Baker Hughes Distribution Operations Manager (Upstream Chemicals) - San Antonio, TX in SAN ANTONIO, 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.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for a Distribution Operations Manager for Upstream Chemicals in San Antonio, TX. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes, a GE company 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, a GE company is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.

The District Operations Manager for Upstream Chemicals is accountable for the safe and profitable operations for Upstream Chemicals in the Permian area, including revenue, margin, inventory, planning, safe and effective execution and personnel. The District Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring and improving the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of departments and organizational operations through the provision and execution of effective methods and strategies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for revenue, margin, sales planning, execution & personnel

  • Day to day focus to include safe operations, DOT and safety compliance, product and service delivery/execution, billing, inventory and facility management

  • Demonstrates externally and internally, comprehensive, specialized knowledge of company's Upstream Chemicals products and services, customer requirements and competitive market, along with an understanding of external and internal decision networks

  • Oversees activities of sales personnel and provides leadership, direction, mentoring and coaching to maximize and improve the skill sets of direct reports.

  • Coordinate, manage and monitor activities related to safety and service execution, including cost/budget compliance, inventory and resource allocation

  • Ensure customer satisfaction

  • Drive profitable growth within the district while improving operational efficiencies. Monitor financial data to improve profitability.

  • Manage distribution employees performance, development and training

  • Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. Support organizational policies and procedures to maximize output

  • Monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedures

  • Strategic development - Implement and manage operational plans

  • Conducts all business activities in accordance with Baker Hughes, a GE company Health Safety and Environmental policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Baker Hughes, a GE company Core Values

  • Handle additional responsibilities as required for the role.


  • 5 years of experience in oil and gas production chemicals, with at least 5 years in operations management

  • Responsible for the transport and application of production chemicals, used by oilfield customers.

  • Treatment of customer wells, while on-site, utilizing high pressure chemical applications and chemical transfers

  • Special duties as assigned

  • Candidate will be travelling 50% of the time, within assigned territory

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Consideration will be given to College graduates with Bachelor degree combined with minimum 5 years of experience in the O&G sector

  • Proven track record in organizational effectiveness and operations management

  • Thorough knowledge of Upstream Chemicals and its customer base and decision criteria

  • Exceptional team building – interpersonal skills

  • Has an ability to develop, prepare and deliver complex business proposals and clearly articulate value

  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, multi-tasking, and decision-making skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of personnel

  • Does not accept the status quo and constantly looks for ways to improve

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Planning and organizing

  • Translates strategy into specific objectives, metrics, and action plans with clear accountabilities

  • Is flexible, adaptable, and works effectively through change

  • Equally effective in leading growth, downturns, start-ups and turnarounds

  • Proven value-added business acumen

  • In-depth knowledge of upstream chemicals sales and operations

  • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Class “B” CDL with Hazmat Endorsement

  • At least 2 years of experience, driving commercially (preferably with HAZMAT Cargo)

Desired Characteristics:

  • At least 2 years commercial driving/Oilfields

  • Oilfield production systems experience a plus

  • Tri-plex and rotary pumping experience a plus

  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

  • This is an operations role and will be required to be on call 24/7


San Antonio, TX

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Job: Services

Title: Distribution Operations Manager (Upstream Chemicals) - San Antonio, TX

Location: Texas-SAN ANTONIO

Requisition ID: 1807359