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Buyer/ Procurement Specialist 2

Job Description

Siemens Healthineers offers generous sign-on bonuses up to $5,000*

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 Buyer/ Procurement Specialist  2  – Reagent Manufacturing.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Buyer/ Procurement Specialist 2, you will be responsible for:

*Performing complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users, getting prior approval for purchases in excess of established limits.

*Resolving complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices. 

*Updating project plans and purchasing systems; reviewing and analyzing requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases.

*Negotiating prices, terms and quality requirements; preparing requests for quotes and assists in the development of new supply sources; evaluating market conditions. 

*Performing value analysis to identify cost improvements

*Providing general guidance or training support.

Member of cross functional team(s) aiding in the resolution of problems and the transfer of new products into Manufacturing.


Required Education, Skills & Experience:


*BS / BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

*Typically 3-5 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable. 

*Several years’ experience working with an MRP system, preferably SAP. 

*Competent to Intermediate skill set level in the use of Microsoft Office suite with advanced Excel skills.

*Must be able to act as a resource to intra-organizational functions not experienced in Materials Management.

*Must be able to assess change impacts as a result of supplier change notifications and initiate associated change control requirements.

*Must possess good interpersonal skills.  Function requires day-to-day contact with multiple departments,  functions and levels.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

*Knowledge or understanding of basic science (biology/chemistry) and familiarity with metric conversions. 

*Experience in sourcing biologicals

*CPM, CPSM, CSCP or APICS Certification  

*Knowledge or understanding of basic science (biology/chemistry) and familiarity with metric conversions   

*Experience in sourcing biologicals

*Proven leadership skills 

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 COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date except where prohibited by state law.

(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.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens Healthineers

  • Be part of exciting and innovative projects that help solve some of the world’s most significant health problems.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education and technology, and sustainability, making a positive impact on communities.
  • Participate in our celebrations and social events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.

We are globally recognized as an Employer of Choice, but don’t just take our word for it. Here are some of our most recent awards and recognition:

  • Great Place to Work Certified 2021
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
  • Best for Vets Employers by Military Times
  • Glassdoor Employer Rating: 4.0

Review our Benefits Summary:

Explore the Siemens Benefits QuickStart https://benefitsatshs.com/  website to learn about our competitive Benefits plans which we proudly offer to our regular full-time employees. The QuickStart website can be accessed by clicking the link above or by copying and pasting it into your web browser’s address bar and selecting “Thinking of Joining Siemens” to the left of the page.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers

If you wish to find out more about the specifics before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

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

*Sign-on bonuses range from $1,500 to $5,000 and are determined by individual position level, division, and location.  Sign-on bonus offer is exclusive to external candidates who receive and accept an offer of employment with Siemens Healthineers.





Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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