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Planner/Buyer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 6:50:46 PM
  • 3016463
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Global Operations
Location(s): United States; Texas; Odessa, Houston


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:
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 and coordinate with BHGE factories, customers, sales, finance, and PTS to manage high value transactions for BHGE parts
  • Coordinate master schedulers between GE factories and warehouse for proper schedule and allocation of the parts
  • Facilitate international shipments from USA to the service site, coordinate logistics, and drive resolution on logistics / customs issues
  • Facilitate material procurement requirements necessary to support various P&L's within the organization and the factories
  • Place, manage, and process all required purchase orders / Planner orders to fulfill customer and Inventory requirements
  • Act as the primary liaison with factory personnel and fulfillment COE on a day-to-day basis to maximize fulfillment compliance throughout the OTR process
  • Develop production control tools and processes to manage critical milestones to ensure 100% on-time delivery, Schedule Ship date & customer want date scorecards
  • Interface with routing center to optimize transportation cycles and cost
  • Manage inventories to eliminate and prevent excess and inactive materials, including Cycle Counting and Slow moving / Obsolete stock

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Materials Management or similar planning role)
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Materials Management or similar planning role

    Desired Characteristics:
  • APICS certification
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of ERP system SAP
  • Knowledge of production and inventory management is preferred
  • PC proficiency – Excel, Power Point Word
  • Six Sigma training is preferred

    Locations: United States; Texas; Odessa, Houston

    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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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