Project Buyer

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Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: Ballarat, VIC, AU

Company: Alstom

Req ID:398785 

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 currently seeking an experienced Buyer for our Rolling Stock Sourcing team to be part of an exciting project based in our manufacutring site in Ballarat!


You will be responsible for day to day activities involving supplier development, RFQ management, supplier and contract negotiations and business award conclusion with Quality, Cost, Delivery and Safety.


Key Accountabilities

  • Manage specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier QCDT performances)
  • Active participation to commodity strategy and panel elaboration
  • Support of Commodity Manager in tender phase
  • Represent the commodities towards projects, platforms and solutions.
  • Preparation and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool
  • Monitor sourcing project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)



  • Degree in Business or Engineering or demonstrable experience with purchasing or supply chain management
  • Previous experience with Purchasing preferably in a manufacturing or project environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills (leadership, ability to convince)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities in area of specialization.


You will be joining a growing business with a strong pipeline of work both locally and internationally, with strong possibilities for internal mobility.

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:
For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.


As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.


There are different compliance requirements for different workgroups. You will be provided with relevant information, during the recruitment process.


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