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Procurement Engineer 4 - Cost Engineer

Flanders, New Jersey
SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Strategic Procurement
Requisition Number: 223549
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Flanders
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

 With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Senior Procurement Engineer

The purpose of this role is to be a leading member of the Global New Product Procurement (GNPP) team. As part of the strategic procurement organization, the GNPP team provides a bridge between manufacturing, new product development, R&D, and commodity management.

Key Responsibilities

        Operates as procurement lead on cross functional teams (R&D, QA, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, New Product Development) with the responsibility of delivering a strategically aligned supply chain

        Lead supplier involvement activities on all key development projects

        Drives collaborative design to cost, DFMA activities with suppliers and design teams

        Participates in commercial evaluations of new and existing suppliers

        Executes the request for quotation, supplier selection, and material tracking process to support the pre-production builds for new product development projects

        Provides make versus buy analysis for complex assemblies containing multiple technologies/materials


        Strong Project Management skills and the ability to drive supplier change projects on a cross-functional basis

        Familiarity with various manufacturing concepts (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma or equivalent)

        Understanding of various supplier manufacturing technology and processes, supplier controls and industry standards. Specialist knowledge of particular related commodities would be an advantage (electronics, metal fabrication/machining, plastic molding, etc)

        Proven negotiation and influencing skills with suppliers, with demonstrative results in securing competitive pricing and overall terms and conditions

        Demonstrated experience establishing strong business relationships with suppliers and influencing decisions

        Prior experience working in a new product development environment

        Excellent oral communications and business writing skills

        Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and quality related documents

        Strong collaboration and persuasion/influencing skills

        Typically 5-8 years of experience in medical device, automotive, aerospace, or related field


        Primary degree in a relevant engineering or business discipline; Advanced degree may be substituted for experience where applicable


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