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Procurement Manager (Strategic Procurement)

Job Description

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Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, the former Siemens Mobility Division posted revenue of €8.8 billion and had around 34,200 employees worldwide.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Represents the Procurement Function for the assigned customer projects.
  • Acts as prime interface (“channel function”) to/for the customer projects’ key business partners (i.e. including overall stakeholder management, “day to day” operations as well as escalations), including but not limited: Bid/Project Management (technical and commercial), Sales (technical and commercial), Legal & Contract Management and System Engineering
  • Constantly and closely aligns with the business partners to follow the typical project dynamics and thoroughly manage any change that may potentially impact the procurement domain
  • Identifies, informs, and manages a network of procurement experts and drives for utilization of their respective strategies, standards, rules.
  • Analyzes, assesses and structures the project from a procurement perspective and obtains, feeds into the procurement expert network and clarifies all information being required to fulfill the procurement task.
  • Prepares and manages the project procurement schedule, including supplier identification, RFQ preparation, RFQ process, clarifications, contract preparation, negotiation, supplier qualification, suppliers audit, sourcing decision.
  • Prepares for/participates in/contributes to business partner project meetings.
  • Owns, monitors, drives utilization of the consolidated Procurement Plan and Procurement Statement, including Supplier/RFQ/offer status per purchasing item, Selected suppliers, Risk table, Procurement efforts and resources and manages Procurement Plan.
  • Owns project related Purchasing Volume (PVO): Overview of PVO and budget cost (OIC/”MIKA”) per purchasing item, alignment with business partners and tracing of OIC/”MIKA” and monitoring of variances, incl. clarifications and measures if required.
  • Ensures full application of Siemens guidelines, procedures, rules and standards, ensures adherence to relevant approval processes.
  • Manages, follows and reports the procurement status and progress.

What do I need to qualify for this job? 

  • At least a bachelor's degree in engineering/ business / accounting / other related fields
  • 5-7 years of experience in Procurement preferably in engineering industry
  • Extensive project procurement experience, experience with rail electrification equipments including transformers, cables, switchgears preferred
  • Understanding of the relevant supply market: knowledge/technical background of electrical equipments
  • Ability to make information out of data: Ability to prepare analytical reports; organize and present in a clear and concise manner
  • System and data management skills; especially Excel and SAP Procurement modules & related systems

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Pte Ltd

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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