Baker Hughes Lead Manufacturing Specialist 2 - Material Plan & Execution (DrillBits) - The Woodland, TX in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

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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:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for a Lead Manufacturing Specialist 2 - Material Plan & Execution in The Woodlands, TX.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop the rolling demand plan for all product line product categories.

  • Be the liaison between Sales/Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance and the geo markets.

  • Work with marketing and PLM for new product launches, and phase-out of discontinued items.

  • Perform monthly item-level reviews and create recommendations for leadership review.

  • Reviews historical sales trends and financial projections to provide accurate product forecasts.

  • Provides annualized forecasted projections for contracts and budgeting.

  • Works with field management to support sales needs.

  • Participates in the development, maintenance and improvement of statistical forecasting methods, tools, processes and procedures.

  • Develop and manage level loading plan and meetings.


  • Bachelor's Degree in business or engineering

  • 7 years relevant experience

  • Microsoft Office experience

  • SAP familiarity

  • Knowledge of Cost of Sales Data

  • Ability to analyze MRP data, update the Rough Cut Capacity reports, and present information to Manufacturing.

  • Understanding of the following:

  • How statistical forecasts and demand plans are generated and managed

  • How key events affect product demand; product history and trends

  • Sales cycles and characteristics (and demand planning’s place in the sales cycle)

  • The relationship between the demand plan, the sales budget and corporate budget

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience negotiating with vendors

  • MRP (Materials Requirement Planning) Experience

  • Familiarity with SQL

  • Cross functional communication skills

  • Ability to work in a global environment


The Woodlands, TX

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Job: Manufacturing

Title: Lead Manufacturing Specialist 2 - Material Plan & Execution (DrillBits) - The Woodland, TX

Location: Texas-THE WOODLANDS

Requisition ID: 1821678