Project Procurement Manager

Job Description

Position Overview

Are you ready to embrace challenge and contribute to the successful growth of Oil and Gas within the Supply Chain function?


The Project Procurement Manager is a key individual contributor that represents Supply Chain in the Project/Proposal Management Team as a Sub-project Manager leading the Project SCM strategy for Compressor and Gas Turbine packages. Integrates Procurement in the project management process and project teams at an early involvement during sales phase. Organizes all Procurement activities in a project under optimum deployment of resources. Implements Procurement strategies, aiming to optimize project results, including availability of goods and services in quality, in time, in budget. Ensures observance of obligatory Procurement processes and regulations.




  • Analyze sales and operations planning in respect of starting/new projects in order to ensure the involvement of Procurement.
  • Participate in project/sales meetings as project core team member to provide information about supply market, preferred suppliers and supplier innovation (regarding goods and services) at an early stage to optimize supplier strategy and selection of Major CTO and ETO equipment, such as Motors, Generators, Gears, Acoustics equipment, Auxiliaries (Lube Systems, Gas Seal panels, etc); diversified components (Dry Gas Seals, Anti-Surge Valves, other); extended scope such as WHRU, HRSG, Balance of Plant. Establish proper sourcing processes, control all Procurement resources and activities in the project and inform all involved within Procurement to deliver optimum impact for the business (Procurement plan, target-costing) relating to budget, availability, timeline and quality.
  • Apply Procurement regulations as per Compliance, organization standards and PM@Siemens.
  • Analyze scope of supply, contractual obligations and exactly understand customer’s functional needs.
  • Identify particular Procurement risks, opportunities, potential changes, claims and market forces during the entire project, together with Commodity Management, to avoid potential damage / exploit potential.
  • Provide categorization of prevailing risks at PM040.
  • Support project calculation with reliable and up-to-date cost data on the basis of Total Cost of Ownership (ToCO) (rock-bottom price information where available). Include (supplier) innovations (e.g. through concept competitions) that improve Siemens' cost position and/or the customer's benefit.
  • Derive Procurement strategy for assigned projects in accordance with Business Unit & Operating Company Procurement strategies and ensure implementation. Introduce negotiation recommendations together with Commodity Management to prepare for negotiations with suppliers (back-to-back where appropriate) and to initiate appropriate measures.
  • Lead complex contractual and price, cash flow and commercial T&C negotiations and/or support the specialist buyers responsible for particular material fields (in particular those not covered by any Commodity Management) to secure project targets with optimum conditions on the basis of ToCO.
  • Ensure that major Procurement risks, changes to original scope of supply and potential claims (towards customers and suppliers) are covered in valid contracts. Ensure that contractual obligations (towards the customer that must be fulfilled by supplier) are covered in a way that mitigates the own risk exposure.
  • SCM management.
  • Supplier Management / Preferred Supplier List
  • Apply preferred supplier list (e.g. FPL), provide supplier information to the project team, coordinate Supplier Management in preparation for transition to Project execution phase (including Supplier Qualification, project-specific supplier evaluations and supplier development).
  • Knowledge management and documentation
  • Be proactive and forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants and relevant cross-functional partners up to date. Share best practice and conduct lessons learn sessions. Sensitize cross-functional partners for Procurement related practices processes and metrics.
  • Availability to travel estimated 10% of time
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

            Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or M.S. degree, with minimum 3 years of       relevant experience; or equivalent education and experience.

            Compression and/or Gas Turbine major equipment relevant technical proficiency preferred

            5 years experience minimum combined in related SCM functions, Project Procurement, Proposal and/or Project Management within Oil and Gas or Power Generation industry.

            Advanced MS Office applications skills, particularly Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

            Advanced knowledge of sourcing process

            Advanced negotiation skills

            Good problem solving skills

            Cost Modeling

            Ability to work in a matrix organization

            Advanced data analytics

            Leader, self-manage

            Ability to run presentations to management level

Job ID: 182103

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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