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Regional Commodity Manager

Plano, Texas
SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 231766
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Plano
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.

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Position Overview


Global responsibility for Siemens PLM’s purchasing volume in the Marcom / Events commodities. Organization, controlling and steering of all strategic procurement and demand pooling activities in cross-functional teams with the objective of establishing best value and / or lowest TCO for given requirements. Development of a competitive supply base jointly with key internal clients.





  • Manage assigned commodities and ensure effective cross-functional alignment globally

·       Establish spend transparency and long-range requirements forecasting in order to develop effective commodity strategies

·       Define and execute procurement and pooling strategies in order to leverage Siemens PLM’s entire spend and Siemens’ SCM Network in the assigned commodities

·       Define, implement and execute negotiation and contracting strategies to reach the targeted contractual relationships based on internal client requirements

·       Manage virtual teams consisting of procurement and cross-functional resources in order to effectively organize strategic procurement activities for global and local/regional sourcing projects

·       Promote the use of commodity- or industry-specific e-procurement tools or applications

·       Identify risks and opportunities related to current or future requirements in the assigned commodities and initiate related action plans with the relevant internal client where appropriate

·       Coordinate and guide supplier management activities including supplier qualification, selection, evaluation, and development activities based on procurement strategy and internal clients’ requirements



Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Bachelors Degree required (preferably in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management),
  • 5+ years experience in Strategic Procurement leadership or Commodity Management roles for Marcom / Events commodities
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and multi-year experience in the sourcing, negotiations, and contracting process for mid-size to large events
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and multi-year experience in the sourcing, negotiations, and contracting process for MarCom-related goods and services
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership skills to guide cross-functional team members in virtual team settings
  • Required travel 15-20%



Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Masters Degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management
  • CPSM certification (ISM) and / or CSEP, CMP, CQEP or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience in event planner / coordinator roles for mid-size to large events
  • Preferred knowledge, skills, or expertise
  • 5+ years experience in different roles in the Siemens SCM Network


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