NAM Services Commodity Leader Mgr

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Date: 08-Aug-2022

Location: Naperville, IL, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:315822 

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 

  • PURPOSE OF THE JOB

    • Strong involvement and implementation of commodities strategy (or define it for specific segment)
    • Manage some global supplier panel relationship (FA, Partnership,..)
    • Responsible for commodity QCDT and legal supplier performance management
    • Operational procurement responsibility on negotiation, cross sites/businesses bundling
    • Animate Saving Plan

    ORGANISATION

    Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

    Global  organization

     

    Reports directly to:

    Commodity Manager / Director

     

     

    Other reporting to:

    none

     

    Direct reports:

    none

     

     

    Network & Links Position title of connected positions / functional report

    Internal

    • Global Procurement
    • Regional Procurement
    • Platform & Project teams
    • Supplier Quality
    • Supply Chain
    • Legal
    • Finance
    • Engineering
    • Services.

     

    External

    • Suppliers

     

    MAIN RESPONSABILITIES  

    Describe here main information such as accountabilities, authorities, performance measurements …etc.

    • Support commodity management

     

    Represent commodity

    Consolidate commodity needs, inputs

    Build and propose differentiation for AT through supplier innovation

    Participate actively to commodity strategy and panel elaboration

    Define a strategy for specific segment according to delegation

    Ensure effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving

    Apply the Alstom Procurement process and provide return on experience.

    Build Procurement Tender commitment

     

     

    • Is involved on operational tasks

     

    Monitor Buyer activity on specific segment

    Has an operational procurement responsibility on negotiation, cross sites/PLs bundling

    Lead Saving Plan by leveraging Design to Cost, LCC, Volumes … ( All savings levers)

     

    • Promote the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

     

    • Performance measurements:

    Savings P&L and Cost to Complete

    Non-Conformities Report and On Time Delivery

    FAI on time

    Panel situation Supplier compliancy status rate

     MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCES

    Educational Requirements Describe the minimum educational requirement/level

    Mandatory:

    • Engineering or Business School master degree

    Desirable:

    • Master in Purchasing

     

    Experience Describe the knowledge and experience required for this role

    Mandatory:

    • Procurement professional background
    • 5 to 10 years of experience in Industry
    • Minimum of three years working experience in purchasing
    • Technical and strong market knowledge of the commodity

     

    Desirable:

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    Competencies & Skills Describe the needed skills (technical & behavioral)

    • Strong interpersonal skills (leadership, communication, ability to convince)
    • Ability to work in a matrix environment
    • Communication skills
    • Results oriented
    • Negotiation and strategic vision
    • Fluent in English with international mindset

     

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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