Senior Buyer - VIE

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Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:454965 


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, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Purpose of role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Project Buyer based in either Dublin, to work for Alstom. The Project Buyer will report directly to the Senior Procurement Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the availability of Signalling Materials to meet the business needs ensuring all Alstom policies, processes and systems are adhered to.

Business Trip to Cork occasionally and to the UK to be planned.


What are my key responsibilities?


  • Ensuring materials are provided at the appropriate Cost, Quality and Delivery
  • Undertake Contract Management of suppliers, where SLA exists, improving their performance or introduce SLAs.
  • Ensure all requirements are competitively sourced in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Provide full sourcing support for any identified project activities and requirements.
  • Respond to all supplier and internal queries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Undertake periodic benchmarking and maintain market intelligence to validate cost reduction activities where appropriate.
  • Update SAP with Supplier costs and Lead-times.


Candidate Requirements




  • Experience in procurement and supplier management in a project or engineering environment.
  • Good negotiation and communication skills
  • IT literate, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Excel Self-motivated and results focussed.




  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Experience using SAP systems and processes.
  • Proven experience in achieving Saving.



What we offer


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?



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 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​VIE​

Job Segment: Procurement, SAP, ERP, Buyer, Purchasing, Operations, Technology, Finance

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