Global Buyer Facilities

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Date: 12-Sep-2022

Location: Cluj-Napoca, RO

Company: Alstom

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.




Global Buyer Facilities

(Cluj-Napoca, Romania)



Your mission?


You will be in charge of the deployment of commodities strategy. Ensuring project execution in line with QCDT objectives and supporting global supplier Panel relationship (Supplier workload, negotiation, Specific agreement) are also main objectives.


More specifically you will be responsible of:


  • Supporting global supplier panel relationship
  • Managing specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier quality , cost & time delivery performances)
  • Monitoring day to day suppliers performances and issues
  • Managing of initial issues before escalation to line manage
  • Respecting Alstom code of ethics and guidelines
  • Consolidating commodity needs and inputs
  • Actively participating in commodity strategy and panel elaboration
  • Providing imputes to build differentiation
  • Supporting the Commodity Manager in tender phase
  • Representing the commodities towards projects, platforms and solutions
  • Effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • Applying the Alstom Sourcing process, and provide return on experience
  • Coordinating the project with all Métiers
  • Preparation and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool
  • Leading project negotiation
  • Monitoring sourcing project quality , cost & time delivery & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)
  • Ensuring work package sheet commitment respect
  • Preparing Business Award



Your profile?


  • Business School or Engineering school; MASTER in Purchasing (preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Fluent level of English; German is an advantage
  • International background is a must
  • Strong interpersonal skills (leadership, ability to convince)
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities in area of specialization.





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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