Regional Commodity Buyer

Date: 22 Apr 2024

Location: Brugge, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:415958 

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 



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.


Your mission


  • 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.


Your profile


  • Native Dutch, fluent in English  (French is an advantage).  

  • 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.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


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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