Operative Buyer Trainee (M/F) - Lisbon

Job Description

Global Business Services (GBS) is an entrepreneurial Service Company that innovates, designs, transforms and efficiently operates business services for Siemens units and external customers. GBS creates valuable impact specific to our customers' needs with unique expertise in business services. GBS sees itself as the go-to partner where internal services for Siemens are concerned. Our claim is: Partner of Choice. At our Lisbon Hub nearly 800 employees provide different types of services – Finance, HR, IT, Supply Chain, Customer Care - to more than 60 Siemens entities across Europe, in 20 different languages.


Purchase-to-Pay Services (P2P) is part of the GBS organization and it provides a wide variety of high-quality and cost-efficient purchase-to-pay services from purchase order processing, qualification of suppliers, maintenance of material master data, contract management, analytics services, invoice processing to the processing of outgoing payments.


We at P2P are now looking for a Trainee to join our team who will learn on the job and gain experience in the field of operative purchasing. As a trainee you will join one of our teams and support the team members in their daily activities and at the same time be exposed to their day-to-day challenges. You will be given the opportunity to get to know Siemens as a company, learn from your colleagues, take responsibility of specific tasks assigned to you and to develop your professional and personal skills.


What are my responsibilities?


  • Accurate and timely execution of various operational purchasing tasks based on the global P2P product catalogue for internal customers, e.g. invoice clarification, data completion of purchase requisitions and purchase orders, performance of internal controls according to company regulations and/or posting goods receipt bookings.


  • Prepare and maintain work instructions and guidelines related to the tasks.

  • Perform additional administrative tasks related to the job.


What do I need to qualify for this job?


  • Excellent soft-skills as well as written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong IT-skills (e.g. Office 365 applications) and ability to quickly learn new tools. Knowledge of SAP is considered a plus, but not mandatory.

  • Strong language skills: fluency in English is mandatory; Portuguese or Polish is considered a plus, but not mandatory.

  • Knowledge of operative procurement / logistics / accounts payables is considered a plus.

  • Good analytical skills and high attention to detail and ability to efficiently manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Customer-focused, mindset of continuous improvement, flexible and adaptive in response to changing priorities and needs, responsible and team-oriented.

What else do I need to know?

At Siemens Portugal we offer the possibility to integrate a young, dynamic and very multicultural team and to grow within one of the most solid multinational companies operating in the market.

As a leading global engineering and technology services company, Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s major challenges in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. That’s why we are always looking for curious, open-minded people, people who dare to ask tough questions. Like every Siemens employee worldwide. Are you in?

If this offer meets your professional aspirations, please send your application in English until the 5th of August.


Job ID: 121103

Organization: Global Business Services

Company: Siemens S.A.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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