Regional Commodity Manager

Siemens Corporation Plano , TX 75023

Posted 2 months ago

Division: Digital Factory

Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM

Requisition Number: 231766

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Plano

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.

For more information, please visit:

https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/digital-factory.html

Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Position Overview

Global responsibility for Siemens PLM's purchasing volume in the Marcom / Events commodities. Organization, controlling and steering of all strategic procurement and demand pooling activities in cross-functional teams with the objective of establishing best value and / or lowest TCO for given requirements. Development of a competitive supply base jointly with key internal clients.

Responsibilities

  • Manage assigned commodities and ensure effective cross-functional alignment globally

  • Establish spend transparency and long-range requirements forecasting in order to develop effective commodity strategies

  • Define and execute procurement and pooling strategies in order to leverage Siemens PLM's entire spend and Siemens' SCM Network in the assigned commodities

  • Define, implement and execute negotiation and contracting strategies to reach the targeted contractual relationships based on internal client requirements

  • Manage virtual teams consisting of procurement and cross-functional resources in order to effectively organize strategic procurement activities for global and local/regional sourcing projects

  • Promote the use of commodity- or industry-specific e-procurement tools or applications

  • Identify risks and opportunities related to current or future requirements in the assigned commodities and initiate related action plans with the relevant internal client where appropriate

  • Coordinate and guide supplier management activities including supplier qualification, selection, evaluation, and development activities based on procurement strategy and internal clients' requirements

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree required (preferably in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management),

  • 5+ years experience in Strategic Procurement leadership or Commodity Management roles for Marcom / Events commodities

  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and multi-year experience in the sourcing, negotiations, and contracting process for mid-size to large events

  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and multi-year experience in the sourcing, negotiations, and contracting process for MarCom-related goods and services

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership skills to guide cross-functional team members in virtual team settings

  • Required travel 15-20%

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Masters Degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management

  • CPSM certification (ISM) and / or CSEP, CMP, CQEP or equivalent

  • 5+ years experience in event planner / coordinator roles for mid-size to large events

  • Preferred knowledge, skills, or expertise

  • 5+ years experience in different roles in the Siemens SCM Network

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Regional Commodity Manager

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