Procurement Specialist

Siemens Power Generation (PG), headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is the regional business entity in the Americas for Siemens Power Generation's global fossil power generation business . With more than 8,000 employees and operations all across the US and Canada, the company offers a full spectrum of gas and steam turbine-generator technology; world-class process control and power management systems; operations and maintenance support; power plant modernization and upgrades; fuel cells for the distributed generation market and environmentally compatible wind turbines.

Siemens Power Generation is announcing a Procurement Specialist opening, "45811" in their Pittsburgh, PA location. This position offers a competitive compensation package along with comprehensive benefits.

Job responsibilities include:

Wheelabrator, A Siemens Company, offers 95 years of technology leadership in the air pollution control industry. Recently acquired by Siemens, today's Wheelabrator is ready to create an exciting tomorrow built on the successes of yesterday. We are expanding our operation to Orlando, Florida.

This position will arrange for the purchase of assigned commodities and services. Work will include reviewing requests, talking to suppliers and company engineers, examining price, suitability, and availability of items or services, comparing specifications, and reviewing alternatives to requests to fulfill the objectives of the purchasing department. Position will perform independently under the general supervision of the Manager of Purchasing or Sr. Procurement Specialist.


* High School diploma or equivalent is required
* Minimum 2 years of experience as a buyer involving the procurement of a variety of supplies, materials, equipment, and services.
* Knowledge of assigned commodities and services including sources of supply, commodity markets, price trends, grades and qualities.
* Knowledge of common business practices relating to the purchase, pricing, terms, shipment, taxes and payment for commodities and services.
* Knowledge of Uniform Commercial Code
* Knowledge of principles and practices of large scale centralized purchasing


* BS degree preferred
* Experience with fabrication practices, materials, welding, shipping and erection
* Experience with electrical and mechanical equipment manufacture or procurement
* Experience with procurement practices in an engineering and construction environment with multiple jobsites
* Experience with codes – AISC, AWS, SSPC, ASTM, ASME, NEMA, NEC, JIC, ANSI
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