Buyer - Manufacturing

Job Description

Siemens Industry is looking for a Buyer for our Grand Prairie, TX factory located in the heart of the DFW Metroplex. Our growing facility has over 650 employees that produce high-quality, engineered and make-to-order circuit breakers.

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. The Grand Prairie factory is focused on ensuring that zero harm is done to our employees and zero defects are created in our processes. We utilize lean principles and digital factory technology to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-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:
- Manages the supply chain & provides a prime focal point for supplier communication
- Generates Purchase Orders (SAP) in assigned queue in accordance with required strategies based on requirements and obtains order acknowledgement
- Identifies, reports and manages potential problems and proactively addresses material shortages before production schedule is impacted
- Manages supplier On Time Delivery (OTD) metric
- Prepares and manages supplier key performance indicators (KPIs)
- Obtains information from suppliers in order to complete supplier setup in MRP (SAP)
- Familiarity with the various Siemens Procurement tools (SAP, P2P, IOL, GMDM, SCMStar, etc)
- Issues Purchase Orders for Capital equipment in oneSRM
- Participates in the Supplier Qualification Process for new suppliers of key major components
- Prepares and conducts negotiations as required for issuing Purchase Orders and seeks price reductions for YOY spend
- Coordinates with Engineering, Supplier Quality and Manufacturing as required
- Ensures compliance with SIEMENS buying guidelines
- Understands Siemens T&C’s, contracts and project deliverables and enacts plans for meeting goals
- Supports Quality Engineering to drive communication and resolution of Supplier Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs)
- Performs Supplier Evaluations and Supplier Development Plans for assigned commodities, including establishing Supplier Score Cards
- Supports resolution of GR/IR issues and other exceptions to established rules
- Supports and helps define commodity strategies for assigned purchasing spend

What you will need:
1. Bachelor's degree in business or engineering related field
2. Minimum of 2 years supply chain buying or planning experience
3. Strong written and oral communication skills
4. Proficient in Microsoft Office, with excellent Excel skills
5. Experience with SAP or similar ERP system
6. Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
7. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
8. Ability to draw information from various sources, analyze, and provide a recommendation
9. Ability to be flexible with work schedule when needed and have the discipline to work onsite as well as from home

What will set you ahead of the pack:
2. Strong SAP knowledge

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!
• Excellent health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, life insurance and PTO.
• Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
• Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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