Commodity Manager (Mods/Upgrades) - Houston, TX

Job Description

Position Summary: Commodity Manager of Modification & Upgrades- Houston, TX

As a Commodity Manager of Modification & Upgrades within our Supply Chain Operations, you will function to be based at our office in Houston for the Aero Derivative Gas Turbine (AGT) Product Line within Siemens Energy.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop and deliver robust integrated Commodity and Supplier strategies to ensure the long-term cost-efficient supply of materials and services with specific focus on developing Standard Designs, Catalogue Pricing and EPC/partner relationships for our Modification and Upgrade business.
  • Lead all sourcing and negotiations for medium / high value critical Purchasing activity to optimise cost opportunities and contract coverage.
  • Report on plans, activities and results to Direct and Functional Managers. Coordinate where appropriate with Sourcing colleagues at local and global level to achieve synergies and best-practice.
  • Develop and foster mutually beneficial relationships with new suppliers, including risk-sharing partnerships where applicable enabling access to supplier technology and expertise.
  • Ensure a close cooperation with Internal Customers to ensure customer care and early involvement
  • Foster usage of eProcurement tools with the vision to grow standard catalogue coverage for major equipment.
  • Assess Supplier and Commodity risks and align the Strategic objectives to mitigate the business exposure.

Required Skills/Experience/Knowledge

  • High School Degree
  • 8 years of experience with capability in developing complex commodity strategies
  • 3 years of demonstrated management experience
  • Strong Commercial/Contractual and financial acumen
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to innovate and provide logical approach to problem solving and conflict handling.
  • Analysis of supplier proposals/bid packages
  • Proven track record in delivering business results in favorable and unfavorable conditions.
  • Operate Supplier Relationship Management at executive level.
  • CIPS qualified or working towards
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.

Preferred Skills/Experience/Knowledge

  • Application utilization of Continuous Improvement methodologies including Lean & 6 Sigma. Green Belt trained desirable.
  • SAP experience desirable
  • Preferably Degree qualified.
  • Gas Turbine & Large fabrication commodity experience desirable

Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.

Job ID: 195526

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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