Indirect Buyer (m/f/d)

Datum: 14.11.2022

Standort: Berlin, BB, DE

Unternehmen: Alstom

Req ID:289721 


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. 


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as an Indirect Buyer (m/w/d) at our location in Hennigsdorf, Germany.


The Indirect Buyer represents a Key position in the Indirect Sourcing Team, together with your colleagues you’re fully accountable of the procurement process and competitivity for the indirect spent containing consultancy, services, facility management, insurance, CAPEX & OPEX.

Your responsibilities will include:

•    You will align with the Indirect Sourcing organization and will exchange information with:

-    All product lines potential Sourcing Internal Customer network.
-    Sourcing Indirect Global network across Alstom Transport legal entities.
-    Finance networks Corporate and other Alstom Sector Sourcing Organization.

•    You will be in charge of applying & supporting the Alstom Transport sourcing rules, process & tools.
•    You will oversee the inventory and identification of project and business needs.   
•    You will participate in the negotiations of cost reduction with supplier.
•    Active participation to panel elaboration.
•    Ensure the QCD achievement.
•    You will be responsible of sending requests for quotation
•    You will be responsible of obtaining offers and the selecting suppliers for business award 
•    You will be responsible of placing orders for projects under your scope.
•    You will report your results on a monthly basis to Indirect Sourcing network.
•    Establish, validate, and follow up the completion of orders.
•    You will make sure that suppliers selected are complying with Alstom ethic code and SD Alstom charter.
•    Strong input in optimizing and decreasing total costs of ownership of purchasing families through strategy building with internal customers, supply base performance monitoring and development as well as internal ways of working optimization.
•    Manage return of experience and give feedback to the Indirect Sourcing manager and all stakeholders.


You will be a great fit if: 
•    You have a Business School or Engineering degree with Master in purchasing.
•    You are knowledgeable in operational activities, dealing within projects in sourcing, engineering or commercial.
•    You have a proficient English and German languages level.
•    You have demonstrated professional experience in in Contract management, legal awareness, and project experience
•    You enjoy being a team player and practice excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•    You have a result oriented working style with high work ethics.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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.  

Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.