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Lead Sourcing/Procurement Specialist

Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes

Aberdeen, UK
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

Lead Sourcing Specialist

Are you passionate about being part of a successful team?

Do you enjoy taking on challenging projects?

Join our team

Druck is a global technology company that designs, develops and manufactures the highest quality, most accurate and reliable customized pressure sensing devices and instruments, software to provide innovative products, services and solutions to our customers.

Partner with the best

As a Lead Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible for developing and driving the strategy for assigned commodities across multiple sites to meet cost, cash, fulfilment, quality and inventory objectives, with a high focus on new product introductions.

As a Lead Sourcing/Procurement Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading Sourcing activities for New product introduction, driving supplier strategy for materials, working closely with technology, GSC, commodity and Project management teams to identify and enable most effective suppliers to meet quality, lead time, inventory and margin expectations

  • Driving sole source mitigation activities through the new product introduction process to mitigate supply risks

  • Supporting Purchasing team with handover of materials and suppliers when new products are launched and into mainstream production

  • Meeting cost out targets via supplier negotiations, alternate supplier development and/or shifting to best cost country suppliers for assigned commodities; develop strategic relationships with global suppliers and commodity teams

  • Supporting business objectives such as carbon reduction, supplier diversity and cash improvements

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have Min 3 years of sourcing/materials experience

  • Have strong negotiation and contract management skills, with excellent prioritisation and organizational skills

  • Member or working towards membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or APICS

  • Have strong customer focus and desire for first time issue resolution

  • Have experience using SAP or similar ERP and working knowledge of MS office systems

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Type of Job: Permanent position

Benefits: Flexible Benefits including company sponsored Medical, Life Insurance, Income Protection, Retirement Savings Plan – see more details in the benefits brochure attached and a short video overview by the link below:

Our location: Druck Ltd, Baker Hughes 2 Fir Tree Ln, Groby, Leicester LE6 0FH

About Us:
We are an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and conducting business in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward – making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let’s come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company 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.