Siemens Commodity Management Professional in Sacramento, California

Commodity Management Professional

Locations:Sacramento, California

Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

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Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Country Division Controller

Requisition Number: 234806

Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 35%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

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Position Overview

As the Commodity Management Professional for Siemens Mobility you will serve as the primary procurement contact between local management, requisitioners and the supplychain management organization.


  • Responsible regionally and cross-divisional for the purchasing volume of the commodities Promotional Items and Print Services

  • Coordinate and lead focus team regionally to achieve optimum conditions and savings through collaborative, targeted activities, local or regional cross-divisional sourcing

  • Ensure purchasing volume transparency locally and regionally by, amongst others, correct commodity code coding to ensure true reporting of facts and to derive an appropriate commodity strategy

  • Define/adapt and implement commodity and pooling strategies (based on conducted demand, market and supplier analyses); communicate the strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of material and services

  • Define and implement negotiations concepts and strategies to maximize value contribution and financial benefits; negotiate frame agreements with preferred suppliers; define core assortments; communicate and document frame agreements in relevant Supplier Management IT-systems

  • Active stakeholder management across the businesses, locally and regionally

  • Identify particular procurement risks, opportunities and market forces to avoid potential damage / exploit potential opportunities through tailored risk and change management

  • Perform supplier management: supplier selection, incl. documentation and communication of preferred suppliers, regular performance and strategic evaluations of suppliers, supplier qualification and supplier development to obtain and development best suppliers and to ensure an optimum supply chain

  • Strategically develop and implement the digitalization roadmap of the category Services & Goods by driving or supporting the digitalization activities across the commodities (e.g. market platforms, enhanced applications, process automation)

  • Identify and driving of disruptive solutions and technology to influence the market as well as to implement new or modified market and/or sourcing standards

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree required in Business Administration and/or IT related program.

  • 5+ years of experience from a Sr. Buyer to a Commodity Manager with an internationally matrix organization

  • Solid knowledge in Supply Chain Management, Strategic Sourcing, Commodity Management, Procurement Market Analysis (PMA), and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

  • Proven expertise in designing negotiation strategies and executing negotiations successfully

  • Ability to present specific content comprehensively and understandably according to respective target group (senior and top management)

  • Effectively utilize collaboration and communication skills to gain acceptance of ideas and commitment to strategies and change management

· Solid knowledge of disruptive technologies in digitalization (e.g. AI, RPA, etc.)

  • Solid experiences of Project Management Methods

· Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite

  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

· Foreign languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese)

· Solid experience in advanced negotiations (e.g. eAuction)

· Software/Application experiences (Oracle, SAP, etc.)

· International and inter-cultural professional experiences


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, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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