Siemens Purchasing/Buyer - SAP Proficiency in Alpharetta, Georgia

Purchasing/Buyer - SAP Proficiency

Locations:Alpharetta, Georgia

Job Family: Manufacturing


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory

Business Unit: Country Division Controller

Requisition Number: 212629

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality 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 nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Position Overview

The Buyer candidate will act as the liaison between vendors and management, in procuring materials for distribution, from both International and Domestic vendors. Ideal candidates for this position will have strong previous experience in logistics, supply chain, or procurement, as well as outstanding communication and customer service skills. Position will involve team interaction to contribute to team development, and performance to achieve team and organizational goals. Direct reporting to purchasing team Supervisor on day to day activities, as well as progress on specific project assignments.


  • Executes placement of Purchase orders and performs all of the standard and some specialized and complex aspects within area of Procurement such as Purchase Order maintenance, expedite activity, inbound material discrepancy resolution, GR/IR resolution, blocked invoice resolution, overdue PO follow up, Purchasing Info Record creation and maintenance, MD06 messages, etc.

  • Applies documented rules, past practices, or instruction on an independent level.

  • Effectively identifies problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is difficult or complexAnalysis of reports is required in regard to negative availability of stocked productExecution of vendor delivery performance measurements

  • Frequent interaction in team environment

  • Participate in on-going efforts to identify and implement automation and continual improvements throughout the procurement process

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum High School Diploma

  • Minimum one year experience in logistics coordinating, supply chain, customer service, or procurement

  • SAP proficiency

  • Ability to work well with a team

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Understanding of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Customer focus for both internal and external business relationships

  • Minimal travel will be required at times

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Advanced Excel knowledge (Pivot Tables, V-Lookup, Charting/Graphing)


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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