General Electric Planner/Buyer in Minden, Nevada

Role Summary:

The Planner/Buyer will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. 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 Planner/Buyer you will:

  • Interface with production, sales, purchasing and suppliers in order to schedule the receipt of raw material to meet production demand

  • Be responsible for raw material scheduling, updating database, editing routine documents, procurement follow up and expediting management

  • Possess strong negotiating skills and experience contacting suppliers / vendors regarding contract fulfillment and term issues

  • Establish plant production schedules, WIP job management and maintain inventory database / cost structure

  • Write, manage, and update the production control data and working rules and drive cost and cycle time reduction with supplier base using Six Sigma methodology

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

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

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

  • Monitor implementation of corrective action plans

  • Prepare and implement work orders and plans as required

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

  • Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service

  • Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, together with the effective utilization of available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts with sound purchasing practices and applicable company and government regulations

  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, and stimulate competition Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (or High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution and minimum 5 years of experience in production planning and/or purchasing)

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in production planning and/or purchasing Desired Characteristics:

  • SAP experience

  • Completion of APICS training courses

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities

  • Ability to work effectively in all environments

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills 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.Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com. 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. Locations: United States; Nevada; MindenGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.