Site buyer MAN & KAS (f/m/d)

Datum: 03.11.2023

Standort: Mannheim, DE

Unternehmen: Alstom

Req ID:420347 


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 Site Buyer in Mannheim we’re looking for?


Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your supply chain expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to the Site Procurement Management and work alongside agile, inclusive and responsible teammates.


You'll support supplier panel relationship. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business to set up full supplier selection process, deploy commodities strategy and much more.


You’ll specifically take care of ensuring that the project execution is in line with Quality Cost Delivery & Technical (QCDT) objectives, but also build supplier relationship.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Prepare and launch of Request for Quotation with suppliers
  • Lead supplier negotiation
  • Consolidate the commodity needs, inputs
  • Participate actively to commodity strategy and panel elaboration
  • Provide inputs to build differentiation
  • Support of Commodity Manager in tender phase
  • Represent the commodities towards projects, platforms and solutions.
  • Ensure effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • Manage specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier QCDT performances)
  • Measure the supplier's performance and develop them in coordination with supplier Quality Team
  • Assess properly all risky suppliers and manage the associated mitigation plan
  • Manage initial issues before escalation to line manager
  • Ensure the on-time delivery and quality are secured especially during the ramp-up phase of the project
  • Assess properly all risky suppliers and manage the associated mitigation plan


All about you

We value passion, attitude and your experience. To perform this job, the following skills will help you to succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Engineering or Business School master degree
  • Sourcing professional background
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • International mindset
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Results oriented
  • Rigorous and structured


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
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile 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
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 



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


Job Type:​Experienced