Commodity Buyer (m/f)

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Date: 19-Jul-2022

Location: Crespin, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:233623 

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, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


Procurement Manager, Crespin France 


Team management and development:


  • Manage headcount and staffing
  • Manage a procurement team for several commodites in close link with central procurement (CM, PLSD, Domain Director, Methods & Tools)
  • Monitor your team workload
  • Develop team competences
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.


Procurement  performance:

  • Apply & support Alstom procurement rules, process & tools
  • Challenge central sourcing (CM, Domain Director) to secure project execution and profitability in escalation phase
  • Apply the Local risks management governance
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.
  • Provide to central procurement input to impact commodity strategies
  • Ensure the Supplier Panel Compliancy (Target Panel defined by CM)
  • Share and follow with CM & PLSD common mitigation plan to secure future business award is in line with commodity strategies (CM leader)
  • Secure continous improvement within whole local sourcing team (SMART)
  • Manage Supplier Local QCD performances and Perfom regular (min. Monthly) supplier QCD performance, solves major issues and secure objectives achievement


Project execution and profitability:

  • Support your team to face commercial and contractual negotiation during project execution phase
  • Challenge functions to secure project execution and profitability
  • Track sourcing performance in project and issue action plan in case of deviation
  • Analyze risks and sets appropriate mitigation plan
  • Formalize and share REX on main issues
  • Secure OTD Go Order and PO placed on time


Your profile?


  • Business School and MASTER in Purchasing
  • 10 years of experience in sourcing, project, and operation
  • Sourcing professional background (at least 8 years)
  • Strong management experience of large multicultural team (at least 5 years)
  • Fluent English with international mindset
  • Agile with data analytics and Business Intelligence concept
  • Capacity to transmit, coach and train others
  • Focused on continuous improvement & efficiency
  • Strong presentation and editorial skills
  • Leadership, communication, internal and external influencing skills,
  • Team management, negotiation, strategic vision,
  • Project management, industrial background, quality and supply chain background, Finance Project



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility 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?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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