Field Procurement Manager - Smart Buildings

Job Description

Who designs your future? You do. Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens! Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive and responsible environments – and so, we are creating perfect places. We’re looking to empower people wanting to tackle the challenges facing society and who want to make real what matters most. Think this is you?

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Our Culture:

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, advise their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:

This position will have an office location in Seattle, Washington with geographic responsibilities and travel throughout the Seattle, Portland and Anchorage, AK  Responsible for managing third-party spending on materials, equipment and construction trade subcontractors in support of projects. Directly engages in large projects during the bidding phase to improve Siemens' competitive edge by running the subcontractor solicitations (RFQs and RFPs), bid leveling and negotiations. Works to manage and develop a diverse group of suppliers and subcontractors to support Siemens building automation, security, fire alarm, electrical services and mechanical services businesses. This role is part of the management team for the New York branch operations and has a significant impact on the competitiveness and profitability of the business.


The Field Procurement Manager role is measured on the following activities:

  • Cost Reductions – there is a target for percentage of cost savings achieved through price negotiations, value engineering efforts, and other means.
  • Payment Terms – the role requires negotiation of a target percentage of Siemens preferred payment terms.
  • Procurement Processes – there are requirements for implementing new tools to enable more efficient and effective procurement.
  • Supplier Management – the role has responsibility for managing relationships with major suppliers including soliciting feedback from internal customers and sharing that with suppliers.
  • Internal Customer Satisfaction – key managers are surveyed to determine the service level provided.
  • High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state recognized high school proficiency exam
  • 8-10 total years of experience in commercial construction to include 4 years experience with purchasing electrical installation subcontracts. Purchasing experience to include price solicitation and negotiation for contracts greater than $1 million
  • Ability and willingness to travel (10%)
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS in engineering, engineering technology, business, or construction management or apprenticeship in construction
  • Design, estimating or project management experience with building automation, fire alarm and security systems
  • Experience working with sales and engineering functions on cost reduction efforts
  • Procurement management experience in a large, global corporation
  • SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning system experience
  • Construction management and contract negotiation experience in Fremont/San Francisco Bay Area
  • Experience with developing a diverse supply base to meet customer expectations for minority-owned and woman-owned business participation
Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons Benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company cell phone and laptop
  • Extensive product training and professional career development
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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