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 Planner 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 continuous supply of required and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations.
Lead purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, sourcing and engineering departments to solve complicated material supply issues.
Take ownership for PO dates in ERP and maintain system accuracy.
Partner with Materials Program Managers, Project Managers, and quality for un-interrupted delivery of parts for production.
Review open order messages weekly and review with suppliers for accuracy.
Ensure availability of shipping reports from key suppliers, request air freight when necessary, and monitor the inbound tracking of critical supply.
Proactively manage suppliers where delivery dates are at risk by escalating within the supplier organization to identify and evaluate opportunities to improve deliveries.
Provide various reports and metrics to monitor demand / supply / performance and own the supplier OTD metric.
Drive problem analysis and corrective action from scorecard and metrics reporting. Initiate improvement activities to streamline business processes for procurement function and drive the documentation and implementation of enhanced business processes.
Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues.
Co-ordinate and transact RTVs as required, returns to vendor for credit or repair.
Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures.
Interpret internal / external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes or services.
Analyze and interpret KPIs to identify areas for improvement and action plans.
Provide clear and concise data analysis (report or presentation) to support supply-chain decisions
What you will need to be successful in this role:
3-5 years of experience in procurement / SCM in a manufacturing environment.
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline - business, commercial, manufacturing, or engineering degree
Proficient in SAP ERP.
Proficient MS Excel skills. Well versed other MS Office products (Word, PP & Outlook).
Experience in an engineer-to-order manufacturing environment.
Strong negotiating skills.
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
Why Siemens Mobility?
We are # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List
Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HSA, Commuter Benefits
Vacation & Time Off: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Personal / Sick Days, Maternity/Paternity Leave
Financial & Retirement: Savings Plan, Performance Bonus for Key Roles, Merit Increases, Relocation
Professional Development: Tuition Reimbursement, Promote from Within, Mentor Program, Access to Online Courses, Lunch & Learns
Office Life: Flexible Work Hours, Remote Work Opportunities, Diversity & Inclusion Program
Organization: Siemens Mobility
Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc
Experience Level: Mid-level Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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