Baker Hughes Senior Buyer - Pressure Pumping - Tomball, TX in TOMBALL, Texas


Tomball, TX 77375


Full Time Regular


Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a Buyer - Pressure Pumping to support International Pressure Pumping out of our facility in Tomball, TX. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.


The Buyer will be responsible for the execution of buying activities and ensure that products and services are delivered.


  • Under general supervision, places orders for varieties of materials/supplies, usually with established and/or new vendors.

  • Determines if an approved contract exists for the requisition

  • Expedites the filling of orders by suppliers to meet job schedules

  • May recommend new developments in materials and supplies and on improving quality and cost of purchases.

  • Works directly with Category Management to source based of outlined strategies

  • Assists Category Management with establishing local sourcing alternatives when appropriate

  • Negotiates with suppliers to provide the most value for Baker Hughes

  • Assists with planning including internal inventory netting

  • Supports Engineering and technology with new part and product set up

  • Coordinates between Product Line and corporate for new supplier set up

  • Manages Supplier Quality issues with the internal Quality team

  • Handles escalation requests

  • Liaises with Order Management and external packers to support product exportation

  • Creates/releases purchase orders from contracts as appropriate for purchases.

  • Coordinates rescheduling and expediting of materials with Logistics and suppliers.

  • Assists in supplier invoice and material good receipt reconciliation when issues arise.

  • Handles special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of experience in a Buyer role or Non-degreed with 8 years of experience in a buyer role

  • Strong MS Office skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Outlook

  • Strong Negotiating skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain

  • Chemical planning or procurement a plus

  • SAP knowledge preferred


  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company's 39,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes' technology centers in the world's leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit our website.

Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, race, national origin, ethnic origin, color, disability status, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation or any other protection guaranteed by local law.

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Job: Manufacturing

Title: Senior Buyer - Pressure Pumping - Tomball, TX


Requisition ID: 1708565