Commodity Leader - Trackside Security System & AVLS

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Date: 03-Feb-2023

Location: Madrid, ES

Company: Alstom

Req ID:400447 

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


We are looking for a Commodity Leader for the Trackside Security System & AVLS.

You will be in charge of sourcing strategy definition and implementation and tenders/projects execution for Alstom’s key strategic commodities.


The main responsabilities of the Commodity Leader will be:

  • Strong involvement and implementation of commodities strategy
  • Manage some global supplier panel relationship (QBR, contractual negotiation leader, Partnership,..)
  • Supplier performance management and follow up (QBR, monthly)
  • Responsible for commodity QCDT for projects AND Tenders
  • Operational sourcing responsability on negotiation, cross sites/businesses bundling
  • Animate Saving Plan by leveraging MoB, Desing to Cost, LCC, Volumes...
  • Important ability to understand, challenge, handle different technical solutions to maximize performance at Tender stage


Our new team member  will conduct these missions:

  • Supplier relationship:
    • Manage some global supplier relationship (FA, Partnership program, ...)
    • Ensure global QCDT targets achievement, CONQ** & claims management for the global suppliers in charge
    • Lead supplier QCDT performance reviews
    • Respect Alstom Transport code of ethics and guidelines.


  • Commodity support:
    • Commodity representative
    • Build Sourcing Tender commitment (inc. proactive mindset for systematic RAMP & SAMP),
    • Consolidation of commodity needs, inputs: build and animate Forecast Tool / Tactical Plan Routine
    • Active into transverse activities MoB, RdTC, Simplification of processes, Standardization,
    • Strong input to build differenciation for AT through supplier innovation,
    • Active participation to commodity strategy and panel elaboration,
    • According to delegation, define a strategy for specific platform,
    • In charge of Buyer activity on specific segment,
    • Effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving, 
    • Apply the Alstom Transport Procurement process, and provide return on experience
    • Coordinate project with all Metiers,
    • Preparation and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool,
    • Lead project negociation for the commodity,
    • Lead and drive foreign sourcing organization activities in some specific cases, coordinate sourcing network
    • Monitor sourcing project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development),
    • Prepare Business Award,
    • Lead from tender stage through Business award, project development and Purchase order creation until First Article Inspection (milestone of the transer to local organisation)
    • Effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving



  • Educational requirements : Business school or Engineering degree with MASTER in purchasing
  • Technical Knowledge / Experience
    • Experience between 3 to 6 years in Industry
    • Fluent english & International background
  • Strong interpersonal skills (leadership, communication, ability to convince)
  • Mobility: High travel frequency

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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