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Procurement Process Trainer with German

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Date: 03-Nov-2021

Location: Cluj Napoca, Romania

Company: Alstom

Req ID:181622 

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.   

 

 

 

We are excited to add a new colleague to our Global Procurement Center team based in Cluj-Napoca. We are looking for someone who wants to build a career as a Procurement Process Trainer with German

  

 

Purpose of the role

To evaluate and ensure that all team members are properly trained on the respective procurement processes that you are responsible for. You will ensure the procurement process is aligned cross countries/regions (depending on the requirement) and the procurement team follows it.

 

You will be the first level of escalation to solve process issues and continually improve the supply chain process, including monitoring and taking the necessary corrective and preventive actions, as well as considering potential for automation or outsourcing of specific tasks or activities of the supply chain process.

You will need to have process expertise and can answer the team’s questions in regard to the process.

  

 

Responsibilities:

 

Process training

  • Support the Team Leader in evaluating the team’s technical competencies based on his/ her own experience 
  • Support the Team Leader in identifying and managing the technical competencies requested by the job profile for the respective process
  • Analyze the working environment for identifying performance issues and propose learning opportunities for the team members
  • Develop and deploy learning activities for an efficient knowledge transfer
  • Ensure the training and process documentation is up to date
  • Responsible of maintaining a process know how documentation accessible to all team members
  • Ensure the new team members are properly onboarded on all process topics 
  • Support the Team Leader in evaluating the new team members’ work and ensure their performance, from a process point of view
  • Communicate new processes while ensuring training of the team when the case

 

Process Alignment/ Compliance

  • Ensure his/ her knowledge on the process is always up to date 
  • Ensures consistent application of all relevant Procurement processes and tools 
  • Responsible for internal process audits and closing the gaps through customized learning activities
  • Analyze all processes across regions/ countries and identify alignment opportunities
  • Ensure procurement process alignment and compliance, taking into consideration the exceptions
  • Perform SLA audits; support the Team Leader in identifying improvement opportunities when the SLA’s are not on target
  • Create the framework and supervise the FTE sizing exercised done on the process
  • Manages compliance with directives and legal policy 
  • Ensure the processes to be transferred to GPC are in line with the transition process and standards
  • Provide support to the team in difficult situations or escalations
  • Support Operational Teams, respond to common queries 

 

Project management 

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects 
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget 
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility 
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress 
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques - 2 years of experience in Procurement with technical and operational expertise 

 

Process Improvement

  • Develop professionalism by learning proper business practices, Procurement manual/computerized procedures and processes affecting the procurement functions, and developing working knowledge of commodities and products
  • Identify and propose process improvement opportunities with the purpose of reducing cycle time and savings

 

 

Requirements for the role:

  • Degree in Business, Commercial or Technical Field
  • More than 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Procurement and Supply Chain knowledge
  • Practice in business processes, communication (written and oral presentation skills) and drawing interpretation knowledge
  • Solid working knowledge in SAP Systems (MM module)
  • Advanced level in English and German language is mandatory; 

 

 

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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