to attract, select and retain key talent within region

  • Ensure that routine and complex employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved across the region to drive and promote a work environment that is in compliance with the Spirit and the Letter

  • Serve as an additional point of contact on fundamental HR topics, questions and issues for all employees and managers within your region

  • Manage all complex and escalated cases within the region, partnering with employee relations, legal counsel and the policies team, as well as providing training and support to other team members across your region as needed

  • Provide dedicated HR Manager support and guidance for a defined population of managers and employees with specific focus on: Employee advocacy / engagement, HR policy / procedure training, employee relations management, performance management, recruitment, compensation, and workplace investigations

  • Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related discipline from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant Human Resources experience

  • Experience leading a team of professionals

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline from an accredited college or university

  • GE HRLP graduate or graduate of a similar program

  • HR leadership experience at a manufacturing site

  • HR leadership experience for a field services organization

  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment

  • Approachable and responsive resource able to connect with employees at all levels

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Strong internal and external customer service focus, with a genuine desire to assist others

  • Strong project management and complex problem-solving skills

  • Strong presentation skills and facilitation experience, needed to effectively deliver a variety of HR-related training programs to groups of managers/colleagues

  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization

  • Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Detail-oriented (especially with regard to effectively managing and documenting employee relations issues and investigations)

  • Certification with a recognized professional HR organization/institute


Houston, TX

BHGE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. BHGE works. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with BHGE!

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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.