Project Materials Buyer: 12 mth FTC in Ashby de la Zouch, GB-YOR, United Kingdom

An opportunity exists due to maternity cover within Siemens Rail Automation to recruit an experienced Project Buyer to be located in our York Project office. This role will be responsible for the procurement of Project Materials predominately of railway materials and you will continually seek to improve efficiency through the development of best practice procurement techniques. The Buyer will report to the Head of Project Procurement, North and training will be give but a good background in Materials Buying is needed. 

What are my responsibilities?

  • As the Supply Chain representative in the York office you will help to promote the presence of Supply Chain in the office and be part of a small regional team for all purchasing requirements.
  • Responsible for the day to day ordering and expediting.
  • Responsible for obtaining quotations from suppliers where framework agreements are not in place.
  • To work closely with the regional Material Interface Engineer (MIE)
  • To obtain from the project, planning & bill of materials information.
  • Engagement with key stakeholders is key to the role.
  • Ensure early and continuous integration of the Purchasing function into the project.
  • Ensuring that the client approved materials/parts are delivered within time, to budget, and to specification.
  • Supporting Project Managers to develop and manage project delivery plans.
  • Assist Bids & Tendering department in client bid preparation and with support during client negotiations.
  • Ensure that timely communication of all internal reports is met.
  • Fully participate in all relevant Siemens Supply Chain Management training & process activities.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Previous experience of working in a procurement role, ideally rail or a similar industry/enviroment. 
  • CIPS qualified or in the process of studying would also be an advantage. 
  • SAP or Oracle experience is ideal. 
  • A working knowledge of ERP is needed
  • Good interpersonal, collaboration and persuasion skills.
  • Good numerate and Microsoft IT skills.
  • Commercially minded and able to communicate at all levels.
  • Proactive approach & positive outlook.
  • Delivery focused.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and part of a team & under time pressure.
  • Good communication skills written & oral (essential)

The Siemens Mobility Division with approximately 3,500 employees, focuses on sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offering includes products, systems and solutions for intelligent traffic management, rail-bound transportation, smart grids, energy efficient buildings, and safety and security. The Division comprises the divisions Rail Systems, Rail Automation, Traffic Solutions, and Rail Electrification.

Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company, has been active in the United Kingdom for over 170 years. We provide innovative solutions to help tackle the UKs major challenges, across the key sectors of energy, industry, infrastructure & cities and healthcare. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 12 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

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Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UKs major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last years revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are appointed in to this role you will receive standard Siemens terms, conditions and benefits.

 

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