Field Procurement Manager - Commercial Construction - Building Technologies - Mount Prospect, IL / Lenexa, KS / Shoreview, MN
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 224495
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Mount Prospect
Other Locations: United States-Kansas-Lenexa, United States-Minnesota-Shoreview
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%
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automation, security, fire alarm, and energy performance contracting businesses. This role is part of the management team for the Midwest Zone operations and has a significant impact on the competitiveness and profitability of the business. The position will report to the National Procurement Manager responsible for procurement throughout the Zone.
•Cost Reductions – the role has a target for percentage of cost savings achieved through price negotiations, value engineering efforts, and other means.
•Payment Terms – the role requires negotiation of a target percentage of Siemens preferred payment terms.
•Procurement Processes – there are requirements for implementing new tools to enable more efficient and effective procurement.
•Supplier Management – the role has responsibility for managing relationships with major suppliers including soliciting feedback from internal customers and sharing that with suppliers.
•Internal Customer Satisfaction – key managers are surveyed to determine the service level provided.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
•Electrical Commercial Construction Management and Contract Negotiation experience.
•5-10 total years of experience in Commercial Construction
•4 years of experience with purchasing Electrical and/or Mechanical installation subcontracts (MEP).
•Purchasing experience to include price solicitation and negotiation for contracts greater than $1 million.
•Ability to travel to project sites, suppliers and customers in the KS/IA/MN/NE areas and travel to occasional company meetings elsewhere in the continental US.
•Travel will be approx. 20%.
•BS/BA degree or significant experience in a construction trade
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
•Experience as a project engineer, MEP coordinator, or electrical estimator in the Midwestern commercial construction market.
•BS in engineering, engineering technology, business, or construction management.
•Design and/or estimating experience with building automation, fire alarm and security systems.
•Experience working with sales and engineering functions on cost reduction efforts.
•Procurement management experience in a large, global corporation.