Purchasing Operator, Buyer – SAP - Flexible location

Job Description

Do you want to be a part of a team who is leading the way with electrification in Oil & Gas, Mining, Power Generation and other critical industries by providing a wide range of Drives, Motors and end to end Service across a wide range of customers and applications ? Our Siemens Large Drive Applications business is looking for a multi-faceted Tactical Buyer / Purchasing Operator with a wide range of experience in Purchasing for multiple portfolios across a diverse range of domestic and international suppliers.

  • Acquiring quotations from Third Party and Siemens vendors
  • Review Purchase requisition for completeness and accuracy
  • PO Creations & PO related services for multiple segments of Siemens Large Drives Applications
  • Delivery follow ups and PO confirmation with Supplier
  • Collaborate closely with Siemens customs and IMEX teams to clear international shipments
  • Support the business unit with Purchasing KPIs
  • Supervise PO status reports and work to resolve to discrepancies
  • Support invoice processing via Purchasing tools like Nextgen
  • Support Purchasing Master Data efforts like new vendor and material master creation
  • Lead Purchase order dates, vendor confirmations & goods receipts
  • Assist Divisional Buyers with relevant queries and accommodate critical deliveries with controls and Database maintenance & understanding of criticalities of Siemens LDA requirements
  • Consistent performance on processing activity per detailed policies
  • Work together with the GBS cross functional teams to expedite resolutions
  • Identify Value adds with business and improvements in performance.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Tactical Buying roles
  • Strong understanding of SCM P2P cycle, Proficiency & experience in ERP– SAP
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (Written and Verbal) skills a must.
  • Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Self Determination, Initiative, Learning, Communication Skills, Network Built on Trust, Teammate, Customer Focus, Professional Ethics, Siemens Value)
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • SIEMENS supply chain experience
  • Understanding of Siemens Large Drive Application portfolio
  • German as a second language is a plus
While you’ll love working at Siemens

Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications

Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment

Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)

Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays

Career development opportunities  Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

Paid parental leave

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision and dental benefits.



Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

California Privacy Notice
California residents have the right to receive additional notices about their personal information. To learn more, click here.

Can't find what you are looking for?

Let's stay connected

Can't find what you are looking for?