Baker Hughes HSE Performance Excellence Lead - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, Texas

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:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for a HSE Performance Excellence Leader in Houston, TX.

The HSE Performance Excellence Leader is a key position in development and execution of BHGE’s long-term strategy to drive a zero harm expectation internally and remain a leader within the industry. The evolution of HSE requires strong focus on human and organizational factors, and the HSE Performance Excellence Leader is responsible to develop and drive the effort within the enterprise. This position reports into the HSE Performance Transformation Lead.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Accelerates transformation of existing culture, processes and systems to achieve operational excellence and operational resilience.

  • Provides strategic direction and is accountable for the execution of the strategy related to human and organizational performance, including development, tracking, and trending of performance indicators

  • Represents BHGE in the industry as an expert in the field of human and organizational performance.

  • Optimizes sustainability of achieving Everyday as a Perfect HSE Day - No Injuries, No Accidents, No Impact to Environment.

  • Guides organization to early identification of gaps and strengths, and expedites operationalization of solutions.

  • Utilizes and embeds Human Factor/Human Performance and Brain/Social Science into culture design, leadership thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving processes.

  • Operationalizes High Performing Teams, Generative Thinking, Industry Leading Methodologies and Outcome-based Accountability.

  • People Leader responsibilities include: team and individual development


  • Bachelor’s degree required in environment, health or safety, human resource management, engineering or organizational psychology.

  • 10 years’ relevant HSE experience, including 5 years in management

  • Minimum 3 yrs Oil & Gas Industry experience. Other relevant experience considered.

  • Houston-based or willing to relocate, available for global travel.

  • Demonstrated ability in advising and collaborating with full range of workforce, from front line to executives; including recognizing how they think/process and work/execute.

  • Creative and courageous with a keen ability to gain support and engage participation from all levels of the organization.

  • Willing to step out and challenge the status-quo; easily makes connections among previously unrelated concepts.

  • Confidently focused on the betterment of the whole versus progressing self; demonstrates a commitment to challenge, coach, collaborate with and encourage others to create new and unique ideas.

  • Strong and trusting intuition that can quickly understand the essence and the underlying configuration of issues and things.

  • Demonstrates ability to recognize and predict what people and organizations are likely to do across a variety of situations and can articulate strengths and limitations of people and organizations.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of what groups need, their values and how to motivate them. Excels at listening, encouraging and influencing.

  • Can manage complex teams, is able to work efficiently in a matrixed organization and can translate the business strategy into meaningful outcomes.

  • Demonstrated ability to swiftly accustom with new teams, distill key priorities, and drive execution.

  • Proven track record in utilizing Human Factors/ Human performance and Brain/ Social Science principles.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s or PHD degree in environment, health or safety, human resource management or organizational psychology

  • HSE Certification


Houston, TX

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Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Title: HSE Performance Excellence Lead - Houston, TX

Location: Texas-HOUSTON

Requisition ID: 1807281