Procurement Senior Team Leader with French

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Date: 10 Nov 2023

Location: Cluj-Napoca, RO

Company: Alstom

Req ID:430564 

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, 74,000 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 Procurement Senior Team Leader with French in Cluj-Napoca, Romania we’re looking for?

 

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your procurement and leadership expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Anamaria Berariu (France Operations Manager, Cluj-Napoca), and work alongside passionate and fun teammates.

You'll ensure the effective performance for the Global Procurement Function and the achievement of service delivery requirements. Day-to-day, you will act as business partner to the Global Functions (Procurement, Supply Chain, Quality, Project Office), Procurement Head of Region/Country Leaders and SSO counterparts supervising, and ensuring effective procurement activities.

You’ll specifically manage individual performance, build teamwork, initiate, and drive continuous improvement within your team, but also take lead for new initiatives and asses staff training needs.

 

We’ll look to you for:

 

Team facilitation and Management :

 

  • Ensure team animation in close link with Site Procurement Team Leaders & Directors
  • Motivate, inspire and continuously develop your team in a multicultural interface to improve competencies
  • Close link with Global Procurement (Commodity Manager (CM), Domain Director (DD)) to deploy Global strategies and have synergies
  • Welcome the new resources and manage their local integration
  • Responsible for their coaching by their senior colleagues
  • Management of your cost center, ensure the adequate sizing of your team according to the business needs

 

 

Procurement performance :

 

  • Bring procurement expertise to support local buyer team
  • Challenge global sourcing (Commodity Manager (CM) / Commodity Director(CD)) to secure project execution and profitability in escalation phase
  • Drive continuous improvement within whole local buyer team through APSYS Procurement
  • Manage Supplier Local QCD performances
  • Perform regular (min. Monthly) supplier QCD performance, solves major issues and secure objectives achievement

 

 

Project execution and profitability:

 

  • Support local team to face commercial and contractual negotiation during project execution phase
  • Challenge site stakeholders (engineering, supply chain, quality...) to secure project execution and profitability
  • Track procurement performance in project and issue action plan in case of deviation
  • Analyze risks and set appropriate mitigation plan
  • Formalize and share return on experience on main issues

 

 

Operational excellence & Cash focus:

 

  • Support supply chain to monitor and secure raw material inventory and On Time in Full (OTIF) objectives
  • Support quality on Non Conformities Report treatment and improvement, Cost Of Non Quality (CONQ) S1 management
  • Support accounting department to align on invoice accounting and payable days
  • Participate actively on industrial continuous improvement

 

 

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: 

 

  • Business Degree or similar complemented by a demonstrated track record
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and French
  • 1-3 years of work experience in a relevant position
  • Consistent experience in Procurement area
  • Leadership skills, analytical skills, very good communication and presentation skills, stakeholder management skills, and process-oriented mind-set
  • ERP Systems (SAP)

 

 

Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Be part of a large team with over 800 professionals in  HR, Finance and Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Utilise our Agile, Responsible and Inclusive working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning (Access to Alstom University and Alstom Learning Program)
  • Professional Development Plan – we offer great opportunities to develop yourself within the company
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential (Competitive Salary and Meal Vouchers,  Flexible Benefits at your choice - on top of your salary, Holiday Bonuses (Easter, Christmas), Employee Loyalty Bonus, Reimbursement of telework expenses – for amount of days worked from home, Additional Bonuses -  referral bonuses, /new-born bonus, discounts)
  • Entitle to comprehensive and competitive social coverage (Life and Accident  Insurance, Private medical subscription at Regina Maria and  Private Pension)
  • Work-life balance- we offer flexible working hours and a hybrid model of work ( Working from Home 3 days/ week) and 25 days of annual leave
  • Be part of our Social Corporate Responsibilities initiatives (Social events, Humanitarian Actions)

 

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!

 

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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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