East Walpole, United States
over 1 year ago
- Manages (Sub) Commodities cross-business (for specific material field) or for one business, and fosters cross-functional alignment.* Coordinates and manages a virtual/ line management team to achieve optimum conditions and savings through collaborative, targeted activities and to increase profit from global and cross-business or sourcing for one business.* Defines (Sub) Commodity structure, organization and strategy in alignment with Management; develops and implements material productivity measures to achieve the maximum contribution to the targets.* Communicates the strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials.* Negotiates frame contracts; defines core assortment; documents frame contracts in relevant Supplier Management IT-systems.* Forwards systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants up to date.* Identifies particular procurement risks, opportunities and market forces to avoid potential damage/ exploit potential opportunities through risk and change management.* Performs Supplier Management, in particular Supplier Development to obtain and develop the best suppliers and to ensure an optimum supply chain. Category Procurement Team Management (medium) - Local / RegionalCategory Procurement Professional - Local / Regional:Positions focusing on identifying regional or global suppliers, markets or regions, for assigned group of commodities, semi-products, services portfolio, either directly or indirectly used in own product portfolio, in the various BU of Siemens (-? see "position list for supplement"). Identifying and analyzing internal customer needs, analyzing and discussing technical specifications, in cooperation with Sales Management responsible or together with technical Project Manager. Prepares negotiations and contracts. "Senior Professional"Positions which need senior professional expertise, with extensive functional, commercial and/or technical knowledge in an area of competence. They integrate analysis, development, testing and implementation. They interpret and functionally influence policy and guidelines in their area of business / technology, and develop processes and systems to deliver functional objectives. They typically plan own work according to targets agreed, within an quarterly up to an annual cycle, by integrating resources in a project driven environment. They provide functional advice and guidance to colleagues and customers. A chartered professional qualification or equivalent is typically associated with grades (though not necessary). 10+/- years Deep professional know-how and experience in one Sub Job Family. Masters domain. Transfers and applies know-how to / in various contexts. Solid professional judgment and problem solving competence. Improves existing processes and approaches.