Buyer with German

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Date: 03-Jan-2023

Location: Cluj-Napoca, CJ, RO

Company: Alstom

Req ID:402167 

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, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.



 Buyer with German

(Cluj-Napoca, Romania)



Your mission?


You will be responsible of the Procurement end-to-end process in a complex manner with a significant impact in managing critical orders, ensuring the production needs, having strong relationship with both local and external stakeholders and by these assuring the delivery of our products to our customers and business profitability.



More specifically your responsibilities are to:


  • Create of Purchase Orders and Schedule Agreements
  • Align with the suppliers on the orders for ensuring best price and needed delivery term
  • Price/Contract alignments with Commodity Management/Suppliers. (Offer for PO, Extension of Contracts, Escalation of topics (e.g. Critical Components)
  • Ensuring Order Acknowledgments; ensuring On Time Delivery
  • Maintain a strong relationship with the stakeholders (Commodity Management, Regional Management, site of production and suppliers)
  • Ensure the blocked invoices and Critical payments are being solved when needed
  • Weekly reporting on KPI’s including actions and mitigations
  • Contract/Alignments with Suppliers in case of differences (Confirmation/Deliveries). Alignments via phone/e-mail in case of differences between Confirmation and PO. Escalation to Commodity
  • Management in cases of disagreements
  • Develop professionalism by learning business practices in Procurement
  • Develop working knowledge on processes and tools
  • Develop ownership skills because of the impact of the role
  • Sharing best practices with peers from other production sites across the region
  • Manage various tools which give a technical complexity
  • Resolve issues related to Purchase Orders (1st level of escalation)




Your profile?


  • Business, Economics Degree or similar;
  • Work experience in Procurement and Project(s);
  • Negotiation/Influencing skills, Analytical skills, Process-oriented mind-set, Technical abilities, Very Good Communication and presentation skills;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and German





Why Alstom?


Alstom is the leading company in the railway 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? 


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