General Electric OFS Equipment Sales & Channels Director – Drilling and Completions Fluids - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, Texas

Role Summary:

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.

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Role Summary:

This position is responsible for managing the Drilling and Completion Fluids product company within the OFS Equipment Sales & Channels Group to optimize the performance of our Channel Partners and expand revenues by the direct sales of DCF products where appropriate.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will be responsible for effectively growing the DCF Equipment Sales portfolio and covering white space, starting with NAM. One way of doing so will be by growing the channel portfolio and setting up Mutual Action Plans (MAP), which is an essential part of how we engage with Channel Partners to understand their challenges, set expectations and most importantly create action plans to achieve growth objectives. You will be providing analytical oversight of the financial performance, making and implementing recommendations for improvements. Other essential responsibilities will include:

  • Establish a great working relationship within the region leaders and product company to develop and execute go-to-market strategies that drive profitable orders growth in line with the global requirements

  • Be accountable for sales, margin results & DSO against forecasts

  • Leverage the breadth of BHGE to increase competitive advantage

  • Be responsible for developing and executing a robust deal review, risk mitigation, and customer communication process in compliance with Regional Sales and Operations Team, Legal, Finance, and Compliance standards

  • Provide leadership and strategic guidance in a matrix environment to drive optimal bid results and minimize risk in coordination with Corporate and Regional Engineering, Sales, Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, Legal, and Compliance

  • Be accountable for the attraction and development of talent, succession planning, and sustainability of commercial pipeline with depth of expertise within the region

  • Provide clear vision and mission to sales team to ensure all members of organization understand clear, simple objectives and priorities

  • Provide the necessary leadership, support, and guidance to ensure the sales strategy is aligned with business direction and that overall business objectives can be met

  • Ensure team leaders and members meet and/or exceed their personal annual sales goals

  • Champion broad-based customer-centered initiatives (e.g. NPS, cross-enterprise sales, solution selling)

  • Leverage cross-functional and cross-business resources to maximize market penetration

  • Drive strategic partnerships with key customers and provide key feedback to the leadership to ensure strategic roadmap alignment of product offerings


  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline from accredited university

  • 12 years of experience in sales, management consulting, or strategic planning

  • At least 5 years of leadership experience

  • Thoroughly conversant with the DCF Products including Drilling Fluids, Completion Fluids, Fluid Environmental Services and Industrial Applications

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree in appropriate discipline

  • Knowledge of financial analysis and risk principles and analysis

  • Solid track record in implementing change

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong influencing and relationship building skills

  • Sound people management and decision-making skills

  • Strong customer focus and results-oriented

  • Health, Safety, Security & Environment awareness

  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment


Houston, TX

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Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.