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Job Title   Buyer/Planner
Contact   Kristie Bane
Company   Siemens
    1000 Deerfield Parkway,
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone   847.502.0927
Fax   847.502.0927
Submit Date   Monday, September 11, 2017
Post Date   Monday, September 11, 2017
Company Information   Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services. The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services. For more information, please visit: This job can be found at:
Job Duties   Position Overview: The Buyer / Planner performs the monitoring of semi-complex materials through the production cycle, participates in buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users, getting prior approval for purchases in excess of established limits. Resolves semi-complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases, vendor invoices and production planning issues. Participates in updating production/tactical souring plans; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases. Completes and maintains reports; analyzes supplier capability; make/buy studies and cost analyses. Implements short and long-range inventory and logistics strategies using Siemens Production System (SPS) methodology. Initiates sourcing model ideas with suppliers and executes to achieve savings for the company. Responsibilities The Buyer / Planner Iosition will be responsible for the Tactical Sourcing and Production Planning of Fire and Comfort products. Detailed top to bottom materials requirements planning for all manufactured components is the primary role for this position. Included in this top to bottom plan is the on-going management of the short and long term manufacturing capacity plan. You must be able to collaborate across functional areas that include Strategic Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality and Logistics Distribution. Responsible for maximizing service levels while achieving inventory targets. Buyer/Planner I will participate on high visibility teams that will require accurate and timely data analysis and the ability to meet project deadlines. You will complete and maintain various delivery and inventory reports, manage Engineering Change Orders (ECO), review and maintain Tactical Sourcing/Production Planning parameters in SAP, posses excellent written/verbal/computer/data analysis skills specifically Excel (formulas, pivots, and charts). Buyer/Planner I must have experience with high volume, short lead time products and must possess working know ledge of Lean Manufacturing/Siemens Production System (SPS).
Skills/Knowledge   Knowledge and Experience: Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues. Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Requirements and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable. SAP experience preferred. Education: BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 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, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. EEO is the Law Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at . Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at .

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