A Snapshot of Your Day
Typical day for Commodity Management professional includes negotiation with suppliers, supplier relationship management, business case and sourcing strategy preparation/execution, reporting, problem solving, supply chain risk mitigation as well as alignment meetings with internal/external functional team.
How You’ll Make an Impact
Lead the Commodity Circle in respective area of responsibility with support of cross-functional team members. Manage the commodities electric Insulation and Copper for respective area of responsibility.
Define the Ecosystem strategy in the respective area of responsibility with cross functional counterparts and support from GCMs and in alignment with business. Ensure transparency on cost structures and spend in area of responsibility via Commodity Circles
Create and implement business specific initiatives and measures based on respective commodity strategy in alignment with Ecosystem strategy and business objectives. Increase the spend in responsibility by safeguarding awarding following the defined commodity strategy.
Maintain competitive supply base in alignment with Ecosystem strategy and Commodity Circle.
Execute periodic strategic procurement activities – negotiations planning, commodity strategy updates, awarding strategy and sourcing board approvals, quarterly review meetings, etc.
Prepare, negotiate, award, and make available frame contracts & price lists for strategic suppliers in accordance with business and market requirements (in alignment with GCM). Manage the relationship with assigned strategic suppliers (in alignment with GCM). Generate, document, and implement savings measures, monitor and report relevant KPI
Drive early procurement / supplier involvement and cost out activities via respective Commodity Circles. Identify procurement risks and opportunities and implement respective measures.
Feedback supplier market information and knowledge to stakeholders through network.
Drive supply/supplier management processes (e.g., qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification)
What You Bring
BA/BS- in Business, supply chain management, engineering, or related field preferred.
A minimum of 10 years of collective experience working in supply chain, purchasing, sourcing, engineering, or similar function in machinery industries is required.
Strategic thinking and analytical skills are a must.
Experience utilizing financial and data-driven techniques to make decisions.
Strong Communication & interpersonal skills: Understand main mechanical manufacturing processes and be able to communicate basic mechanical topics with supplier and internal cross functions. Know-how of procurement related processes, systems, and tools:
Familiar with SAP and Productivity Management System.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
Cost & risk management skills: Mature understanding of multiple aspects of supply chain value stream. Supplier financial risk evaluation & management experience required. Supply Chain Risk evaluation & management. Commodity & product knowledge: Individual must be able to quickly develop comprehensive understanding of each commodity, and subsequentially complex sourcing strategies. Commercial knowledge, contract law and T&C.
Experience managing Long Term Contracts and negotiating complex terms and conditions.
Negotiations and supplier relations management experience.
Good problem solving, results oriented. Ability to work effectively in a matrixed global organization.
Must be able to travel 10-15% both domestically and internationally.
Must be willing to learn and drive a change in a global environment, along with ability to influence through effective verbal and written communication skills. Collaborative approach to working within a team environment; a consensus builder. Strong organizational and time management skills.
Must be bilingual in both Spanish and English.
Knowledge of Power Generation Industry
Data Analysis/Science skills
About the Team
Our Gas Services division offers Low-emission power generation through service and decarbonization. Zero or low emission power generation and all gas turbines under one roof, steam turbines and generators. Decarbonization opportunities through service offerings, modernization, and digitalization of the fleet.
Check out this video to learn more about our Gas Service business https://www.siemens-energy.com/global/en/offerings/power-generation.html
What’s it like to work at Siemens Energy?
Who is Siemens Energy?
At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.
Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.
Career growth and development opportunities
Supportive work culture
Company paid Health and wellness benefits
Paid Time Off and paid holidays
401K savings plan with company match
Family building benefits