Buyer Specialist

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Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Cluj-Napoca, CJ, Romania

Company: Alstom

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.   

 

 

We are currently looking for new enthusiastic colleagues to join our Global Procurement Center based in Cluj-Napoca.

As a Buyer Specialist you will act as a Procurement Champion & shape the future of green mobility with us!

 

 

Your mission?

  

You will ensure project execution in line with Quality Cost Delivery & Technical (QCDT) objectives and support supplier Panel relationship (Supplier workload, negotiation, Specific agreement). You will also set up full supplier selection process and deploy commodities strategy.

 

 

More specifically you will be responsible to:

 

Set up full supplier selection process:

  • Prepare and launch of Request for Quotation with suppliers
  • Lead project negotiation
  • Monitor Procurement project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)
  • Ensure work package sheet commitment respect
  • Prepare Business Award
  • Promote the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.
  • Coordinate project with all métiers
  • Ensure the on-time delivery and quality are secured especially during the ramp-up phase of the project

 

Support commodity strategy:

  • Consolidate the commodity needs, inputs
  • Participate actively 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.
  • Ensure effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • Apply the Alstom Procurement process and provide return on experience

 

Build Supplier relationship:

  • Support global supplier panel relationship
  • Manage specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier QCDT performances)
  • Measure the supplier's performance and develop them in coordination with supplier Quality Team
  • Assess properly all risky suppliers and manage the associated mitigation plan
  • Manage initial issues before escalation to line manager
  • Monitor Corporate Social Responsibility engagements and deviations
  • Respect Alstom code of ethics and guidelines

 

 

Your profile?

 

  • Degree level qualification
  • Good knowledge of procurement/purchasing
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a relevant position
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP is an advantage)
  • Fluency in English
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Initiative and autonomy

 

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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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