GSS Direct Procurement Specialist

Apply now »

Date: 02-Feb-2023

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:400895 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

GSS Direct Procurement Specialist


About Alstom in India

Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. India


Purpose of the Job

Key focus areas:
•Supports the procurement organisation in all related processes, including the negociation preparation and Supplier performance monitoring (QCDT)
•Working in SAP (GSI) for Purchase order placement, ALTES



Procurement operations:
Validates purchase requisitions completness in coordination with Project teams
Conducts Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposal (RFP)
Preparation and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool
Vendor selection / Evaluation / negotiation of contract (within threshold value) / Business case preparation and follow DOA approval flow
Vendor onboarding until panel validation


Supplier relationship:
Supports preparation of supplier(s) negotiations
Creates monthly reports and ad'hoc reports on Supplier performance and Procurement KPI’s
Promotes the Alstom Code of Ethics and adheres to the highest


Processes / Tools / Knowledge Management
Applies consistently the Procurement processes and tools
Applies best practices based and share actively with peers and Procurement organisation
Identifies problems and suggest solutions


Developing oneself and get exposure
Deep understanding of business practices in Procurement
Generates innovative ideas for increased process efficiency & reduction in cost
Deep understanding of processes and tools
Exposure to the Procurement organisation (internally) and externally (suppliers)
Handles small projects or saving initiatives


Educational requirements

Engineering Degree ( BE/ B Tech) 

3-5 years of experience in Direct Procurement in Industry sector
Knowledge and hands on experience in manufacturing processes
Comprehensive knowledge of commodities
Good knowledge on Raw Material price scenarios, Machinery

Location - Bangalore

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Pre-Sales, RFP, Procurement, R&D, Facilities, Sales, Operations, Research