Baker Hughes-Region Materials Manager

Baker Hughes-Region Materials Manager

Role Summary:

Offers the opportunity as a Region Materials Manager to join the team in Dubai, UAE.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Execute the regional demand planning process
  • Execute and utilize the methods, process, and tools necessary to conduct strategic demand planning
  • Conduct demand planning activities with each country/area/district/account
  • Represent the region at formal Sales & operations planning (S&OP) meetings
  • Drive decision making by leadership based on activity drivers and demand signal
  • Standardize country/area/district demand planning process
  • Train and lead country/area/district demand planners
  • Participate in country/area/district S&OP
  • Collate country/area/district demand plans into regional demand plan for transition into regional supply plan
  • Lead the S&OP (pre-S&OP, executive S&OP) for the region
  • Develop inventory entitlement model and stocking plan for each account/district/area/country
  • Monitor fulfillment execution and highlight risks and opportunities to global supply planning team
  • Train and lead all personnel in region who perform inventory transactions (ISTO, SO, GR, PGI, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with global inventory management standards
  • Communicate and partner with cross-functional business partners: operations, sales, finance, manufacturing, procurement, sourcing, logistics, tolling, etc.
  • Identify trends and insights based on historical demand and the current long term plan in an effort to further clarify the demand signal optimize forecast accuracy
  • Continue to optimize forecast accuracy
  • Lead efforts to utilize alternative forecast tools
  • Drive forecasting process towards system tools and away from human input
  • Participate in dual reporting structure (Region Leader, Global Materials/SC Leader)


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in inventory coordination
  • 5+ years of experience in SAP & Demand Planning

Desired Characteristics:

  • Thorough in depth, technical skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Dubai, UAE’


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