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Siemens Buying Professional - Heber Springs, AR in Heber Springs, Arkansas

Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Supply Chain Logistics

Req ID: 423209

Buying Professional

Here at Siemens, we take pride in enabling sustainable progress through technology. We do this through empowering customers by combining the real and digital worlds. Improving how we live, work, and move today and for the next generation! We know that the only way a business thrive is if our people are thriving. That’s why we always put our people first. Our global, diverse team would be happy to support you and challenge you to grow in new ways. Who knows where our shared journey will take you?

We are looking for a Buying Professional for our Heber Springs, Arkansas location, a manufacturing and distribution facility primarily focused on medium-voltage overhead outdoor power distribution products and solutions. Outdoor products are essential components of medium-voltage distribution grids. Siemens' comprehensive outdoor portfolio of switching devices is designed for a wide variety of applications and climatic conditions. Type-tested reliability as well as long electrical life and mechanical robustness help to minimize operation costs while increasing resiliency of medium-voltage smart grids. Solutions for wildfire mitigation available on select products.

Position Overview:

Supports business in semi-complex buying strategies and activities to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of material and services; plans and expedites as needed and serves as liaison between manufacturing and vendors.


  • Manage the supply chain & provide a prime focal point to suppliers.

  • Generates Purchase Orders (SAP) in assigned queue in accordance with required strategies based on the requisition and obtains order acknowledgement.

  • Identify, report, and manage potential problems and proactively address material shortages before impacting production.

  • Manages supplier On Time Delivery (OTD)

  • Prepare and manage supplier key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Obtain information from suppliers in order to complete supplier setups.

  • Familiarity with the various Siemens Procurement tools (SAP, NexGen, IOL, GMDM, SCMStar, etc)

  • Issues POs for Capital equipment in oneSRM

  • Participates in the Supplier Qualification Process for new suppliers of key major components

  • Prepares and conducts negotiations as required for issuing Purchase Orders and seeks price reductions for YOY spend.

  • Coordinates with Engineering, Supplier Quality and manufacturing as required

  • Ensures compliance with SIEMENS buying guidelines.

  • Understand Siemens T&C’s, contract and project deliverables and enact plans for meeting goals.

  • Leads Supplier Non-Conformances (NCRs) with the Supplier Quality Manager and Engineering to insure no impact on production floor.

  • Performs Supplier Evaluations and Supplier Development Plans for the assigned commodities, including establishing supplier score cards.

  • Support resolutions of GR/IR issues and other exceptions to established rules

  • Support and help define commodity strategies for assigned purchasing spend.

You’ll win us over by having the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in supply chain, business or technical curriculum

  • A minimum of 2-5 years of experience

  • Strong written and oral communication in English language

  • Highly skilled with Microsoft office products (Power Point, Word and Advance Excel)

  • Must be customer focused and a collaborative team player

  • Ability to assess priorities, demonstrate flexibility and understand sense of urgency

  • Self-motivated, demonstrate problem solving abilities, continuous improvement, and decision-making skills.

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States on a continual and permanent basis without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Green or Black Belt Lean Six Sigma certification.

  • Experience and Knowledge of castings, fasteners, sheet metal, commodity metals and various electrical components is desired.

You’ll benefit from:

  • Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to our employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here:

  • The pay range for this position is $53,000 - $90,900. The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications and premium geographic location.

Create a better #TomorrowWithUs

About Siemens:

We are a global technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to sustainable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, we create technology with purpose adding real value for customers.

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a leading technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers. By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, helping them to transform the everyday for billions of people. Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, a globally leading medical technology provider shaping the future of healthcare. In fiscal 2023, which ended on September 30, 2023, the Siemens Group USA generated revenue of $19.9 billion and employs approximately 45,000 people serving customers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

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We value your unique identity and perspective. We are fully committed to providing equitable opportunities and building a workplace that reflects the diversity of society. Come bring your authentic self and create a better tomorrow with us. Learn more about our commitment to DEI here ( .

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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 unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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