Siemens Careers

Buying Professional

Sacramento, California
SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility (MO)
Requisition Number: 228480
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally 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 eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.
Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets.  In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

Job Description:

Position Overview
We are currently seeking for a Buying Professional within our Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock Strategic Procurement Team.
The position will issue purchase orders to approved suppliers to obtain materials at the lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and urgency of need. This individual will maintain lead times for custom and standard product orders, manage supplier relationships,  align with our Strategic Procurement team to monitor supplier performance, supplier quality as  we as negotiated terms and conditions. This position will assist the strategic procurement team in executing commodity strategies at a tactical level.
  • Executes complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users, getting prior approval for purchases in excess of established limits
  • Resolves complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices
  • Updates project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience: 
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate success in applying complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of organization's business practices and issues
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload
  • Perform job duties with a sense of urgency
  • 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.



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