Regional Commodity Buyer

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Date: 15-Jul-2021

Location: Brugge, Belgium

Company: Alstom

Req ID:141467 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

For our Bruges site in Belgium we are currently looking for a motivated and enthousiastic Regional Commodity Buyer



You are responsible for the project related procurement of specific scopes, in alignment with the group supplier panels and commodity strategy. You ensure, through professional purchasing practices, the availability of parts/goods/services (direct or indirect) at the right total cost and in good quality.




For the scopes of supply assigned:

· Align the local  purchasing approach  to the group commodity strategy.

· For the running projects on the Bruges site: ensure adequate sourcing at the right conditions and contractual set up.

. Negotiate and issue framework agreements and PO’s to the awarded suppliers , and keep track of any changes during the project

· Keep close interaction with the internal stakeholders on any risks, issues or opportunities.

. Manage the supplier relation to a “best in class” level.

· Actively work on cost saving initiatives within the scope, in close collaboration with the Project Procurement Manager. Issue RFQ accordingly




  • Engineering degree or Commercial degree with sound technical background by experience
  • 5 years’ experience in a relevant role in procurement.(transport industry is a plus)
  • Solid level in Microsoft Office Applications, good experience with ERP programs and particularly SAP.
  • Good communicator, agile team player, highly responsive and autonomous
  • Fluent English and French are a must have. Dutch is a great plus.



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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