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Procurement Engineer Site Productivity Lead

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Senior Procurement Engineer – Site Productivity Lead

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 66,000 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 Senior Procurement Engineer – Site Productivity Lead.  Role is based at our manufacturing site in Swords, Co Dublin, Ireland.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As the Site Productivity Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing the Site Productivity Program, driving achievement of key cost targets, and reporting out at senior management levels
  • Developing an active pipeline of Productivity ideas to achieve annual objectives
  • Participating in negotiations and value engineering initiatives with suppliers to reduce costs
  • Working with Commodity Management to identify and implement supplier changes to reduce costs, improve performance and optimize parts/supplier allocations
  • Conducting RfQ competitive exercises to identify lowest TCoO sources for the business
  • Project managing major part resourcing activities in a structured and controlled manner
  • Promoting the use of Early Supplier Involvement through DtC (design to cost) and DfMA (design for manufacturing & assembly) approaches with suppliers and design teams
  • Supporting NPI and engineering design change activities to optimize part/technology/supplier decisions
  • Identifying supplier risk situations and working with site functions and Commodity Management to implement risk mitigation strategies
  • Contributing to the overall performance improvement of the supply base

This position may suit you best if would like to do develop your career with Healthineers and the description below sounds like you!

  • Solid financial reporting capabilities, being able to collate and analyze large amounts of data for decision making and reporting
  • An established commercial mindset and the ability to assess and conclude business agreements with suppliers
  • Strong collaboration, influencing, and project management skills, and the ability to drive supplier change projects with cross-functional partners to conclusion
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills with suppliers, with demonstrative results in securing competitive pricing and overall terms and conditions
  • Record of establishing strong and influential business relationships with internal functions and suppliers to achieve business objectives
  • Broad-based commodity experience – suppliers, materials, technologies, manufacturing processes – across a range of commodities
  • Understanding of various supplier manufacturing technologies and processes, supplier controls and industry standards
  • Experience of conducting supplier evaluation, approval, and onboarding exercises
  • Driven, self-directing, goal oriented and able to prioritize workload in an agile environment

Required skills to succeed in this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related Science discipline (QQI level 8). Consideration may also be given to individuals with a Business, Procurement or Supply Chain degree with demonstrable extensive relevant technical experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment – ideally within a Manufacturing Engineering or Procurement Engineering role
  • Experience of operating as part of a site cross-functional team, managing stakeholder relationships, and reporting up to senior management level
  • Excellent oral communications, business writing and presentation skills
  • Willing to travel up to 10%

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.



Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Manufacturing Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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