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Company: Siemens Energy
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

A Snapshot of Your Day We're looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join our Industrial Applications Business Unit as a Buyer - Tactical Procurement and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow.

Reporting to the Regional Purchasing Manager and working within the Aero-derivative Business Unit as one of our successful Buyers, your role is to deliver key elements of the purchasing process, communicating with key internal customers and coordinating joint activities with external suppliers.
How You'll Make an Impact
Ensure robust and optimized supply chains are in place to deliver outstanding performance and competitive advantage to our business stakeholders. Provide strategic sourcing, supplier management, and standardization. Create vendor schedules in SAP and perform ongoing maintenance, including checking that issue numbers are correct on the schedule.
Negotiate prices, lead times, and determine the source, and terms of agreement. Convert purchase requisitions into purchase orders.
Manage PIR's within SAP and if not valid will re-validated
Release the purchase order in accordance with the purchasing guidelines and authorization limits once purchase support has created the purchase order. Sending out requests for quotes (RFQ) to suppliers within the approved supplier list.
Resolve invoice/commercial queries with the suppliers
General ad-hoc support and input into Siemens key initiatives e.g., Supplier Evaluation System, e-procurement tools, Approved Supplier Database, KPIs, Balanced Scorecard and World Class Purchasing measures.

What You Bring
High School Diploma required, associate's or bachelor's degree preferred.
5+ years of buying experience within the procurement function is required.
Proven experience with RFQ's, Purchase orders & invoicing is a must. Must have proficient Microsoft Excel experience. Experience managing multiple supplier relationships. Knowledge and familiarity with procurement operational management covering procurement steps and understanding of Procurement guidance, controls & Quality Processes
Good working knowledge and experience of SAP / an ERP system is preferred. Experience of EFRX or similar e-procurement systems is desired. Ability to work in a complex, fast changing global organizational environment. Customer interface and negotiation experience is a must.
Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.
As a federal contractor, Siemens Energy continues to monitor federal and state legal guidelines regarding the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. -Siemens Energy is pausing its mandatory vaccine policy while the issue is addressed by the courts. SEI will monitor the situation closely and may reimplement its policy if required to comply with federal law. -Should the vaccine policy be reimplemented, this position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious accommodation.

About the Team
In our - Business Unit Industrial Applications, -we offer comprehensive digital portfolio solutions in the oil and gas sector and other process industries comprising rotating equipment, electrification, and solutions for Subsea business.
What's it like to work at Siemens Energy?

Who is Siemens Energy?
At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we're also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity
Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character - no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.

Career growth and development opportunities
Supportive work culture
Company paid Health and wellness benefits
Paid Time Off and paid holidays
401K savings plan with company match
Family building benefits
Parental leave

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