Business Unit: Onshore
Requisition Number: 246472
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%
Responsible for contributing to strategy for global/regional categories
- Regional and cross-BU responsibility for total purchasing Volume (PVO) of Commodity based on defined material / ESN scope in the respective region
Contribute to global commodity strategy, transparency, capacity creation, make & buy decisions, built strategy, execution at best cost, continuous improvement plan and communicate it in the region to ensure long term and cost efficient supply
Central selection and negotiation with global suppliers (incl. documentation, communication, strategic evaluations, qualifications and development
Negotiate regional frame contracts, targets, budget, forecasts and negotiation concepts with regions
Identify particular procurement risks, opportunities and market forces to avoid potential damage/ exploit potential opportunities through tailored risk management and change management
Generate, document and implement savings (DI 1-3), e.g. CNI; plan, monitor and report on relevant KPI (e.g. CNI, eAuctions, Supply Base Optimization, FPL, GVS share) and ensure the target achievement within the respective Commodity in the region to contribute to the success of the business
Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants up to date
Maintain regular contact with relevant interfaces to gather information, fully inform network partners and ensure information exchange with relevant interfaces
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Candidate will demonstrate a high level of critical thinking, team competence with own group, as well as internationally matrixed organization.
Candidate should have knowledge of Siemens Procurement landscape and tools (i.e. Modias, SAP, Purchasing Councils (PUC), international team set-up etc.).
Candidate will have proven track record of successful supplier negotiations regarding pricing, quality, technology and timing
Must possess excellent communication skills - written, oral, and presentation
Must possess business management and entrepreneurial skills.
Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications, and possess a strong mechanical aptitude.
Must be diplomatic and able to establish and maintain effective relationships with suppliers, project management, manufacturing, engineering and other departments, and factory personnel.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.
Demonstrates extensive knowledge in field of specialization or multiple disciplines to the successful completion of complex assignments. Successfully serves as point of authority and/or source of technical/scientific knowledge for area of expertise. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues.Typically 5+ years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.