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Date: 01-May-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:206341 

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.  

Lead Buyer - CRF & SMW Sections


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


Job purpose

Experiance in Sheet Metal Work

Ensure project execution in line with QCD objectives

Pilot contractual relationships with suppliers for his/her scope on different sites


Main Responsibilities :

• Develop plan, manage programs to meet ALSTOM purchasing strategic initiatives in sourcing for global and Indian requirements.

• Continuously work towards increasing India entitlement and converting them to executable projects thereby growing the spend & deflation

• Manage the complete buy with quality, delivery and cost expectation, in line with global and local stakeholder expectations

• Develop with global commodity managers for emerging market sourcing strategy targets on quality, price, delivery, and service necessary to meet requirements

• Continuously explore new avenues for cost reductions , securing capacities to Increase business in the region.

• Implement and maintain a quality improvement process targeting reduction in product variation and product losses using key management tools

• Collaborate with quality and Engineering in setting realistic and challenging operational goals, and lead to their accomplishment

• Periodically prepare and implement supporting work plans

• Manage Contract Administrators in fulfilling purchasing commitments and organize the appropriate program plans

• Lead and guide the evaluation of vendor quotations utilizing appropriate negotiation and purchasing analysis, techniques, implementation of right contracts with emphasis on quality, price, delivery, and service necessary to meet requirements

• Provide for evaluation of suppliers’ capabilities and identification of appropriate items to buy

Provide commodity commitment with the support of Rigaonal CM and Global CM for Tenders

• Lead Sourcing with accountability over cost reduction targets

• Explore & develop to lead supplier development strategy for the emerging markets, including simplification, ensuring sourcing process integrity, and optimize productivity, quality and fulfillment

• Set sourcing strategy and lead it with strong process responsibility to develop complex and comprehensive supplier contractual relationships to meet the business needs

• Ensure supplier compliance with regulatory and reputation requirements

• Lead Supplier Quality and partner with Engineering to drive quality initiatives for Sourcing


Involvement in projects:

· Closely work with sourcing project representatives (Project Sourcing Manager, etc...)

· Ensure work package sheet commitment respect

· Ensure QCD targets



BE / BTech - Mecahnical with 10 - 12 years expereince in relevant domain


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.   



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