What are my responsibilities?
Early Procurement Involvement
Be actively involved in the product development/manufacturing process as well as
implement cost reduction measures (design to cost, target costing, standardization, key
data, etc.) to reduce the overall material costs. Perform basic supplier audits & assessment in order to access capabilities and ensure smooth transition from Global Suppliers to China suppliers.
Closely align with R&D community in the BU and Procurement (Commodity Managers, Buyers). Contribute expertise to the Siemens-wide PE network, focusing on certain commodities within the assigned Division/BU.
Early Supplier Integration
Include suppliers and contribute to cost-benefit analysis workshops, innovation workshops
and concept competitions with key suppliers in order to concentrate on the key functions of
the components/projects. Assess and develop suppliers from the technological standpoint (if necessary, jointly with interface partners) in order to concentrate on the best suppliers.
Support GVS activities of LDA HQ with regard to identification/ nomination of capable and competitive suppliers in China/ Asia.
Organizes supplier related activities e.g. prototype sourcing, concept competitions.
Supplier Management: Technology and Analysis
Assess and develop suppliers from the technological standpoint (if necessary, jointly with
interface partners) in order to concentrate on the best suppliers.
Conduct and provide market information/analyses on international technology and price
trends in order to obtain new suppliers and new technologies in the supply chain.
Alignment of Technology Roadmaps
Introduce and follow up given cross-functional Procurement strategies to ensure the
linkage of commodity strategies and technological market trends.
Challenge requirements and related costs as basis for proposals of DtC measures to R&D.
Drive sourcing decisions with interface partners in order to incorporate technological know-
how and safeguard security strategies.
Be involved in and provide corresponding support for projects in lines of business in order
to provide optimum input for quotes, workshops, scope of material (BoM assessment) and
realization of potential for savings in the project. Drive PE cross-company network and cross-company knowledge exchange.
What do I need to qualify for this job?
At least 6 years experience with min 3 years in Manufacturing/R&D/ENG
Handled PE activities, Worked in Manufacturing, Supplier Innovation or Procurement
Worked with Global team members
Motor / Drive / Converter manufacturing / Industry experience
Manufacturing Process of Mechanical / Electronics reqd in MV motors / Drives
Supplier Innovation and Early Involvement
Product Lifecycle Management