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Materials Program Manager

Job Description

Hi, We’re Siemens Mobility! We’re a leading global provider of short-distance, regional and long-distance rolling stock, as well as product and system solutions for passenger and freight transport. We ensure that passengers are transported in a safe and comfortable environment while also meeting economic and environmental requirements. Our products are future-oriented and enable cost-effective operations while reducing environmental impact and conserving resources. We are super excited to add a Materials Program Manager to our Order Management team in beautiful and affordable Sacramento, California to ensure on time delivery of open purchase orders to support production demand.



                                  We offer your Growth, Opportunity and Challenge!



What you will be doing:

    Ensure On-Time Material Availability for Production

    Provide daily updates to Production Management to ensure visibility of current & future material issues

    Analyze system need dates, supplier commitments and current production status to identify critical material issues

    Consistently work on demand & supply to proactively identify gaps and work with planner buyers and Strategic procurement to eliminate the gaps

    Escalate critical material shortages immediately upon identification and own the efforts to resolve and continue to escalate

    Work proactively with Project Managers & Engineering to identify unreleased parts and evaluate the impact to production, If need be escalate to management

    Attend Engineering Procurement meetings

    Work with PPM on FAI parts and escalate on a timely basis the impact on project timeliness

    Implement solutions to overcome current & future Material Shortages Coordinate and optimize Delivery schedules with critical Suppliers

    Work with Production Managers to understand Critical Production schedules

    Manage and support the activities of assigned Production Controllers

    Support planning & coordination of new Projects, New components and Engineering Changes and assess the impact to Production Schedules

    Work with Engineering & Program Management to develop roadmaps for the phase-out of obsolete parts and phase-in of new product materials

    Challenge and influence Demand Planning & Strategic sourcing teams to improve, Identify &

    Coordinate with Quality Management, MRB & Production to avoid impact due to non-conforming materials

    Escalate and work with Project Management team of material impact on project timeline

    Track KPI’s and generate Reports, Charts & Presentations for OM Performance

    Foster Strong Partnerships and Collaborate with all Stakeholders. Concentrate on improvements and constructive feedback


What you will need to be successful in this role:

    Excellent working knowledge or MRP/ERP systems (SAP preferred).

    3-5 years of work experience in procurement or supply chain

    Experience in an engineer-to-order, project environment

    Able to read drawings and understand BOM structures.

    Experience in demand planning

    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

    Proven experience in data mining, analysis, and reporting.

    Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and commitment to high quality work.



We would be impressed if you had:

Strong technical knowledge and understanding of procurement, inventory control, and process control.

Results-orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines

Tenacious and assertive driver who escalates in supplier organization as well as internally

Ability to understand, evaluate & monitor supplier capacity

Analytical, numerically astute with proven problem-solving abilities

Strong written & oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Highly skilled at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers

Ability to lead others to solve complex problems and use sophisticated analytical thinking to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions

Master’s Degree 


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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