Senior Procurement Category Manager
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 228517
Primary Location: United States-California-McClellan
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 15%
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.
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The Senior Procurement Category Manager is responsible for securing long-term sources of supply for materials, repairs, and maintenance events to support ongoing operation of Siemens Light Rail, Passenger Locomotives and Passenger Coaches throughout North America. This role will report into the Strategic Procurement Manager for Mobility Division, Customer Service Business U.S.
The Senior Procurement Category Manager is responsible for executing departmental objectives including but not limited to:
· Negotiation – Contractual and Pricing
· Analysis – Spend and opportunity
· Supplier Management – Drive performance and innovation
· Generate, document and implement savings
Candidate must collaborate with Internal Customers to ensure customer care and early involvement.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
· BS/BA in related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· A minimum of four continual years of successful experience in, and related to Strategic Sourcing or Category/ Commodity Management
- 15% Travel
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
· Rail industry experience – four years
· Microsoft Excel proficiency