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Siemens Director, OEM Strategic Procurement in Norwood, Massachusetts

Director, OEM Strategic Procurement

Now’s our time to inspire the future ofhealthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

The Director, OEM Strategic Procurement is responsible for managing the supplier base that provides Siemens Healthineers Point of Care (POC) with finished goods instrument and reagents. The individual is chartered with developing a sourcing strategy aligned with specific business needs, building a strong functional organization, establishing best practices, negotiating global agreements with preferred suppliers, and identifying and driving continuous improvement initiatives. This key role reports directly to the Head of Procurement within the POC organization.

This is role is well-suited to an ambitiousprofessional looking for the next step in your career. As a Director, OEM Strategic Procurement you will be responsible for :

  • Leadingthe POC OEM Instruments and Reagents team to deliver key commodity performanceindicators including costs savings, supplier rationalization, low-cost regionsourcing, risk management, purchased volume under agreement, joint innovation,supplier performance, etc.

  • Managingbusiness growth and portfolio changes in the OEM Instrument and Reagentbusiness segment.

  • Developingand driving global sourcing strategies for POC instruments and reagents,focused on identifying and contracting with suppliers that meet key businessneeds and objectives.

  • Actingas the key interface with Siemens Healthineers business areas and internalstakeholders to ensure alignment of strategies, initiatives and commitmentswith Business Development, PLM Boards and SCM, for example.

  • Aligningteam and commodity management processes for identification, qualification andperformance management of global strategic supplier base.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Business or equivalent

  • Minimumof 10 years of procurement/sourcing experience with increasing globalresponsibility and experience in a large matrixed company environment

  • Strongleadership, people management/development skills

  • Experiencein a continuous improvement environment with a track record of achievingsignificant year-over-year results

  • Longterm experience working in medical device industry

  • Excellentnegotiation and communication skills with proven capabilities of managingdifferent supplier relationships (collaborative vs. confronting styles)

  • Abilityto influence without authority to motivate and manage cross-functional,geographically dispersed teams and drive them to success

  • Excellentpresentation skills

  • Internationaltravel experience, intercultural management capabilities and willingness totravel domestically and overseas

  • Strategicthinking, ability to formulate strategies, with capability and experience inimplementing improvement initiatives

  • Provencapabilities in capturing suppler innovation

PreferredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Drivenwith capabilities in completing multiple projects with demanding deadlines

  • Understandingthe importance of process improvements and digitalization that will changeinternal processes and people management requirements

  • Enthusiasticabout the OEM Instrument and Reagent business model with ability to motivatepeople with eagerness and passion, not only within area of responsibility, butalso with cross-functional teams to work thorough and achieve shared companygoals

  • LeanManagement or Healthineers Production Systems

  • SAPand Supply Chain Management

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose: To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming theway healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at .

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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