Lab Diagnostics R&D Procurement Specialist (Sign-on Bonus Eligible)

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 Strategic Procurement Engineer

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Strategic Procurement Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Early Procurement Involvement

Be actively involved in the product development / manufacturing process as well as implement cost reduction measures (design to cost, target costing, standardization, key data, etc.) to achieve the target costs for materials and reduce the overall material costs by fulfilling the necessary functions. Closely align with SCM, R&D community and Procurement (Commodity Managers, Buyers)

  • Early Supplier Integration

Include suppliers and contribute to cost-benefit analysis workshops, innovation workshops and concept competitions with key suppliers in order to concentrate on the key functions of the components/projects.

  • Alignment of Product- and Supplier Roadmaps

Introduce and follow up given cross-functional Procurement strategies to ensure the linkage of internal strategies and technological supplier/market trends.

  • Negotiation and Supplier Management

Executing supplier negotiation, contracting and supplier management in alignment with Commodity Management for local and business specific supplier

Strategy deployment

Prepare and drive cross-functional sourcing decisions with interface partners considering the overall business and purchasing strategy.

  • Supplier Management: Technology

Assess and develop suppliers - jointly with interface partners- in order to concentrate on the best suppliers according the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) concept.

  • Business support

Be involved in and provide corresponding support for projects –especially for the further Atellica ramp up, but not only- in order to provide optimum input for quotes, workshops, scope of material (BoM assessment) and realization of potential for savings in the project.

  • Knowledge management

Participate in workgroups and work in projects in order to stay informed and keep and others informed, and exert influence at an early stage. Partner with cross functions on site, within Procurement and within the Business Area Diagnostics/Healthineers.

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

  • Industry experiences in Chemical Biological
  • Minimum of 8 years work experiences with some years experiences in technical procurement
  • Experiences in supplier interfacing, communication with supplier and project management
  • BS/BA in related discipline, advanced degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to analyze material cost breakdowns and accuracy based on market values Professional negotiation experience and skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Advanced technical skills assessing supplier capabilities
  • Complex problem resolution
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Global mindset & good networking skills
  • Self determined and goal oriented, strategic, proactive and team player with the drive to implement changes
  • Ability to travel 10 - 15%

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required ((Life Science; Bio-Engineering disciplines preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a Medical Technology industry
  • Willing to travel up to 15%
Sign-On bonus eligibility:  External candidates only.

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for all new hires by their start date.  (Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons).

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.


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


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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