Buyer for Indirect Sourcing

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Date: 20 May 2023

Location: Fez, MA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:415425 

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 

Purpose of the job:

  • He/ She is the Indirect sourcing buyer for ALSTOM CABLIANCE site.
  • Committee: relays to the country Indirect Sourcing manager any information or decision that could impact respective activities such as organizational changes, supplier difficulties, local/central instructions, Make or Buy decisions.
  • Acts as a facilitator between Sourcing and Site operational members
  • He/ She is the Indirect Sourcing buyer accountable for Project execution

Indirect Sourcing:

  • Apply & support Alstom sourcing rules, process & tools
  • Challenge central sourcing (CM, PLSD, 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 sourcing input to impact commodity strategies
  • Ensure the Supplier Panel Compliancy (Target Panel defined by CM)
  • Secure continuous improvement within whole local sourcing (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:

    • Challenge site management committee member to secure project execution and profitability
    • Track sourcing performance in project and issue action plan in case of deviation
    • Analyse risks and sets appropriate mitigation plan
    • Formalize and share REX on main issues
    • Secure OTD Go Order and PO placed on time

Operationnal excellence & Cash focus:

    • Support quality on NCR traitement and improvement, CONQ S1 management
    • Support accounting departement to aligne on invoice accouting and payable days
    • Actively participate on industrial continous improvement

Performance measurements:

  • Tender ambition covering (ASIP) & Sourcing action plan tracking from SPR including claims and ambition covering
  • Supplier local QCD performance management
  • Sourcing maturity roadmap improvement (SMART)
  • CONQ S1 & coverage from sourcing
  • Supplier Panel Compliancy Rate
  • OTIF

Educational Requirements 



Business or engineering School and MASTER in Purchasing




  • 5 years of experience in sourcing
  • Sourcing professional background (at least 5 years)
  • Strong management experience of large multicultural team (at least 5 years)

Competencies & Skills 

  • Fluent English with international mindset
  • Agile with data analytics and Business Intelligence concept
  • Focused on continuous improvement & efficiency
  • Strong presentation and editorial skills
  • Leadership, communication, internal and external influencing skills,

Team management, negotiation, strategic vision,


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