Global Buyer Transport & Logistics

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Date: 15-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.   




Global Buyer Transport & Logistics

(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.







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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