Senior Buyer

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Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Nagpur, UP, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:309991 

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

Secure that suppliers QCD performances are in line with objectives for defined project(s).


1. Manage the sourcing activity of the Project ( Indirect/ Non production purchase ):
-Indirect commodity will include Consumables, Tooling, CAPEX,machinery spares and services

-Lead the sourcing activity for the project and ensure the QCD targets are met
- Ensure no delay in project delivery
- Develop low cost supplier base
- Initiate and lead cost reduction initiatives
- Develop and implement site specific sourcing strategies
- Ensure on time implementation of product changes
- Manage the P2P process

- To match the dynamics the buyer should be able to adaptable to take up sourcing responsibility for Direct commodity (components of Locomotive engine applicable for maintenance activity) 

2. Supplier Management:
- Establish and execute periodic review of supplier performance, drive improvement actions and open issues closure
- Settlement of claims with suppliers
- Be the single point contact for all supplier related issues
- Forecast and mitigate any risks related to supplier operation that might impact QCD
- Ensure suppliers follow Alstom defined process and compliance activity


3. Cross Functional team management:
- Liaise with commodity managers and ensure sourcing actions are within the defined strategy
- Participate in change management meeting and ensure Sourcing inputs are considered in the decision-making process
- Participate and contribute in Make or buy studies initiated by the organization


4. Compliance:
- Ensure strict adherence of Alstom process and procedure


Educational requirements:
- Graduate (Engineering, Project management…)


Technical Knowledge / Experience:
- Interest in technical field
- 10-12 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)


Behavioral and Technical Skills / Competencies
- Ability to work in a matrix environment
- Communication skills & Team spirit
- Ability to challenge
- Results oriented
- Rigorous and structured
- International mindset
- Fluent in English




  • Dealing with uncertainty
  • Business Acumen
  • Innovative
  • Learning on the fly
  • Building effective (virtual) teams
  • Listening and informing
  • Managing diversity
  • Understanding others with empathy
  • Customer focus (internal and external)
  • Integrity and ethics
  • Managerial courage
  • Managing with vision and purpose.

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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