Project Procurement Management Professional

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
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%

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.

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 Position Overview



The Project Procurement Manager (PPM)’s primary function is to support Siemens projects by creating project procurement strategies and plans, based upon budgets, and coordinating/ procuring project related materials /services /engineering requirements with total transparency to the team. In this role, you will partner collaboratively with the proposal and execution groups, and implements procurement strategies and policies, applying a structured approach. After projects are won, you will support execution from the selected supply chain, and helps maintain performance and profitability through completion of the projects.  You will achieve your objectives by demonstrating a clear understanding of the project business structure, good communications skills proactive, entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to multitask and coordinate with various functions. This opportunity is based in beautiful Sacramento, CA.







  • Clearly defining the supply chain in coordination with the cross-functional project team 

  • Aligning the team with the various procurement strategies to be executed

  • Documenting and communicating the supply chain strategy to all concerned using proper tools 

  • Getting involved early with the projects at the proposal stage, to drive material/service optimization 

  • Establishing project material/services budgets using as sold data and develop procurement plans 

  • Creating and maintaining project procurement plans, and assuring proper execution by supply chain throughout the entire project 

  • Implementing professional sourcing processes and coordinating procurement activities to deliver optimized material/service cost and ensure supply base meets the project’s cost, delivery and quality requirements.

  • Proactively driving procurement strategies in the project process- pooling, bundling, designing to cost, etc.

  • Understanding the scope of supply and customer contract agreements, performing risk analysis and preparing for negotiations with suppliers 

  • Identifying supply chain risks and monitoring the market forces related to supply chain during project execution to avoid potential issues/risks

  • Coordinating with various commodity managers both locally and globally for supplier negotiations to assure project spending is fully optimized




Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree- focus upon supply chain or engineering discipline desirable

  • 5+ years of project experience

  • Broad supply chain knowledge

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Train background desirable

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office applications

  • Solid communication and listening skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to build trust and confidence quickly and professional










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