Sourcing Specialist I

Posted 13 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameRen White

Job description

Role Summary/Purpose:
* The Expeditor will be primarily working with the Procurement team to identify urgent / critical customer orders, identify associated purchase orders to suppliers, and drive overall performance improvement from major suppliers.
* The individual in this role also demonstrates accountability for functional and business objectives.
* Other major responsibilities include achieving higher standards of On-Time delivery from suppliers, reviewing supplier capacity, and managing purchase order data accuracy for the Aftermarket Center of the Valves business.
* The Individual will establish clear communication with suppliers and drive actions for timely fulfillment of supplier Purchase Orders (POs) aligned to customer requirements / Need-By date.

Job Profile Summary:
* Under direct supervision, the Expeditor provides support to Procurement staff.
* Inputs and verifies correctness of purchase order data.
* Prepares and maintains routine data files and reports in compliance with established policies.
* Assists with special projects as assigned.
* Conducts all business activities in accordance with Baker Hughes Health, Safety and Environmental policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Baker Hughes Core Values.

Essential Responsibilities
* Monitor & action aging Purchase Requisitions (PRs), create Purchase Orders (POs), update PO Promise Dates from suppliers, and manage PO schedule changes / react to ERP exception messages in a timely manner
* Achieve best cost for material with outstanding quality and within customer Need-By date.
* Support Procurement / Fulfillment KPIs; On-time Delivery (OTD), Supplier Promise Date / PO Promise Date accuracy
* Hold daily / weekly rhythm with strategic suppliers for overall supplier performance & ensure best price & lead times are offered by suppliers
* Partner with engineering & coordinate with suppliers on design change implementation
* Develop knowledge of supplier manufacturing processes, material and commodity pricing and excellent focus on quality
* Partner with Global Commodity Leaders (GCLs) & Site Commodity Leaders to implement cost out strategies and supplier workload management to support Aftermarket needs.
* Be a first line of contact & establish strategic relationships with suppliers.

* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

Desired Characteristics
* High-energy, self-motivated, willing to take on responsibilities across functions & team boundaries, and drive assigned tasks to closure.
* Willingness to pressure Suppliers and develop recovery plans, set production priorities, and detail analysis on product work cycle.
* Influence/communication and negotiations skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Bachelor's degree in engineering or supply Chain related fields
* Strong business & financial acumen; understanding of business operations & O&G industry.
* Program / Project management skills with horizontal teams
* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; supervisory role experience
* Strong quantitative and analytical skills, strong PC, and database management skills
* Ability to work well under tight deadlines and frequently changing priorities.

Top 3 skill sets for the position:
* Excel
* Interpersonal/Negotiation skills required.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.