Materials Program Manager

Job Description

Materials Program  Manager

The Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock Division is a global leader in the production of light rail vehicles, electric and diesel locomotives, and passenger coaches. It is an Engineer-to-order fast paced, complex environment. The Materials Program Manager is the primary interface between tactical procurement and production. This is a hands-on position that requires significant presence on the shop floor, as well as interaction with multiple stakeholders including manufacturing managers, project managers, production controllers, buyer/planners and strategic sourcing specialists. Data analysis, problem-solving and attention to detail are critical skills for this role. This position is a part Operations and directly reports to the Director of Planning, Production Support and Supplier order Management.


  Ensure On-Time Material Availability for Production

        Provide daily updates to Production Management to ensure visibility of current & future material issues

        Analyze system need dates, supplier commitments and current production status to identify critical material issues

        Consistently work on Demand & Supply to proactively identify gaps and work with planner buyers and Strategic procurement to eliminate the gaps

        Escalate critical material shortages immediately upon identification and own the efforts to resolve and continue to escalate

        Work proactively with Project Managers & Engineering to identify unreleased parts and evaluate the impact to production; If need be escalate to management

        Attend Engineering Procurement meetings

        Work with PPM on FAI parts and escalate on a timely basis the impact on project timeliness

        Implement solutions to overcome current & future Material Shortages Coordinate and optimize Delivery schedules with critical Suppliers

        Work with Production Managers to understand Critical Production schedules

        Manage and support the activities of assigned Production Controllers

        Support planning & coordination of new Projects, New components and Engineering Changes and assess the impact to Production Schedules

        Work with Engineering & Program Management to develop roadmaps for the phase-out of obsolete parts and phase-in of new product materials

        Challenge and influence Demand Planning & Strategic sourcing teams to improve, Identify &

        Coordinate with Quality Management, MRB & Production to avoid impact due to non-conforming materials

        Escalate and work with Project Management team of material impact on project time line

        Track KPI’s and generate Reports, Charts & Presentations for OM Performance

        Foster Strong Partnerships and Collaborate with all Stakeholders. Concentrate on improvements and constructive feedback

Required Knowledge / Skills, Education, and Experience

        Associate degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.

        Excellent working knowledge or MRP/ERP systems (SAP preferred).

        Significant work experience in procurement or supply chain

        Experience in an engineer-to-order, project environment

        Able to read drawings and understand BOM structures.

        Experience in demand planning

        Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

        Proven experience in data mining, analysis, and reporting.

        Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and commitment to high quality work.

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.


Job ID: 184641

Organization: Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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