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Buyer/Planner I

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?

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow‘s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here: www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds

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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, direct 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: 

Buyer/Planner I performs the monitoring of semi-complex materials through the production cycle, participates in 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.  Resolves semi-complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases, vendor invoices and production planning issues.  Participates in updating production/tactical souring plans; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases.  Completes and maintains reports; analyzes supplier capability; make/buy studies and cost analyses.  Implements short and long-range inventory and logistics strategies using Siemens Production System (SPS) methodology.  Initiates sourcing model ideas with suppliers and executes to achieve savings for the company.

Specific Requirements:

Buyer/Planner I position will be responsible for the Tactical Sourcing and Production Planning of Fire and Comfort products.  Detailed top to bottom materials requirements planning for all manufactured components is the primary role for this position. Included in this top to bottom plan is the on-going management of the short and long term manufacturing capacity plan. Buyer/Planner I must be able to collaborate across functional areas that include Strategic Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality and Logistics Distribution. Responsible for maximizing service levels while achieving inventory targets. Buyer/Planner I will participate on high visibility teams that will require accurate and timely data analysis and the ability to meet project deadlines.

Buyer/Planner I will complete and maintain various delivery and inventory reports, manage Engineering Change Orders (ECO), review and maintain Tactical Sourcing/Production Planning parameters in SAP, posses excellent written/verbal/computer/data analysis skills – specifically Excel (formulas, pivots, and charts).  Buyer/Planner I must have experience with high volume, short lead time products and must possess working know ledge of Lean Manufacturing/Siemens Production System (SPS).

Knowledge and Experience:

Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments.

  • Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues. 
  • Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Requirements and Knowledge as presented above.
  • Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable. 
  • SAP experience preferred.

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

Education:

BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Certification may be required in some areas.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

California Privacy Notice
California residents have the right to receive additional notices about their personal information. To learn more, click here.

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