Senior Buyer Infrastruktur & Installation

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Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Braunschweig, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:303325 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

 

If you’re ambitious, driven and team oriented, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Senior Buyer Infrastructur & Installation (m/w/d)!  We have a diverse team with people from various backgrounds, and a great team spirit in place, waiting for you to join them: don't wait, apply today!

 

Location: Braunschweig or Berlin / Germany

 

Purpose of the job is cooperation with construction companies. We are looking for a candidate who has experience in installation/infrastructure industry and negotiation process with companies in building area.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

Supplier relationship:

  • Support global supplier panel relationship
  • Manage specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier QCDT performances)
  • Monitor day to day suppliers performances and issues
  • Management of initial issues before escalation to line manager
  • Respect Alstom code of ethics and guidelines

 

Commodity support on site:

  • Consolidation of commodity needs, inputs
  • Active participation to commodity strategy and panel elaboration
  • Provide imputes to build differentiation
  • Support of Commodity Manager in tender phase
  • Represent the commodities towards projects, platforms and solutions.
  • Effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • Apply the Alstom Sourcing process, and provide return on experience.

 

Involvement in projects:

  • Coordinate project with all Metiers
  • Preparation and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool
  • Lead project negotiation and establish frame agreements with partners
  • Monitor sourcing project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)
  • Ensure work package sheet commitment respect
  • Prepare Business Award
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

 

Performance measurements:

  • Savings P&L and Cost to Complete
  • Non-Conformities Event and civil engineering milestones in construction progress
  • Panel situation Supplier compliancy status rate

 

Qualifications

  • Business School or Engineering school and Master in Purchasing
  • Fluent English & German
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in industry, especially in civil engineering or construction industry

 Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills (leadership, ability to convince)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Internal and external influencing skills
  • Negotiation
  • Team work
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities in area of specialization

 

 

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.  

 


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