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Sourcing Specialist - Procurement

Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes

Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Sourcing Specialist - Procurement

Do you enjoy working with equipment?

Would you like to relish managing a process and planning?

Join our Materials Planning and Scheduling Team!

Our Industrial and Energy Technology (IET) operates across 120 countries and serves the entire energy value chain and industrial sector. We hold an extensive portfolio of rotating equipment, process flow, transmission technology and lifecycle services. Our Engineering Transformation teamwork to improve the quality of our Engineering processes.

Partner with the best.

As a Sourcing Specialist - Procurement, you will plan and schedule the materials required to execute the business. Working with the sales and commercial team, region personnel, AMO and supply chain to translate the demand into physical orders. Also, ensure the orders are delivered to meet the requirements.

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

  • Working with the region sales and operations to create the regional forecast (12-18 months) and global forecasts.
  • Working with the sales and operations team to convert the demand plans into physical orders.
  • Understanding business trends, opportunities and how they impact the demand forecast.
  • Analyzing incoming demand identifies order exceptions, misalignment with product rationalization strategy and opportunities to utilize existing inventory.
  • Planning and scheduling order timelines to be consistent with customer requirements while minimizing inventory and shipping costs.
  • Working with the Product Line/Sales/Service Delivery to prioritize delivery dates as needed (pushouts, pull-ins)
  • Working to ensure new assets, repaired assets and spares are captured with the Sales & Operations Planning process.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide support for the execution and delivery of customer projects and requirements.
  • Assisting in executing continuous improvement projects to maximize value.

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have BE/BTech or ME/MTech in Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Have 4-8 yrs of experience in order management, inventory optimization and management, asset utilization and management.
  • Have a basic understanding of SAP and MRP functionality.
  • Be fluent and speak English on professional issues.
  • Demonstrate effective organizational and time management skills.

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 in the factory - 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.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and well-being activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • A safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs.
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits
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.