Siemens Buying Professional in Sacramento, California

Buying Professional

Locations:Sacramento, California

Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Country Division Controller

Requisition Number: 223053

Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Entry level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: No

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.

Job Description:

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking for a Buying Professional within our Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock Strategic Procurement Team.

The position will issue purchase orders to approved suppliers to obtain materials at the lowest cost consistent with quality reliability and urgency of need. This individual will maintain lead times for custom and standard product orders, manage supplier relationships, align with our Strategic Procurement team to monitor supplier performance, supplier quality as we as negotiated terms and conditions. This position will assist the strategic procurement team in executing commodity strategies at a tactical level.


  • Executes complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users, getting prior approval for purchases in excess of established limits

  • Resolves complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices

  • Updates project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience :

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate success in applying complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization

  • Demonstrated knowledge of organization's business practices and issues

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload

  • Perform job duties with a sense of urgency

  • 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.

Why Siemens?

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.

  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.

  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.

  • Education reimbursement programs available.

  • Extensive product training and professional career development.

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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