NAM Services Tender Procurement Manager

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Date: 30-Jun-2022

Location: New Castle, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:267364 

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 


1. On Products managed by reference library (*):

  • Regularly extract ERP data to assess most recent Product competitiveness from current Project(s). Assess current measured performance vs previous formal Ref Lib review.
  • Ensures (or organizes / leads) PAR meetings are conducted on the Projects using the Products he/she is in charge.
  • Manages Idea Generation Meetings (IGM), Ensures suppliers suggestions are brought by Buyers, Ensures the link with the DTC team for regular cost challenge,
  • Manages PAR meetings of the Products he is in charge and ensures decisions are made leading to the yearly targets. (Y1/Y2/Y3).
  • Challenges Platform requirements where and when relevant,
  • Proposes topics eligible for sustaining funding and monitor the budget on a monthly basis
  • Ensures implementation of actions, identifies risks and mitigation plans
  • Maintain the relevant (project management type) progress dashboard and ASIP performance synthesis.


2 - On Products not managed by reference Library   :

  • On anticipation to key tenders, leads pre-tendering activities, builds a Product Cost reference in extracting data from the ERP, updates the costs in the relevant economic baseline,
  • Lead actions to confirm the Product Cost reference


3. On Products in R&D development  or directly issued from the R&D development    :

  • Deploys/applies  the Product sourcing strategy  (aiming at securing the future proper Product life sustaining management)   as defined with the Platform Sourcing Director
  • Build the costing based on previous references,
  • in parallel to the PrSM job on the Project, the TSL leads the follow-up of the Product sourcing cost during the first Project using that new Product.


4. On Tenders

For tenders based on Ref libs :

  • Ensure requirements (by gap vs. RL) are provided to Sub-systems engineers / Sourcing Domains 
  • Challenge tender requirements when relevant (promote standardisation or optimum technology)
  • Consolidate the sourcing commitment in tender phase and the preliminary supplier list
  • Propose ambitions based on Reference Library improvement plans
  • Manage the commitment construction with the sourcing community
  • Lead competitiveness reviews involving the management
  • Build the costing based on the formal TSP. (tool to be used to build the whole sourcing commitment)
  • Manages the Sourcing Alignment Review (SAR)
  • Presents the costing for validation during the Tender sourcing validation meeting
  • Lead commitment review based on the Sourcing commitment sheet.


For tenders built on full new Products (*):

  • Build the very first costing based on previous references,
  • Progressively build robust cost assumption on B&C items according to proven models and A commodity managers/buyers commitments,
  • Assess, jointly with the tender team, the opportunity and risk related to early agreements with suppliers, taking into REX of similar experiences
  • Consolidate the sourcing commitment in tender phase and the preliminary supplier list
  • Define tender sourcing strategy, detail the RAMP & SAMP.


For tenders requesting sourcing localisation in specific Countries (*):

  • Animate the collection of information on the local network of companies involved, ensure a full overview of the supplier capability network,
  • Ensure a mastering of a local supplier competitiveness. (based on mastered cost from existing designs)


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



Key Job Authorities and Dimensions (Expenditure/Hiring authorities, total budget resp., team size; etc.):

  • DOA

Performance measurements:   

  • RL cost reduction progress
  • Tender saving ratio
  • Tender on time respecting the process


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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