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Siemens Buyer Planner in Sacramento, California

Position Overview

Siemens Mobility Inc., Rolling Stock Division produces light rail vehicles, electric and diesel locomotives, and passenger coaches. Planner / Supplier Order Management Specialist is a key member of the Order Management team and manages the critical and complex suppliers to ensure on time delivery of open purchase orders to support production demand.


  • Ensurecontinuous supply of required materials and communicate any supply problemswhich may pose a risk or impact on business operations

  • Analyzepurchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion

  • CreatePurchase Orders in SAP

  • Escalatethe approval process for urgent order placement

  • ReviewQuality Notification reports daily

  • Contactsuppliers to resolve Non-Conformances, price, delivery or invoice issues

  • Communicatewith various departments to resolve Non-conformances

  • Leadpurchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, sourcing and engineeringdepartments to solve complicated material supply issues

  • Ensurecompliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures.

  • Interpretinternal / external business challenges and recommend best practices to improveproducts, processes or services

RequiredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Associatedegree in a related discipline – business, manufacturing, or engineering degreeis preferred

  • Proficientin SAP

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

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum 2years of experience in procurement / SCM in a manufacturing environment

  • Strongtechnical knowledge and understanding of procurement, inventory control, andprocess control.

  • Results-orientatedwith the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines

  • Tenaciousand assertive driver who escalates in supplier organization as well asinternally

  • Abilityto understand, evaluate & monitor supplier capacity

  • Analytical,numerically astute with proven problem solving abilities

  • Strongwritten & oral communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Highlyskilled at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships withkey stakeholders and suppliers

  • Abilityto lead others to solve complex problems and use sophisticated analyticalthinking to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions

  • Keenattention to detail and accuracy

  • ISO9000 experience. TS16949 and AS9100 a plus


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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