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Project Buyer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:04:04 PM
  • 2910361
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Colorado; Longmont


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. 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 Project Buyer role will have primary responsibility to ensure an uninterrupted supply of materials to support production and sales as well as work to resolve Materials issues while achieving and maintaining inventory business metrics. These general actions will coordinate with global cross-functional teams on a daily basis.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Project Buyer, you will:

  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan purchases to meet business needs
  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned projects
  • Be responsible for assigned projects to meet the requirements of the business
  • Perform continual material analysis and monitor supplier progress
  • Perform some or all of the required functions from quoting to satisfactory delivery of material or service
  • Initiate necessary actions to assure best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met, and address any non-conforming material with supplier
  • Create purchase orders with sound purchasing practices and assure compliant acquisition of material or service that meet applicable company and government regulations
  • Maintain “timely” control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other required documents to assure orderly administration and retention of records

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a purchasing or sourcing role OR completion of a GE OMLP program

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and to perform under pressure/against tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time in order to meet delivery deadlines
  • Six Sigma Trained or Equivalent Quality training; Green Belt certified (GE employees only)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight time deadlines, with frequently changing priorities
  • Strong customer service mindset with ability to enhance internal customer relationships
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated self-starter and highly motivated

    Locations: United States; Colorado; Longmont

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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.
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