Director of Materials Management

Job Description


Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as Director of Materials Management

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Director of Materials Management, you will be responsible for:

  • You will be leading the Production Planning, Direct Material Procurement, Warehousing, and Inventory Control functions with a team of approximately 60 supply chain personnel with at least 4 direct reports.
  • In your activities you will be responsible for all production planning, material sourcing & staging and logistics pacing all production activity for the Glasgow Plant operations that manufactures over 800 finished good products and 2500+ intermediates.
  • Ensures on-time delivery of product to our primary distribution centers, ensure proper inventory levels of raw material and in-process inventory to accomplish this; directs contract negotiations for goods, services, suppliers, equipment related to materials, transportation and storage; monitors contractual obligations for compliance and the evaluation of vendor performance.
  • You will be a member of the Plant’s Consumable Leadership Team to ensure proper coordination of the different Manufacturing functions producing our Diagnostic Testing Products.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • Develops and manages departmental budgets and/or business plans for a small to mid-size department or business unit.
  • You will be expected to enhance and develop KPI’s to measure the plant’s supply performance
  • You will be working with our latest production planning technology (SAP, Demand Solutions, Power BI) and evaluating new software & reporting solutions to drive performance
  • You will be leading initiatives to improve supply delivery & improved production synchronization to ensure efficient coordination of materials and resources used in manufacturing process
  • Acts as an advisor that troubleshoots and resolves extremely complex problems within multi-departments and/or cross-functional areas.
  • Analyzes effectiveness of policies and establishes future direction for functional policies and programs to ensure alignment with Plant and Strategic goals of the company.
  • You have very good presentation skills, you show team orientation, communication skills, and internal and external customer orientation

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 10+ years leading teams for Materials Management/Production Planning; including experience in regulated healthcare consumables industry.
  • ASCM/APICS Certifications: CPIM, CSCP, CPSM, &/or CPPM
  • Well versed in the use of SAP or equivalent ERP/MRP systems and reporting tools for managing production, procurement, and inventory management

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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