Siemens Senior Manager - Strategic Procurement in Flanders, New Jersey
Senior Manager - Strategic Procurement
Locations:Flanders, New Jersey
Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC
Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Strategic Procurement
Requisition Number: 226528
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Flanders
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 40%
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.
With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.
For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare
At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably. A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.
Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.
The Flanders site has significantly expanded the manufacturing operations and is in the process of migrating and developing complex diagnostics instruments that will be manufactured in the new facility. This change brings exciting growth and opportunities within the procurement area.
To help us meet the challenge, we are opening a new position for a Senior Procurement Manager. Reporting to the Director of Procurement at Flanders, this individual will be responsible to lead the procurement team, provide day-to-day leadership and management support to the procurement team and meeting the product cost, quality and supplier risk management targets. This individual will be responsible to develop the team to support the on-going needs for the business. The role will provide results driven leadership to all procurement activities to ensure that cost and value-added requirements are met. He/she serves as the procurement leader, decision-maker, and influencer to our Suppliers.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Lead and mentor procurement team to establish world class supply chain required to support business needs
Partner with regional and global commodity management to develop, implement and maintain supply chain strategies that align site manufacturing needs with corporate commodity strategies
Implement procurement strategies for the Business Unit/Region in support of cost savings, risk reduction strategies and new product launches
Establish and maintain measurable performance metrics for the procurement activities at the site
Manage all activities to develop and maintain robust strategic relationships with suppliers.
Partner with site cross-functional leadership to ensure full integration ofmanufacturing and procurement objectives and projects
Evaluate team capability and organization structure and make necessary change to align with business needs, drive performance and establish best-practice processes.
Implement and execute required supplier development plans
Work with operations teams to help manage material flow to insure inventory is maintained to the optimum level to support on time customer deliveries while keeping inventory holdings at the appropriate levels.
Work with cross-functional partners to drive supply chain projects to meet target costs, leverage supplier innovation and capabilities and establish new product offerings.
7+ years progressive experience in Procurement, with at least 2-4 recent years within the medical, automobile or heavy machinery manufacturing environment
Strong understanding of one or more of the following commodities – plastic, HLA’s, sheet metal, PCBs
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent business experience
Strong computer skills, ideally with experience using Windows-based PC programs
Working knowledge and understanding of SAP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment
Ability to coordinate between multiple group efforts within the company to achieve objectives
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
Self-starter and high-energy
Ability to handle multiple tasks, with awareness of deadlines
The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:
7+ years of relevant experience in Procurement
Previous experience with Direct Materials
Manufacturing experience is highly sought after
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
Excellent communication skills
Disciplined with attention to detail
Familiarity to Microsoft Office, SAP ET2000, ETKA
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