Global buyer Hydraulics & Cooling

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Siemens Gamesa

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Kanchipuram, India

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30 days ago

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join the team in creating a better future for us on our planet.
We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.
We are looking for Global Buyer for our global strategic procurement department. You will be reporting to the Global Commodity Manager and will integrate the team responsible for managing and executing the strategy for the Hydraulics & Cooling Commodity.
How to contribute to our vision
As a Global Buyer you will work with strategic activities in relation to purchasing from external suppliers of Siemens Gamesa. In this position, you will be responsible for the daily activities within a scope of commodity and suppliers. The major activities will include:
  • Implementing Commodity strategies to ensure long-term capacity & cost-efficient supply of materials.
  • Contribute to our Supply Chain footprint, drive GVS initiatives and achieve single source reduction.
  • Prepare and conduct negotiations to obtain the highest feasible savings.
  • Identify and resolve complex problems and apply problem-solving skills in order to deal with challenging situations.
  • Provide purchasing assistance to support design on cost reduction activities.
What you need to make a difference
Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for…
The ideal candidate has experience in direct material purchasing and/or supply chain and a relevant technical/commercial education. If you have experience with the Siemens Gamesa business and our way of working, it will be an advantage. Also technical knowledge and Siemens Gamesa product knowledge will be an advantage.
To be successful in this role you preferable:
  • Strong experience in executing strategies that materialize in effective tactics
  • An experienced negotiator who knows how to build long-term relationships and success
  • Strong track record of achieving cost reductions for external spend
  • Strong team-player with the ability to work independently
  • Strong English at negotiation level both written and spoken
In return of your commitment we offer you…
Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come. We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and much more.
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
Other information
If you have specific questions about the position, please contact the hiring manager Christina Braun via email
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