Strategic Buying Professional at Siemens

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Strategic Buying Professional

Locations:Tualatin, Oregon
Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC
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Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Turnkey Projects & Electrification
Requisition Number: 238274
Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Tualatin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens Mobility
Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.
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Position Overview
Siemens Mobility Inc is the global market leader for mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe and eco-friendly transport of people and goods – and help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people around the globe. Mobility Turnkey Projects & Electrification provides turnkey solutions for rail and road transport and railway electrification solutions. Our mission is to make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate, digitalize and integrate the rail and road transportation world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create is yours.
As our Strategic buyer, you will ensure compliance/assurance to procurement buying standards through transformation of business purchase requisitions to purchase orders, emphasizing cost-efficient and on-time delivery of supply materials and/or services according to project demand. Also supports the development and executes supplier bid strategies; assisting project bid managers to win new business. This position is critical in driving Contribution to Net Income (CNI), E-procurement, and correct procurement practices. You will work with various business units including: Business Unit Managers, Project Bid Managers, Project Managers, Commercial Project Managers, Engineers, Project Procurement Manager, Global Commodity Managers, and Suppliers.This position reports to the Project Procurement Manager.


  • Requisition through purchase orders fulfillment: process purchase requests (depending on thresholds); add necessary information (e.g. Commodity Code (ESN), INCOTERMS); material availability analysis; purchase order management incl. tracking; checking of content

  • Supports Procurement strategies in projects on the basis of Division/BU-wide Procurement strategies and ensure their implementation, as well as, identify solution approaches and integrate diverse objectives to achieve the project targets

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

  • Analyzes very complex demand, markets and suppliers to create a basis for deciding on the optimum sourcing strategy

  • Conducts price negotiations with C suppliers to guarantee security of supplies at the best pricing

  • Undertakes supplier management to obtain the best suppliers and ensure an optimum supply chain

  • Maintains intensive regular contact with very complex internal/external interface partners in order to recognize developments (market, demand, etc.) and exert the appropriate influence

  • Employs effective concepts of risk and contract management to avoid risk and warranty costs

  • Maintain and update supplier master data in coordination with Regional Procurement in Spiridon SAP ERP; archive documents according to local regulations
    Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • This position is open to high potential candidates who are looking for full time employment with MO TPE.

  • Demonstrates and applies knowledge of procurement to the successful completion of complex assignments.

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures within a project driven environment.

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

  • 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.


BS/BA in related discipline, preferably Supply Chain Management, however Engineering, Project Management or Business is acceptable, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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