Commodity Buyer(forgings,rotors) with English-Prague/Ostrava

The Shared Service Center in Siemens is called Global Business Services (GBS) and is an internal provider of services in accounting, HR administration and Supply Chain Management.
We are looking for a candidate to join our procurement department in Prague/Ostrava for the position of Commodity Buyer with specialization forgings or/and rotors.

Mission of the role

  • regional procurement expert in respective commodity who is locally embedded in product line and business to elaborate and implement strategies based on global commodity strategy
  • creates and implements cost reduction programs and measures and interacts with local partners (R&D, EN, OP, PPM) and suppliers in order to ensure the success in the respective product line/ business field

Your tasks would be:

  • manage commodities forgings / rotors and foster cross-functional alignment within area of responsibility
  • define and implement commodity and pooling strategies for responsible material field to meet product cost and CNI targets
  • provide and ensure transparency on cost structures and spends in own area of responsibility
  • define and implement negotiation concepts and strategies to maximize savings. Prepare and conduct negotiations
  • drive local / product specific approaches for supplier scouting and supply base development in alignment with global commodity strategy
  • act as strategic procurement interface to projects (customer projects, R&D developments etc.) and ensure local implementation of global commodity strategy
  • utilization of eProcurement tools (eAuction/eBidding)
  • supplier management: selection, qualification, evaluation and development
  • perform market trend analysis and its utilization into commodity strategy

What we require:

  • technical background
  • strategic procurement experience
  • orientation in mechanical engineering (technologies, such as machining, forging, welding etc., materials) incl. reading of technical drawings
  • strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • cost & risk management skills
  • good communication skills as they will be required to work with cross functional partners, including but not limited to Operations, Logistics, Product Management & Engineering
  • fluent language skills in English, spoken and written, knowledge of German as advantage
  • knowledge of MS Office, SAP experience

We can offer you:

  • 5 weeks of vacation, flexible working hours, home office and company nursery schools in Prague and Ostrava for work life balance
  • an individual budget of min. 24,000 CZK which you can turn into a combination of up to 8 days of extra holidays, cafeteria points or pension and/or life insurance
  • e - meal vouchers or contribution to company canteen
  • possibility to become a Siemens shareholder and get free stocks
  • various discounts and offers

Information about the vacancy

Job location

Ostrava-Moravská Ostrava, Praha-Stodůlky

Employment type

Full-time work

Type of employment

Employment contract


Meal tickets / catering allowance, holidays 5 weeks, cafeteria, corporate preschool, occasional work from home, individual schedules of working hours

Required education

Secondary education or professional training with a school-leaving exam

Required languages

English (advanced)

Posted by

Siemens s.r.o.


Siemens s.r.o.
Petra Fujaková
Phone: +420 734 424 813