Route Optimization Systems Lead – Sugar Land, TX

Company Details

Baker Hughes

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Our new Route Optimization platform has been created to implement technology to better utilize our chemical delivery fleet. Route Optimization (RO) will absorb scheduling and routing information and, using real-time data and analytics, provide up-to-date delivery information for our fleet of heavy and light duty vehicles. These computerized plans will maximize the utilization of our limited resources of drivers and relieve time consuming duties of our account and driver managers. The system will also offer reduced windshield time, which brings many elements of improvement, including reduced safety risk exposure, fuel burn expense, machine maintenance expenses, and ensure DOT hours of service are monitored. A new system will provide better inventory planning and control, as well as maximize the utilization of delivery drivers.

As a Route Optimization Systems Lead, you will be responsible for:

A Route Optimization dispatcher visually tracks real-time delivery/service information that allows for proactive decision-making and the best customer service. Dispatcher wirelessly sends optimized routes to driver/tech’s mobile hand-held in optimal sequence order (paperless) and can print the same for them. The project requires a lead route optimization specialist who will fulfill multiple assignments: This role will help lead the implementation of the platform as well as assist with the current dispatching needs until full-time dispatchers are hired.

  • Scheduling and Dispatching of delivery orders to assigned geographic locations
  • Training all new drivers on the Omnitracs/Solera platform
  • Training all new dispatchers, ensuring they are cross-trained to support other areas
  • Develop, publish and refine all training materials and change management documentation, videos, etc.
  • Work with OIC Digital to ensure all data is accurate and up-to-date
  • Understand the entire Omnitracs/Solera offerings and suggest/integrate solutions
  • Work with exterior stakeholders on the OFS Job Center integration
  • Develop project plan/readiness assessment for defined areas to go live with the software
  • Work with Tableau, etc. to integrate data with uView


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. A minimum of 2-5 years of professional experience
  • Must be able to adapt to different working hours based on assigned area
  • Ability to capture metrics, performance analysis, identify trends and make recommendations for improvements
  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of customers, builds strong customer relationships, creates processes with customer viewpoint, and partners with customers to help shape solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Work with Operations to understand and execute business needs in an ever-changing environment
  • Knowledge of the Omnitracs/Solera Route Optimization platform.
  • Implementing new software applications is a plus
  • Oil and Gas operations is a plus
  • Experience with a trucking, distribution, or fleet management position
  • Ability to create and implement new processes and procedures
  • Ability to quickly learn new digital tools
  • Strong Microsoft Office skillset (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with PowerBI, and Tableau reporting tools is a plus
  • Knowledge of Baker Hughes standard IT platforms and tools a plus, Salesforce.com, SAP

Business Acumen:

  • Ability to capture metrics, performance analysis, identify trends and make recommendations for improvements
  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of customers, builds strong customer relationships, creates processes with customer viewpoint, and partners with customers to help shape solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Work with Operations to understand and execute business needs in an ever-changing environment.


Personal Attributes:

  • Strong commitment to process rigor and on-time delivery
  • Self-starter – requires minimal direction to accomplish goals
  • Strong analytical and strong problem-solving skills – communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions
  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements; champions and drives change initiatives; confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities, and executes accordingly

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In this role, we can confidently offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Standard working schedule supporting the clients needs


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.


The Good Stuff

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace challenge with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


About Us

With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we’re committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we’re always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.


Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate, this role requires full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work.
About Us:

With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we’re committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we’re always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.


Join Us:

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let’s come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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