Business Unit: Rolling Stock
Requisition Number: 242648
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%
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 purpose of the Project Procurement Manager role is to manage all procurement required planning, execution, control, and closeout activities for assigned projects.
Responsible for leading and managing one or more complex projects to deliver the agreed scope within planned quality, time and cost parameters to satisfy the specified project requirements. Supporting the overall business case, targeted margins, and cash flow objectives.
You will achieve your objectives by demonstrating a clear understanding of the project business structure, good and proactive communications skills, entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to multitask and coordinate with various functions.
Getting involved early within the project at the proposal stage, to drive material cost optimization and develop best in class sourcing strategy for bids.
Establishing material budgets and monitoring costs through project execution phase.
Clearly define the supply chain. Creating and maintaining project procurement plans, assuring superior supply chain execution throughout the entire project, documenting and communicating the supply chain strategy to cross-functional project teams.
Understanding the scope of supply and customer contract agreements, performing risk analysis and preparing for negotiations with suppliers and identifying supply chain risks and monitoring the supply chain during project execution to avoid potential issues/risks.
Coordinating with various commodity managers both locally and globally for supplier negotiations to assure optimization of project spend. Coordinate Supplier meetings for Design-to-Cost workshops. Work with Suppliers, Engineering and Supply Chain on cost-cutting measures.
Develop RFQ templates based on Projects requirements and coordinate RFQ activities with the Procurement Team.
Implementing professional sourcing processes and coordinating procurement activities and ensure supply base meets the project’s cost, delivery and quality requirement and proactively driving procurement strategies in the project process- pooling, bundling, designing to cost, etc.
Present overall Supply Chain status to Upper Management within global organization, including status of Engineering releases, RFQ status, Purchase Order status, FAI status and deliveries. Collaborate with Siemens Headquarters in Europe to access the European supplier base.
Ensure effective and open communications throughout the project team and stakeholders.
Identify, address and manage critical Supplier situations during each Project phase, such as capacity issues, delivery issues, financial issues etc. Develop prioritization plans for suppliers.
Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree- focus upon supply chain or engineering discipline desirable
• 5+ years of project experience
• Demonstrated broad supply chain knowledge
• Demonstrated strong knowledge /experience of Microsoft office applications
• Demonstrated solid communication and listening skills
• Demonstrated strong leadership skills