Regional Commodity Manager-Alu casting and Machined Parts

About the Role

Shanghai Shi
Grid Technologies
Business Unit
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

Regional Commodity Manager – Alu casting and Machined Parts


Job Family: Procurement

Location: Shanghai, 500 Dalian Road 上海杨浦区大连路500

Division: Grid Technologies

Mode of employment: Full time only

Looking for New opportunities in Grid Technologies business of Siemens Energy? We have got you covered. We are looking for individuals like you who will help us drive the global procurement activities!

What are my responsibilities?

  • Organize and drive global sourcing projects that are jointly defined with Global Commodity Manager and global locations to increase the PVO from China.
  • Contributing to global material strategies and execution of those regionally in China.
  • Reduce costs at suppliers through effective utilization of procurement levers (e.g. negotiation, cost transparency, e-sourcing, cost value engineering)
  • Manage and track capacity utilization at suppliers as well as development status of new products
  • Support best-in-class Supply Chain Management processes in order to secure productivity, assets, quality, delivery reliability and innovation, including customer concern, contract- and claim management
  • Support with critical issues, expediting and on-site tracking of progress of deliveries at suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries
  • Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data, supply market intelligence, commercial & technical trends, benchmarks) to keep all stakeholders up to date and maintain regular contact with relevant interfaces
  • Ensure data transparency and report relevant procurement KPI (e.g. CNI, eAuctions, Supply Base Optimization, GVS share) in assigned commodities to ensure business planning and target achievement and to make results visible
  • Manage and develop Indian supplier base in commercial issues, supplier qualification, development and overall relationship management
  • Contribute to sourcing decisions under consideration of total costs

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Bachelor or above degree, engineering major is preferred
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a global environment within the areas of strategic procurement or supply chain management
  • Experienced with Alu casting and machining parts procurement activities
  • You are an experienced negotiator with a proven track record and strong analytical skills
  • Proofed ability to align with business partners and objectives as well as collaborate cross-functionally
  • Fluent in English and mandarin communication
  • Willing to accept 20~30% business travel