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Field Procurement Manager - Commercial Construction - Building Technologies - Indianapolis, IN / Cincinnati, OH / Louisville, KY / Nashville, TN / Memphis, TN

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 225225
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.


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https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/building-technologies.html

Job Description:

Position Overview

 

We are searching for a Field Procurement Manager with knowledge of and experience in the Commercial Construction Industry.

 

This position will support five branches and have an office location in one of the following areas:  Indianapolis, IN, Cincinnati, OH, Louisville, KY, Nashville, TN, or Memphis, TN.    

 

In this role you will be responsible for managing third-party spending on materials, equipment and construction trade subcontractors to support projects in the Midwest and Atlantic zones. Directly engages in large projects in the bidding phase to improve Siemens' competitive position by running the subcontractor solicitations (RFQs and RFPs), bid leveling and negotiations. Works to manage and develop a diverse group of suppliers and subcontractors to support Siemens building automation, security, fire alarm, and energy performance contracting businesses. This role is part of the management team for the Midwest and Atlantic 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.
 
Responsibilities

 

The Field Procurement Manager role is measured on the following activities:
•Cost Reductions – the role has a target for percentage of cost savings achieved through price negotiations, value engineering efforts, and other means.

•eSourcing – this role requires the use of an electronic bidding platform to obtain pricing proposals from vendors.
•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.
•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 IN/OH/KY/TN 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, project manager, electrical estimator, or MEP coordinator 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.

 

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