Senior Procurement Engineer

Job Description

Mission of Function: 
Responsibility (across Divisions/BUs/Cross-Divisional) either globally or for a defined (geographical) region for total Purchasing Volume (PVO) of an assigned (Sub) Commodity, based on defined material/ Commodity Classification (ESN) scope. 
Organization, controlling and measurement of Pooling and Procurement activities.
Responsibility for Commodity goods in the area of respective pooled material.

Areas of Responsibilities/Tasks:
Management of Commodities
Manage (Sub)Commodities globally and across division and business Unit (DIV/BU) (for specific material field) and foster cross-functional alignment within area of responsibility to ensure best in class organization

(Sub)Commodity structure and organization
Define/ adapt and implement (Sub) Commodity structure and organization in alignment with respective Manager; develop or adapt and implement material productivity programs/ measures to achieve the maximum contribution to the targets

Purchasing Volume (PVO) transparency 
Ensure PVO transparency globally by, amongst others, correct ESN coding to ensure a correct reporting and to derive an appropriate commodity strategy

(Sub)Commodity strategies and Pooling strategies
Define/ adapt and implement (Sub) Commodity and Pooling strategies (based on conducted demand, market and supplier analyses) within area of responsibility; evaluate and document in relevant Commodity Strategy IT-systems and update regularly; communicate the strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials and strategic Global Value Sourcing. Support superior Pooling functions (e.g. PuC)

Define and implement negotiation concepts and strategies to maximize savings. Negotiate frame contracts; define core assortment; document frame contracts in relevant Supplier Management IT-systems

Foster usage of eProcurement tools (eRfX, eAuction/ eBidding); ensure that contract structures are transferable in eCatalogues (applicable esp. for Indirect Material) to improve the Procurement process and efficiency

Knowledge management
Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants up to date

Risk and opportunity management
Identify particular procurement risks, opportunities and market forces to avoid potential damage/ exploit potential opportunities through tailored risk management and change management

Supplier Management
Perform Supplier Management: Supplier selection, incl. documentation and communication of Forwarded Procurement List (FPL) suppliers, regular supplier and strategic evaluations, supplier qualification and supplier development to obtain and develop the best suppliers and to ensure an optimum supply chain

Knowledge & Capabilities:

Ø  English & Vietnamese fluently

Ø  MS Office

Ø  Contract execution process

Ø  General Contract, Commercial, Laws and Tax Knowledge

Ø  Communication Skills

Ø  Negotiation Skills


Ø  Over 3 years experience on procurement / technical sourcing

Ø  Strong process management

Ø  Bachelor’s Degree from Polytechnic University, Business Administration, Purchasing and Supply Management, (MBA preferred)

Job ID: 195324

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Ltd.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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