Siemens Inventory and Supply Chain Team Lead Full Time in Oakville, ON


Branch Oakville ON CA

Inventory and Supply Chain Team Lead
Oakville, ON

Inventory and Supply Chain Team Lead. Procurement or Supply Chain Management Certification as a Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP), Certified Purchasing…

Inventory and Supply Chain Team Lead – 011744
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For the last 100 years, Siemens has been here in Canada, providing great employment opportunities to highly-motivated people. It’s our tradition to promote excellent work, develop talent, and recognize success.

Siemens is proud to be one of the Top 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in Canada, and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.

Our 5,000 employees in Canada develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual requirements. We stand for technical achievement, innovation, quality, and reliability.


  • Manages a diverse operational team with focus upon operational excellence including material master process, inventory planning, supplier management, Export Control requirements
  • Leads the maintenance, organization, distribution of procurement records, information procurement procedures, policies, price lists, contracts, supplier evaluation, etc.
  • Responsibility for Building Technologies (BT) Material Master Process
  • Establishes overall Methods Process Tools
  • Conducts routine analysis, process reporting, data management, assists in program development statistical reports presentations
  • Produces analysis support for PPMs Commodity Managers
  • Coordinates / leads overall sourcing commodity management strategies with BT CAN Corporate Procurement
  • Leads the strategy execution with the objective of maximizing the economics of company purchases through supplier rationalizations, purchase price reductions, quality improvement, business process innovation, conserving working capital
  • Monitors the sourcing strategies success contract based supplier relationships by reviewing spending patterns, auditing specific transactions, monitoring supplier performance, resolving field issues as required
  • Establishes drives field consensus sourcing strategies for each sourcing/commodity group to reduce total cost
  • Conducts the sourcing activity including preparation of bid packages, evaluation plans in case of competitive bid developments, bid evaluation, negotiation, contract awards
  • Assists PPM in creating final contract documentation terms in accordance with corporate policies procedures
  • Conveys the essential terms of supplier agreements to field personnel via direct interface or systems based information to promote placement of daily transactions
  • Tracks reports benefits obtained from sourcing strategies, negotiation support for specific sourcing transactions
  • Responsibility for the Export Control Function for BT Canada


  • Strong computer, Excel, Access, spreadsheet analysis skills with SAP ERP experience in the MM Materials Management module
  • Requires verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals with differing knowledge levels
  • Role requires strong negotiation and influence communication to large groups
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or Supply Chain Management with 5 years of related Procurement experience (Construction Industry / Service or Subcontracting procurement experience at corporate or industry level)
  • Procurement or Supply Chain Management Certification as a Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a matrix multi-dimensional business environment
  • Self-starting individual performer with ability to lead and manage cross functional teams
  • Bilingual French and English a plus

Start challenging yourself today in an environment that embraces diversity and rewards innovation with competitive pay, great benefits, and a global network offering real opportunity for growth and advancement.

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Job Engineering
Primary Location CA-ON-Oakville

Organization Building Technologies
Schedule Full-time

Unposting Date Ongoing

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Oakville, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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