Buying Professional 2

  • Location

    Malvern, United States

  • Sector:

    Business Professional

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  • Contact:

    Sonu Chouhan

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Implements Commodity strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials.* Contributes to implementation and ensure usage of globally defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance (e.g. compliant Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) process, Procurement guidelines, IT systems).* Prepares and conducts negotiations to obtain highest feasible savings.* Generates, documents and implements savings to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.* Executes Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification).* Ensures a close cooperation with Internal Customers (requisitioners) to ensure customer care and early involvement.* Provides supplier information to the project and conducts project-specific supplier evaluations (project evaluations). Commodity (Group) Team Management (small) - RegionalCommodity Procurement Professional - Local:Positions focusing on identifying regional or global suppliers, markets or regions, for assigned (non-critical, moderately complex) commodities, semi-products, services portfolio, either directly or indirectly used in own product portfolio, in the various BU of Siemens (-? see "position list of supplement"). Identifying and analyzing internal customer needs, analyzing and discussing technical specifications, in cooperation with Sales Management responsible or togther with technical Project Manager. Prepares negotiations and contracts. "Experienced Professional"These positions are expected to contribute to and deliver business processes or detailed technology solutions, in a self-managed and target oriented manner, and thus contributes to team results. Positions focusing on analyzing, developing, testing or implementing processes, technologies and systems in their specific field of expertise, from first principles. Targets are short to medium term (best to be characterized as milestones), and achievements are monitored. They may provide functional advice to and integrate services of operational staff or semi-professional colleagues. Typically these functions review to 2 to 5 years of relevant experience in their field of work and qualification. 3-5 years Thorough professional know-how in one Sub Job Family, based on practical experience and theoretical foundation. Focus on applying and expanding acquired knowledge base. Application of knowledge in broader professional context.

Success Requirements:

  • Curiosity
  • Creative insight and problem solving attitude are key
  • Cool under pressure
  • Ability to work independently once trained
  • Basic to advanced understanding of Procurement
  • Strong work ethic
  • Previous office experience required
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is expected

Specific Requirements:

  • BA or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Practical experience in Strategic Procurement (Direct and Indirect - not inventory management)
  • Procurement Contract Administration experience in any field
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe DC
  • Software and IT aptitude