Manager- Supplier Order Management

Job Description

 Siemens Mobility is looking for a Manager of Supplier Order Management  to lead a team of Planner-Buyers in tactical purchasing to support manufacturing of light rail vehicles, locomotives, and passenger coaches to meet project requirements for on time material delivery. This position requires a strong leader with the drive to succeed in a complex, multi-project, engineer-to-order environment supporting multiple functional areas. The role is based in Sacramento, California

Key Job Responsibilities

    Maximize on time material availability across all projects and departments.

    Responsible for management of 10 or more Buyer/Planners.

    Analyze MRP and project schedule data to identify potential material shortage issues well in advance, and initiate appropriate corrective action as required.

    Establish, manage and meet clear department goals, objectives and KPI’s. Set priorities and ensure performance of employees to meet department goals. Perform employee performance reviews.

    Develop and implement effective training plans and training materials for new hires.

    Develop and maintain standard reports to provide a clear representation of material status and other related information required for effective management of the business. Provide regular status reports to all stakeholders.

    Improve internal process compliance and control through analysis of available data.

    Monitor demand forecasts and adjust supply when required.

    Interface with Strategic Purchasing, Enterprise Scheduling, Manufacturing Department Managers, and Project Management teams to provide analysis and input regarding project material requirements and status, including problem mitigation strategies.

    Establish clear standards for communication with suppliers for confirmation, status updates and problem resolution.

    Personally, engage problem suppliers to resolve specific schedule and delivery issues as required.

    Ensure the timely resolution of invoicing and receiving problems with Receiving, Accounting, and Inspection departments.

    Support MRB function in dispositioning and returning nonconforming material to suppliers and ensuring MRB data integrity.

    Drive overall process improvements in tactical procurement and MRB activities.

    Support inventory audits of WIP.

    Manage excess and obsolete inventory.

    Support projects and management with requested ad-hoc reports.

    Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

    5-10 years of management experience in a tactical purchasing role in heavy industry manufacturing.

    Bachelor’s degree in related discipline. Master’s in supply chain preferred

    Strong knowledge and understanding of supply chain concepts and application.

    Key user level MRP experience. SAP proficiency preferred

    Expert in MS Excel, proficient in PowerPoint.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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