Commodity Buyer

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Date: 06-Jan-2023

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challengesof today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a completerange of transportati on systems, from high-speed trains to electricbuses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling anddigital mobility soluti ons. Joining us means joining a truly globalcommunity of more than
70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving internati onal projects withsustainable local impact.

Category Buyer - Sub System


About Alstom in India
Alstom has established a strong presence in India.Currently, the company is executing metro projects inseveral Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi andLucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stockmanufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCityin Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom isexecuting Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern DedicatedFreight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of thenew electric locomotive factory for manufacturing andsupply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is alsocomplete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot atSaharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commenceoperation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre ofExcellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with astrong manufacturing base as well as localized supplychains, is uniquely positioned to serve customersacross the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs closeto 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has beeninvesting heavily in the country in producing worldclass rolling stock, components, design, research anddevelopment to not only serve the domestic market,but also rest of the world.
Purpose of the job:
Supplier scouting and development for India and APACregion
Strong involvement and implementation of commoditiesstrategy
Responsible for commodity QCDT and legal supplierperformance management
Operational sourcing responsibility on negotiation,cross sites/businesses bundling
Responsible for New supplier homologation roadmap
Reports directly to:
Commodity Manager
Direct reports:
None (this is an Individual Contributor role)
Network & Links
Sourcing local/central team
Platform team
Project team
Supplier Quality
Supply Chain
Key Accountabilities
Supplier relationship
Supplier scouting and development for India and APACRegion
Driving the roadmap defined with the GlobalCommodity Team
Lead supplier QCDT performance reviews, Ensureglobal QCDT targets achievement, CONQ & claimsmanagement for the suppliers in charge
Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering tothe highest standards of ethical conduct.
Commodity support:
Commodity representative to Projects, Tenders,Aftermarket activities
Consolidation of commodity needs, inputs
Active participation to commodity strategy and panelelaboration
According to delegation, define a strategy for specificsegment
Build Sourcing Tender commitment
In charge of Buyer activity on specific segment
Effective teamwork with internal customers andstakeholders in problem solving
Apply the Alstom Transport Sourcing process andprovide return on experience.
Operational involvement:
In charge of Buyer activity on specific segment
Effective teamwork with internal customers andstakeholders in problem solving
Operational sourcing responsibility on negotiation,cross sites/PLs bundling
Lead Saving Plan by leveraging Design to Cost, LCC,Volumes
Performance measurements:
Savings P&L and Cost to Complete
Non-Conformities Report and On Time Delivery
Panel situation Supplier compliancy status rate
Educational Requirements
Specialization in Purchasing & Supply Chain will be anadded advantage
Overall Experience between 6 to 10 years in Industry
Minimum 3 years of Experience in Purchasing/ SupplyChain function
Strong footing in Technical, Quality & Commercialtopics
Behavioural Competencies & Skills
Strong interpersonal skills (leadership, communication,ability to convince)
Communication skills – fluent in English (oral/written)
Internal and external influencing skills
Negotiation and strategic vision
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