Indirect Buyer with Spanish

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Date: 28 Jun 2024

Location: Cluj-Napoca, RO

Company: Alstom

Req ID:458117 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time Indirect Buyer with Spanish in Cluj-Napoca, Romania we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your procurement expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Daniela Pintican (Cluster Team Lead), and work alongside fun, motivated, and dedicated teammate.


You'll manage procurement operations for Indirect Materials and Services in a geographical scope in line with commodity objectives and support supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier performances). Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (Commodity Management, Regional Procurement Director, Site buyers, Requesters, and their management), consolidating the commodity needs, and much more.


You’ll specifically set up full supplier selection process and support the deployment of commodity strategies, while ensuring that purchased goods and services are both cost-efficient and of high quality.


We’ll look to you for

  • Prepare and launch of Request for Quotation
  • Promote and support new buying channel implementation as per ramp-up objectives
  • Coordinate with Project teams
  • Vendor selection / Evaluation / Negotiation of contract / Business case preparation and follow DOA (Delegation of Authority) approval flow
  • Vendor onboarding until panel validation
  • Closely working with Commodity manager team and tactical buyers on site in high value project requirement and upfront activities (tenders for catalog / framework agreements, identification of preferred suppliers)
  • Generate innovative ideas for increased process efficiency & reduction in cost


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Degree level qualification
  • Good knowledge of indirect procurement (goods & services)
  • Experience in a relevant position
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP & SAP ARIBA are an advantage)
  • Fluency in Spanish & English
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills, willingness to take initiative, autonomy
  • Good communication, collaboration and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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