Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Description

Strategic Sourcing Manager

The Strategic Sourcing Manager assigned to the DI PA AP Business Segment in Houston is responsible for leading a team of procurement professionals in the overall end to end sourcing of products and services for our operations. This individual will be responsible for all phases of sourcing from planning through operational execution while driving the implementation of strategic and tactical initiatives

Leads overall effort of Procurement within the organization

Member of the local leadership team

Further develops and maintains a high-performance culture within the team and landscape consistent with the needs of the business supported.


Assurance in the supply chain with efforts to reduce supplier related risk, align strategic fit with needs of business today and in the future, help maintain adherence to Supplier Delivery Reliability goals, and develop action plans when needed, keep at high level of cost competitiveness, optimize inventory levels, assure appropriate parts are on hand when and where needed

Meet defined cost targets in the way of (but not limited to) maximized CNI (Contribution to Net Income)

Develops and drives synergies across the organization to assure Procurement strategies align with those of the business

Develop and implement digitalization and automation activities to drive process improvements within the procurement organization to align and support business processes

In coordination with Operations, develop and implement material forecasting and sourcing models

Actively works within and supports the Siemens Procurement network as well through pooling and other appropriate Procurement levers such as cost transparency, negotiations, contract management, Procurement Engineering and Cost Value Engineering

Supports personal development for each team member to be able to maintain a high level of performance and advance potential career opportunities

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Supply Chain required

10 years working in supply chain management, logistics, procurement, supplier quality management, product management

10% or as needed to support supply chain and attend any needed off-site type meetings. North American Operational site and supplier facilities in various regions of the world

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Demonstrated strategic Procurement skills in the areas of sourcing, negotiation, pooling, cost transparency, design-to-cost, Cost Value Engineering, supplier development and supplier relationship management

Strong written and verbal communication skills on many levels including executive with extensive expertise in presentation development

Demonstrates and applies advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for area managed and expert knowledge of other areas in the company and how they interact.

Proven ability to align with business partners and objectives as well as collaborate cross-functionally

Experience in team leading including application of management approaches for work direction, motivation of employees; demonstration of ability to evaluate and develop employees

Job ID: 187047

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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