Buyer with French

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Date: 16-Mar-2023

Location: Cluj-Napoca, RO

Company: Alstom

Req ID:408138 

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, customized 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.





Buyer with French



Your mission?


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



More specifically you will be responsible to:


Set up full supplier selection process:

  • Prepare and launch of Request for Quotation with suppliers;
  • Run standard negotiations;
  • Monitor Procurement project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development);
  • Prepare Business Award.


Support commodity strategy:

  • Consolidate the commodity needs, inputs;
  • Participate actively to commodity strategy and panel elaboration;
  • Provide imputes to build differentiation;
  • Ensure effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving.


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.


Performance measurements:

  • Savings P&L and Cost to Complete;
  • Non Conformities Event and On Time Delivery;
  • Panel situation Supplier compliancy status rate.


Your profile?


  • Degree level qualification;
  • Good knowledge of procurement and supply chain;
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a relevant position;
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP;
  • Fluency in English and French;
  • Good communication and collaboration skills, initiative and autonomy.





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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