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Senior Procurement Specialist -Hybrid

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity. We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work. Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • 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.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2022 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2022.

What will you do?

  • Responsible for all designated business units third party spend activities
  • Controls and monitors all procurement activities in projects
  • Implementing procurement strategies targeting maximum contribution to the operating result
  • Identifies appropriate procurement strategies from a set of standard accepted business unit and company strategies and implements the strategies to achieve cost and customer satisfaction goals of system and service projects
  • Identify market and project specific risks and opportunities throughout the project procurement phase
  • Recommends specific actions to mitigate risks or capitalize on opportunities through tailored risk management e.g., contractual framework in consultation with project management and customer
  • Establishes proper sourcing processes and identifies all procurement resources and activities to achieve optimal cost Procurement plan target-costing and meet requirements relating to deadlines and quality
  • Guarantees the observance of the procurement processes described and optimizing deployment of resources
  • Analyzes customer contracts and agreements including risk analysis and recommends negotiating strategies and tactics in preparation for negotiations with suppliers back-to-back where appropriate
  • Leads contract and price negotiations and/or supports Commodity Managers responsible for particular material fields to secure project cost targets with best available terms and conditions
  • Defines measurements for controlling and compiling all relevant project cost information to submit qualified reports e.g. for the project team procurement management team including analysis of variances and actual or missed cost savings
  • Assures compliance with all company purchase order requisition receiving and invoice policies and procedures
  • Train business unit team members on procurement policies and procedures to ensure departmental and related business goals
  • Provides support to national procurement

What will you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor’s degree Business or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum 7 years of related Procurement experience.
  • Procurement or Supply Management Certification from a recognized association is a plus.
  • Fluent Bilingual in both English and French is a strong asst
  • Requires strong verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals with differing knowledge levels
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix multi-dimensional business environment

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Active across Canada, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape Canada’s passenger rail services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.

Making a difference together we raised $385,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 38 non-profit organizations and planted 660 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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Siemens s’engage à créer un environnement diversifié et est fière d’être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi. Sur demande, Siemens Canada prendra des mesures d’accommodement raisonnables pour les personnes handicapées, dans le but de soutenir la participation des candidats dans tous les aspects du processus de recrutement. Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en considération pour ce poste.

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