Siemens Procurement Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina

Procurement Specialist

Locations:Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC


Job Description

Division: Power and Gas

Business Unit: Large Gas Turbines, Generators

Requisition Number: 201384

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 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 Power and Gas Division is the trusted partner for world class products and solutions for the oil and gas, power and industrial markets. The Division is dedicated to deliver its customers reliable, efficient, clean and safe products and solutions.

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Position Overview

The successful candidate will be responsible for global procurement of product and services that sustain service and new apparatus demands supported by production plans, forecasts, and sales demands. This procurement specialist will also be responsible to manage inventory levels for the Gas Turbine (GT) manufacturing division as a member of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) team responsible for the supply of engineered components for Large Gas Turbine.

Please include the following:

  • Main objective of the position and the impact of the role

  • Brief description of the primary accountabilities of the role that will drive the future employee's performance objectives

  • Brief description of where the position fits in the organization including the title of the direct manager and how that fits into the Business Unit/Division, and (if it's a manager position) the size of the team


  • Manage the supply chain & provide a prime focal point to suppliers.

  • Assist in strategies to supply timely and cost competitive delivery of materials; expedite as needed and serve as liaison between Order Execution, Planning, and Manufacturing.

  • Assist in updating project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases.

  • Prepare, submit and analyze requests for quotes.

  • Recommend and assist in the development of new supply sources.

  • Issue purchase orders on-time via SAP system in association with requisitions within limits of authority based on current customer demand, production schedules, component availability, work cell capacity, and product lead times.

  • Accurately maintain data in the purchasing (SAP) system & manage expectations

  • Prepare and discuss supplier key performance indicators (KPIs) with management, commodity managers and suppliers.

  • Interface with Order Execution & Order Management to Communicate order status.

  • Implement design changes driven by following change management process.

  • Manage supplier capacity, inventory for responsible components.

  • Manage rework, including conversion of inventory, and creation of rework orders.

  • Manage and negotiate supplier non-conformance costs

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science with technical discipline or Industrial Engineering. Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), CPM, CPIM or an equivalent combination of education and experience a plus but not required. Certification may be required in some areas.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional principles and skills. Knowledge of Gas Turbine product is preferred.

  • Effectively uses fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization.

  • A minimum of three (3) years of applicable direct purchasing experience and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.

  • Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.

  • Black Belt, Green Belt or Lean certification / training a plus but not required.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.

  • Black Belt, Green Belt or Lean certification / training a plus but not required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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