Siemens Purchasing Manager in Heber Springs, Arkansas

Purchasing Manager

Locations:Heber Springs, Arkansas

Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

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Job Description

Division: Energy Management

Business Unit: Medium Voltage & Systems

Requisition Number: 227020

Primary Location: United States-Arkansas-Heber Springs

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 internationally 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 eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

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Position Overview

Responsible for leading the plant procurement team, by providing day-to-day leadership and management support to the team and meeting the material availability, cost, inventory, quality and supplier management targets. The individual will be responsible to develop the team to support the on-going needs for the business. The role will provide results driven leadership for all procurement activities to ensure that all key inventory, supplier performance and material availability targets are achieved.


• Lead and mentor procurement team to ensure that all plant needs in regard to material availability and inventory requirements are balanced and in the correct alignment

• Partner with commodity management to develop, implement and maintain supply chain strategies that align plant needs with commodity strategies

• Establish and maintain measurable performance metrics for the procurement activities at the plant

• Manage systems and processes to support inventory forecasting, material and capacity planning, scheduling, cost control and make vs. buy decisions

• Identify, develop and manager relationships with existing and potential suppliers to meet cost, quality, and delivery targets

• Development of individualized part by part material stocking and replenishment plans

• Collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality to achieve cost reduction targets

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• BS degree in business, management or other related fields

• 5+ years’ experience in management of materials and procurement

• Working knowledge of MRP systems

• Excel, Word, Power Point and SAP proficiency required

• Use tools, processes and metrics to optimize supplier value for our business

• Leads by example and motivates people so as to create a challenging, empowering and collaborative working environment

• Strong analytical problem solving ability with excellent communication skills

• Ability to coordinate between multiple groups in a cross functional environment to achieve objectives


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