|Siemens Energy and Automation|
|SEA - Corporate Office|
|PU - Purchasing|
|GA - Alpharetta|
Siemens Energy and Automation, Inc. (SEA) is a Siemens U.S. operating company Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. SEA manufactures and markets one of the world's broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. For more information: www.sea.siemens.com.
Siemens AG is one of the largest global electronics and engineering companies with worldwide sales of $96 billion in fiscal 2005. Founded nearly 160 years ago, the company is a leader in Medical, Power, Automation and Control, Transportation, Information and Communications, Lighting, Building Technologies, Water Technologies and Services and Home Appliances. With its global headquarters in Munich, Siemens AG and its subsidiaries employ 460,000 people in 190 countries. For more information on Siemens in the United States: www.usa.siemens.com.
Job Family Responsibilities:
For assigned complex and high volume commodities Guides the functions of international market analysis, internal Siemens demand analysis, global demand pooling, supplier selection, negotiation of price, terms and conditions, to maximize contribution to operating profit and business objectives. Completes very complex supplier analysis in order to acquire the best suppliers and to guarantee an optimum supply chain; completes the annual supplier evaluation process and executes formal supplier development plans. Initiates contact with very complex internal/external interface partners to recognize developments and exert influence accordingly. Develops reports of very complex information and figures to make results transparent and controls purchasing activities on a results-oriented basis. Guides the development, communication and deployment of complex procurement strategies.
Performs advanced areas of work for the professional field. Applies advanced skills to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently. Displays a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or cross-functional problems.
BS/BA in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management. APICS certification is a plus.
Knowledge and Experience:
5 - 7 years of procurement and commodity management experience. Extensive knowledge and experience in developing strategy, supplier contract negotiations and resource management. Capital purchasing experience is a plus. SAP experience is a plus. Candidates must have the ability to be tactful and have exceptional communication skills.