14 days old
2017-12-022018-01-05

Cost & Value Engineer - Supply Chain Management

Siemens
Sacramento, CA
**Cost & Value Engineer - Supply Chain Management**







Locations:Sacramento, California







Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Global Services



**Business Unit:** Supply Chain Management



**Requisition Number:** 218617



**Primary Location:** United States-California-Sacramento



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree



**Travel Required:** 15%







**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 nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services. Our support functions are split into two organizations, Corporate Core and Corporate Services. These organizations provide essential services to better enable responsible and profitable growth. For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/







**Job Description:**







**Position Overview:**







Cost and Value Engineering (CVE) contributes to increase the competitiveness and profitability of our products and solutions by implementing the Cost and Value Engineering levers (Cost Analysis and Optimization, Design to Value, Modularization and Standardization, Supplier Productivity Improvements, and Target Pricing/Target Costing.) in collaboration with our partners from the product management, project management, research & development, procurement, quality assurance, and production functions. This role will report into the Head of Procurement for Mobility Division U.S.







To learn more about the career of an CVE at Siemens please use the below link







https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeoPMPaJFRk







**Responsibilities**







+ Drive the strategic anchoring of the Cost and Value Engineering function in Siemens Mobility U.S. business entities in a joint approach with our global counterparts.



+ Support MO Division and Business Units with the management and implementation of Cost and Value Engineering projects to achieve tangible business impact.



+ Develop expertise, methods, tools, and training to facilitate knowledge building in our global expert network.



+ Perform bottom-up cost calculations to identify cost drivers in mechanical and electrical systems, subsystems, and components. Develop action plans to reduce product costs accordingly.



+ Drive realization of savings potentials in a cross functional environment incorporating engineering, manufacturing, quality management, sales and marketing, or other resources and functions as needed.



+ Identify upcoming design and sourcing opportunities for savings potentials.



+ Ensure early involvement in projects, product design, and service business activities.



+ Facilitate and support Business Units in implementing their business plans for the cost, availability, and quality of their mechanical and electrical systems, subsystems, and components.



+ Communicate and ensure adherence to corporate and Division policies and procedures.



+ Promote positive change within the organization.







**REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPEREINCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:**







+ Bachelors degree



+ 6 - 8 years of progressive and relevant experience in Strategic Procurement, Global Supply Chain Management, Commodity Management, Engineering or Production. Preferred within a large corporation.



+ Self-driven, pioneering approach to change management within an organization. Track record of successful implementation of innovative process improvements.



+ Knowledge about raw materials and manufactured components markets and suppliers in the U.S.



+ Proven team leadership skills exhibited through successful definition, planning, and implementation of complex projects.



+ Demonstrated project management and organizational skills, driving cross-functional teams to achieve results including implementation and controlling of cost reduction and value adding measures.



+ Demonstrated negotiation skills with suppliers for price negotiations, frame agreements as well as strategic collaborative programs.



+ Proven advanced knowledge of domestic and international commercial law and commercial finances.



+ Strong written and verbal communication skills for reporting and influencing of internal and external resources at all organizational levels.



+ Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and corporate procurement databases.



+ Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally. Flexibility and willingness for domestic and international travel as required for the position ~20% possible.







**PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:**







+ Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering accompanied with Economics / Business Administration skills.



+ Dedicated professional experience in operating within mechanical / electrical product development, systems engineering, or production engineering functions as well as in the management of cross-functional multi-national projects. Consulting experience is an advantage.



+ Capable of finding the best cost-and-value architecture for our components, subsystems, systems, and solutions.



+ Demonstrated ability to drive projects to full implementation in collaboration with cross-functional partners.



+ A demonstrated sense for identifying and addressing the challenges within the business environment, for managing the expectation of project partners, and for having the ambition to find and implement pragmatic and sustainable solutions.



+ A desire for and enjoyment of coaching, providing support, and sharing personal expertise with others.



+ Language requirements: Fluent in English. Knowledge of Spanish, French, and/or German is a plus







**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.







**EEO is the Law**



Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .







**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

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