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Commodity Manager (Rolling Stock)

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Interior commodity Manager (Rolling Stock)

Bangalore | Siemens Mobility | Full-time

Together we make a difference!

Siemens Mobility is an independent run company of Siemens AG. Its core business includes rail vehicles, rail automation and electrification solutions, turnkey systems, intelligent road traffic technology and related services

In Mobility, we help our customers meet the need for smart mobility solutions. We’re making the lives of people who travel easier and more enjoyable while constantly developing new, intelligent mobility solutions!

Change the future with us

In this role, you will strengthen our project purchasing for the Rolling stock domain.

You will be responsible for the strategic purchasing function in national and international projects, to which you will belong as a member of the core team of the procurement function.


Areas of responsibility :

1. Management of  Interior Commodities  related to Rolling stock domain. Also manage (Sub)Commodities globally and across the Businesses/BUs (for specific 

 interior commodities material field) and foster cross-functional alignment within area of responsibility to ensure best in class organization 

2. (Sub)Commodity structure and organization Define/ adapt and implement (Sub)Commodity structure and organization in alignment with respective Manager; develop or adapt and implement material productivity programs/ measures to achieve the maximum contribution to the targets 

3. PVO transparency Ensure PVO transparency globally by, amongst others, correct ESN coding to ensure a correct reporting and to derive an appropriate commodity strategy 

4. (Sub)Commodity strategies and Pooling strategies Define/ adapt and implement (Sub)Commodity and Pooling strategies (based on conducted demand, market and supplier analyses) within area of responsibility; evaluate and document in relevant Commodity Strategy IT-systems and update regularly; communicate the strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials and strategic Global Value Sourcing. Support superior Pooling functions (e.g. PuC) 5. Negotiations/Contracts. Define and implement negotiation concepts and strategies to maximize savings. Negotiate frame contracts; define core assortment; document frame contracts in relevant Supplier Management IT-systems

 6. Commodity Team Coordinate and manage a virtual/disciplinary team globally to achieve optimum conditions and savings through collaborative, targeted activities and to increase profit from global and cross-divisional or divisional sourcing 

7. e-Procurement Foster usage of eProcurement tools (eRfX, eAuction/ eBidding); ensure that contract structures are transferable in eCatalogues (applicable esp. for Indirect Material) to improve the Procurement process and efficiency 

8. Knowledge management Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants up to date 

9. Risk and opportunity management Identify particular procurement risks, opportunities and market forces to avoid potential damage/ exploit potential opportunities through tailored risk management and change management 

10. Supplier Management Perform Supplier Management: Supplier selection, incl. documentation and communication of FPL suppliers, regular supplier and strategic evaluations, supplier qualification and supplier development to obtain and develop the best suppliers and to ensure an optimum supply chain.


Dimensions / KPIs: Responsibility for Commodity team (e.g. Buyers or Commodity Managers) in the area of respective pooled material. PVO and CNI of respective Commodity, based on material/ ESN scope. Savings with EBIT impact in the range of X% to X% of total volume , being X million to X million EUR.


Internal / External Contacts: Category Managers Commodity Management and Commodity Engineering Heads SCM Regional Areas; SCM Teams/Department Heads, Business Procurement Heads Specialists SCM, Buyers, Cross-functional partners (e.g. Finance, Quality etc.); Internal Consultants External: Suppliers, Other: tbd.


Use your skills to move the world forward

You should have minimum experience of 10 years with bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or electronics along with experience in strategic purchasing, bid management or project management.

Technically highly complex capital goods projects (e.g. plant construction or railway technology).

You are also characterized by practice in working together in intercultural and interdisciplinary teams.

You must have knowledge of the digital acquisition and processing of complex data and the automated transfer to a widely usable information base (e.g. "Dashboard").

Good Communication Skills.

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens

This role  You’ll  get to visit other locations in India and beyond, so you’ll need to go where this journey takes you. In return, you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries – and the shape of things to come.


We’re Siemens. A collection of over 379,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality, and we encourage applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and inspiration and help us shape tomorrow.


Find out more about mobility at: https://new.siemens.com/global/en/products/mobility.html and about Siemens careers at: www.siemens.com/careers


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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