Siemens Procurement Category Manager in McClellan, California

Procurement Category Manager

Locations:McClellan, California

Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

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Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Mobility (MO)

Requisition Number: 210925

Primary Location: United States-California-McClellan

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 15%

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, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Mobility Division provides efficient and integrated transportation of people and goods by rail and road – all products, solutions and services regarding mobility are handled by the Mobility Division.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/mobility.htm

Job Description:

Position Overview

In this function, the Strategic Procurement Category Manager is responsible for the sourcing, negotiation and supplier strategy coordination within Mobility Division, Customer Service Business Unit. Additionally, all outside Procurement support from other Siemens organizations will be coordinated and guided by the Strategic Procurement Specialist for Customer Service. This role will report into the Strategic Procurement Manager for Mobility Division, Customer Service Business U.S.

This position is in our Mobility Customer Service Department which provides maintenance and repairs to Siemens Light Rail, Passenger Locomotives and Passenger Coaches throughout the United States. This position is located in Sacramento CA and relocation funding is available.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

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Responsibilities

In the role of Strategic Procurement Category Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • Define and implement Procurement strategies based on conducted demand, market and supplier analysis to ensure long-term, cost-efficient and reliable on-time supply of materials in the required quality.

  • Prepare and conduct negotiations to obtain best value with support of peers from interconnected BU in some cases.

  • Monitor the markets worldwide to create a basis for deciding the optimum sourcing strategy and cooperate with the best suppliers.

  • Implement and ensure usage of globally defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance.

  • Generate, document and implement savings, e.g. CNI; plan, monitor and report on relevant KPI to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.

  • Support Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification); update supplier evaluation systems to obtain and develop the best suppliers and ensure transparency and high procurement quality.

  • Ensure a close cooperation with Internal Customers to ensure customer care and early involvement.

  • Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants up to date.

Required 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.

A minimum 4 years of successful experience in, and related to, the Strategic Procurement or the Contract Negotiation field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.

Experience with Large Commercial Vehicle Fleet Repair Contracts

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Experience with Commercial Passenger Rail Vehicle Contract

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In this function, the Strategic Procurement Category Manager is responsible for the sourcing, negotiation and supplier strategy coordination within Mobility Division, Customer Service Business Unit. Additionally, all outside Procurement support from other Siemens organizations will be coordinated and guided by the Strategic Procurement Specialist for Customer Service. This role will report into the Strategic Procurement Manager for Mobility Division, Customer Service Business U.S.

Key Tasks:

  • Define and implement Procurement strategies based on conducted demand, market and supplier analysis to ensure long-term, cost-efficient and reliable on-time supply of materials in the required quality.

  • Prepare and conduct negotiations to obtain best value with support of peers from interconnected BU in some cases.

  • Monitor the markets worldwide to create a basis for deciding the optimum sourcing strategy and cooperate with the best suppliers.

  • Implement and ensure usage of globally defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance.

  • Generate, document and implement savings, e.g. CNI; plan, monitor and report on relevant KPI to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.

  • Support Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification); update supplier evaluation systems to obtain and develop the best suppliers and ensure transparency and high procurement quality.

  • Ensure a close cooperation with Internal Customers to ensure customer care and early involvement.

  • Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants up to date.

Education:

BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.

Knowledge and Experience:

4 years + of successful experience in related the Strategic Procurement or the Contract Negotiation field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.

Key Working Relationships:

Primarily intra-organizational contacts and external contacts.

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Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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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