Procurement Specialist


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Houston, TX - Metro - (USA) 10235 West Little York Road Suite 159 TX Houston , TX 77040 Phone : 713-386-1416



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Auto Invoice Type Time & Expense Sheets Procurement professional looking for a new challenge? Our site in Houston is on the lookout for a Procurement Specialist who will focus on managing key Procurement projects, leading sourcing activities from start to end, and develop and implement best-in-class solutions for the business. Your profile ? Significant experience in complex sourcing activities in line with a long-term supply chain goals ? Excellent Commercial, Contractual, and Project Management acumen ? Previous experience ideally within a manufacturing / engineering setting ? Knowledge of working with a global supplier base ? Used to working in a matrix environment ? Outstanding communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills ? Able to work with minimum supervision ? Outstanding Excel skills ? Experience in Continuous Improvement methodologies including Lean & 6 Sigma Your responsibilities ? Your portfolio will be primarily focused on aerospace and industrial type components. ? Lead sourcing actives and negotiations for medium / high value critical Purchasing activity to optimize cost opportunities and contract coverage ? To develop and deploy tailored supply chain strategies for the business unit driving long-term improvements in Quality, Cost and Delivery performance ? Support internal Procurement transformations programmers ? Co-ordinate and interface with global Supply Chain Management counterparts, Global senior stakeholders and other Procurement organizations within Siemens ? Undertake major contractual and price negotiations with exiting key suppliers ? Develop and foster mutually beneficial relationships with new suppliers, including risk-sharing partnerships where applicable enabling access to supplier technology and expertise ? Make sourcing recommendations at BU and Siemens Energy Global Sourcing Board levels ? Report on plans, activities and results to direct and functional managers ? Ensure a close cooperation with Internal Customers to ensure customer care and early involvement ? Assess Supplier and portfolio risks and align the strategic objectives to mitigate the business exposure