Siemens Careers

Senior Buyer

Plano, Texas; Maryland Heights, Missouri; Milford, Ohio
SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 230024
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Plano
Other Locations: United States-Ohio-Milford, United States-Missouri-Maryland Heights
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

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.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description:

Position Overview


Responsible for the procurement of goods and services in assigned commodities. Act as agent for the company in sourcing, evaluating and obtaining goods and services as outlined in the requirements. Ensure all approvals, bid requirements and sourcing decisions are consistent with company policy and procedures and objective selection criteria. Implement sourcing and commodity strategies where applicable and actively seek early involvement in sourcing decisions. Provide guidance to internal clients during early stages of the sourcing process.




Strategic procurement of indirect services and goods within assigned commodities. Strategic tasks include the following:  Requirements analysis; prepare and conduct supplier negotiations;  forecast analyses, commodity strategy and initial purchases of new goods or services. Support supplier management processes and supplier evaluations that are required in assigned location / categories. Operates largely independent with minimal supervision and guidance from Purchasing Manager.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


This position is for a senior level Strategic Buyer and requires experience with negotiation, data analysis, compliance and also requires excellent communication and leadership skills.


Candidate should possess proven sourcing qualities in the procurement of indirect materials and services.  Expert knowledge of contract language, Excel, Word, PowerPoint are necessary. Experience with e-bidding/e-sourcing is highly desired.


Multi-year successful track record with the strategic procurement of any or all of the following categories would be of great benefit:  IT Consulting & Services, Cloud Services, IT Software and Software Engineering services; software licenses, maintenance and subscriptions; IT hardware and marketing /communications.


Advanced skills in leading complex negotiations and contracting projects.  Strong knowledge of contract terms and negotiations of commercial clauses.


SAP experience a plus.  Spanish or Portuguese language skills not required, but also a plus 


Bachelor’s degree in business or supply chain management required.  Master’s degree preferred. 


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites 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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