Order Management Planner

Job Description

We’re Siemens Mobility! We’re a leading global provider of short-distance, regional and long-distance rolling stock, as well as product and system solutions for passenger and freight transport. We ensure that passengers are transported in a safe and comfortable environment while also meeting economic and environmental requirements. Our products are future-oriented and enable cost-effective operations while reducing environmental impact and conserving resources. We are super excited to add a Planner to our Order Management team in beautiful and affordable Sacramento, California to ensure on time delivery of open purchase orders to support production demand.

                                                         We offer your Growth, Opportunity, and Challenge!


What you will be doing:

Ensure continuous supply of required and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations.

Lead purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, sourcing and engineering departments to solve complicated material supply issues.

Take ownership for PO dates in ERP and maintain system accuracy.

Partner with Materials Program Managers, Project Managers, and quality for un-interrupted delivery of parts for production.

Review open order messages weekly and review with suppliers for accuracy.

Ensure availability of shipping reports from key suppliers, request air freight when necessary, and monitor the inbound tracking of critical supply.

Proactively manage suppliers where delivery dates are at risk by escalating within the supplier organization to identify and evaluate opportunities to improve deliveries.

Provide various reports and metrics to monitor demand / supply / performance and own the supplier OTD metric.

Drive problem analysis and corrective action from scorecard and metrics reporting. Initiate improvement activities to streamline business processes for procurement function and drive the documentation and implementation of enhanced business processes.

Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues.

Co-ordinate and transact RTVs as required, returns to vendor for credit or repair.

Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures.

Interpret internal / external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes or services.

Analyze and interpret KPIs to identify areas for improvement and action plans.

Provide clear and concise data analysis (report or presentation) to support supply-chain decisions

What you will need to be successful in this role:

3-5 years of experience in procurement / SCM in a manufacturing environment.

Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline - business, commercial, manufacturing, or engineering degree

Proficient in SAP ERP.

Proficient MS Excel skills. Well versed other MS Office products (Word, PP & Outlook).

Experience in an engineer-to-order manufacturing environment.

Strong negotiating skills.

We would be impressed if you had:

Strong technical knowledge and understanding of procurement, inventory control, and process control.

Results-orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines

Tenacious and assertive driver who escalates in supplier organization as well as internally

Ability to understand, evaluate & monitor supplier capacity

Analytical, numerically astute with proven problem-solving abilities

Strong written & oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Highly skilled at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers

Ability to lead others to solve complex problems and use sophisticated analytical thinking to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions

Master’s Degree 

Why Siemens Mobility?

We are # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List

Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HSA, Commuter Benefits

Vacation & Time Off: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Personal / Sick Days, Maternity/Paternity Leave

 Financial & Retirement: Savings Plan, Performance Bonus for Key Roles, Merit Increases, Relocation 

Professional Development: Tuition Reimbursement, Promote from Within, Mentor Program, Access to Online Courses, Lunch & Learns

Office Life: Flexible Work Hours, Remote Work Opportunities, Diversity & Inclusion Program


Our Values

We stay at the forefront of the rail industry. We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work.

We are optimistic about change and the possibilities it brings: We welcome programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world.

We value our people, and we support their growth and development: Our people are at the center of our work, and we support their development by finding their level of potential development through problem-solving and in collaboration with peers.

We mean what we say, and we commit to our promises: We follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity

We do more with less: We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people.

We are principles-based, not rules-based: We make decisions based on what we believe is best for our people and the communities we serve as opposed to adhering to a prescriptive set of immovable practices.

We value diversity and strive to be inclusive in our work, both for our customer and our team members: We believe in the importance of investing in employees in alignment with our values and honoring every individual story and unique path. 


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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