Commodity Management Professional

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 243668
Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Job Description:


Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us. 


Position Overview 


The Strategic Sourcing Specialist (Commodity Manager) will be responsible for establishing sources of supply both domestic and internationally, negotiation of contracts and development of pricing models that allow Siemens to compete in the global marketplace.
The Strategic Sourcing Specialist reports to the Senior Director of Procurement of the Business Unit.


Responsibilities

• Development and implementation of Commodity Strategies that will yield sustainable savings.
• Negotiation with suppliers both domestic and internationally (Prices, Terms, Contracts etc.)
• Supplier Management
• Perform supply market studies and benchmarks
• Align strategies with cross-functional partners


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


• Bachelor’s degree
• 8-10 years related experience 
• Strategic Procurement experience 
• Negotiation experience with verifiable year over year savings 
• Understanding of supplier cost structure 
• Proven experience in developing and implementing Commodity Strategies
• Strategic Procurement experience
• Negotiation experience with verifiable year over year savings
• Understanding of supplier cost structure
• Proven experience in developing and implementing Commodity Strategies
• Some international travel may be required


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


• Master’s degree
• Knowledge of Oracle and SAP ERP Systems
• Engineering background
• Drive and entrepreneurship


At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

 

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers.

 

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

 

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. 




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