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2018-02-132018-03-15

Procurement Specialist

Siemens
Orlando, FL
**Procurement Specialist**







Locations:Orlando, Florida







Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Power Generation Services



**Business Unit:** Power and Gas



**Requisition Number:** 221936



**Primary Location:** United States-Florida-Orlando



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



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



**Travel Required:** 10%







**Division Description:**







Siemens is the leading service partner for ensuring high reliability and optimal performance of rotating power equipment within the utility, oil & gas, and industrial processing industries worldwide as well as for wind turbines. Siemens extensive national network of service technicians is able to quickly and comprehensively offer expert service to maximize the lifecycle of power generation equipment, helping to ensure reliability and prevent downtime.



For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/power-generation-services.htm







**Job Description:**







Procurement Specialist







Overview:







The Procurement Specialist develops very complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users. They also resolve very complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices. The Procurement Specialist develops project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases. They also negotiate prices, terms and quality requirements; develops requests for quotes and develops new supply sources; evaluates market conditions. They guide value analysis to identify cost improvements, develops cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, alternative sourcing and vendor evaluation criteria. Independently performs advanced areas of work for the professional field. They apply advanced skills to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently. The Procurement Specialist displays a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or cross functional problems.







Responsibilities:







You will oversee full responsibility and management of all Purchase Orders issued which includes the procurement of quotations from the supply base, timely issuance of a correct Purchase Order with details confirming the scope and timeline of the order



You will proactively manage all orders to ensure on-time delivery and timely communication and provide escalation with internal and external customers in the event there is a slip in the date or change in scope



You will manage and drive to resolution any technical clarifications on behalf of the supplier, if needed



You will manage and drive to resolution any invoicing issues and support the supplier, if needed.



You will monitor all open orders with suppliers to address any concerns or slippages



You will provide full analysis of quotations received and negotiate with supply base to ensure best cost and quote from multiple sources which should be obtained whenever possible.



You will have the ability to work independently in an highly organized, accurate, disciplined manner



You will demonstrate good ownership culture mindset



You will monitor supply base and engage with and understand current issues / challenges



You will possess full knowledge and effective usage of all tools available: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Circuit (previously live meeting), ASD and Click4S databases, our internal Siemens software, SAP, EZSuite for Invoicing and supplier approval, knowledge of Siemens processes as they pertain to procurement



You will possess outstanding communication skills verbal and written with the ability to adjust appropriately between supplier / customer / executive management (high level view vs. detailed)







Requirements:







Bachelors Degree required



8 10 years of direct experience with procurement and supply chain management



Expert knowledge of SAP



Keen negotiating skills



Superb communication skills both written and verbal



Experience with global customer base required







Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.







Preferences:







Masters Degree preferred



Experience with Fiori, Tableau, and GTRN systems



Knowledge of Hot Gas Path parts



Knowledge of Gas Turbine parts







**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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