ANZ Indirect Buyer - Construction

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Date: 30 Apr 2024

Location: Melbourne (AU), VIC, AU

Company: Alstom

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

Your future role

The successful candidate will be Reporting directly to the ANZ Indirect Procurement Manager, in this 12 month fixed term contract. You will be responsible to develop and lead the Indirect Procurement Strategies and methods to achieve sourcing objectives, successful site operations and projects execution. On a day to day you will be involved in supplier development, RFQ management, supplier and contract negotiations and business award conclusion with Quality, Cost, Delivery and Safety. 


A bit about your new role:

  • Prepare and launch the Request For Quotation with suppliers using Alstom standard tool
  • In liaison with the Site and Project teams, identify project and business needs  
  • Negotiate contracts and terms and condition under a Design and Construction or Construction approach                                                                                         
  • Negotiate cost reduction with suppliers.
  • Responsible for correct inputs for order placement.
  • Achieve Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD) targets during the project exectution
  • Drive supplier Safety and QCD performance reviews with sites and project teams
  • Respect Alstom Transport code of ethics and guidelines
  • Consolidation of Indirect Procurement Strategy for Construction commodities for Alstom ANZ

All about you
We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering, Engineering or purchasing or supply chain.
  • Previous work experience in the construction industry, working with subcontractors as supplier management. 
  • Strong experience in managing and negotiating commercial issues such as pricing, payment terms, cash flow with suppliers.
  • Flexible to travel interstate when required. 

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
  • 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!

What we can offer: 

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Flexible working options
  • Volunteer Day – A paid day off once a year to volunteer in your local community
  • ME Day – An extra day of paid leave to relax and re-charge! 

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply. 
We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:  
As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol. 


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