Project Procurement Manager - Auxiliary Systems

Job Description


Your new role – challenging and future-oriented

The Project Procurement Manager represents Supply Chain in the Project/Proposal Management Team as a Sub-project Manager leading the Project SCM strategy for Compressor and Gas Turbine packages. Integrates Procurement in the project management process and project teams at an early involvement during sales phase. Organizes all Procurement activities in a project under optimum deployment of resources. Implements Procurement strategies, aiming to optimize project results, including availability of goods and services in quality, in time, in budget. Ensures observance of obligatory Procurement processes and regulations. 

1. Early Involvement during sales phase 


Analyze sales and operations planning in respect of starting/new projects in order to ensure the involvement of Procurement.

 Participate in project/sales meetings as project core team member to provide information about supply market, preferred suppliers and supplier innovation (regarding goods and services) at an early stage to optimize supplier strategy and selection of Major CTO and ETO equipment, such as Motors, Generators, Gears, Acoustics equipment, Auxiliaries (Lube Systems, Gas Seal panels, etc); diversified components (Dry Gas Seals, Anti-Surge Valves, other); extended scope such as WHRU, HRSG, Balance of Plant.

 2. Project Procurement standards 

Establish proper sourcing processes, control all Procurement resources and activities in the project and inform all involved within Procurement to deliver optimum impact for the business (Procurement plan, target-costing) relating to budget, availability, timeline and quality.

 Apply Procurement regulations as per Compliance and organization standards.

 3. Analysis 

Analyze scope of supply, contractual obligations and exactly understand customer’s functional needs.

 Identify particular Procurement risks, opportunities, potential changes, claims and market forces during the entire project, together with Commodity Management, to avoid potential damage / exploit potential. Provide categorization of prevailing risks.

 4. Bid preparation / Contribution to increased hit rate 

Support project calculation with reliable and up-to-date cost data on the basis of Total Cost of Ownership (ToCO) (rock-bottom price information where available). Include (supplier) innovations (e.g. through concept competitions) that improve Siemens' cost position and/or the customer's benefit.

 5. Strategy definition and implementation

Derive Procurement strategy for assigned projects in accordance with Business Unit & Operating Company Procurement strategies and ensure implementation. Introduce negotiation recommendations together with Commodity Management to prepare for negotiations with suppliers (back-to-back where appropriate) and to initiate appropriate measures.

 6. Negotiation

Lead complex contractual and price, cash flow and commercial T&C negotiations and/or support the specialist buyers responsible for particular material fields (in particular those not covered by any Commodity Management) to secure project targets with optimum conditions on the basis of ToCO.

 7. Contract Management 

Ensure that major Procurement risks, changes to original scope of supply and potential claims (towards customers and suppliers) are covered in valid contracts. Ensure that contractual obligations (towards the customer that must be fulfilled by supplier) are covered in a way that mitigates the own risk exposure.

 8. Project Controlling (Monitoring/Reporting)

Proactively ensure status transparency about availability of resources and ensure early alerting in case of deviations. Clarify internal indicators for project controlling and compiling all relevant information to submit qualified reports (e.g. for the proposal team, Project execution team inclusive of SCM,  SCM management.

 9. Supplier Management / Preferred Supplier List 

Apply preferred supplier list (e.g. FPL), provide supplier information to the project team, coordinate Supplier Management in preparation for transition to Project execution phase (including Supplier Qualification, project-specific supplier evaluations and supplier development).

 10. Knowledge management and documentation

Be proactive and forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants and relevant cross-functional partners up to date. Share best practice and conduct lessons learn sessions. Sensitize cross-functional partners for Procurement related practices processes and metrics.


We don’t need superheroes, just super minds


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in an engineering discipline with minimum 10 years of relevant experience; or M.S. degree in engineering discipline with 8 years of relevant experience; or M.B.A with technical B.S. degree with 8 years of relevant experience; or equivalent education and experience.
  • Compression and/or Gas Turbine major equipment relevant technical proficiency preferred
  • 6 Years experience minimum combined in related SCM functions, Project Procurement, Proposal and/or Project Management within Oil and Gas or Power Generation industry.
  • Advanced MS Office applications skills, particularly Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Advanced knowledge of sourcing process
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Cost Modeling
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Advanced data analytics
  • Leader, self-manage
  • Ability to run presentations to management level
  • Availability to travel estimated 15% of time 

We've got a lot to offer! How about you?

This role is based in Pune, where you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries – and the shape of things to come.


We’re Siemens. A collection of over 379,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and imagination, and help us shape tomorrow.


Find out more about Siemens careers at:

Organization: Siemens Energy

Company: Dresser-Rand India Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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