Commodity Buyer Couplers & Gangways - Apprenticeship

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Date: 24 Sep 2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom


Req ID:413580 


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 


In the Couplers & Gangways commodity, we are looking for our future buyer colleague.

As part of your work-study mission, you will be involved in supporting the Commodity Leader on Rolling Stock projects.

During this mission, you will be able to develop the following skills:

  • Commercial negotiation and contracting
  • Deploy and support the procurement strategy
  • Ensure project execution in line with QCDT objectives
  • Effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • Monitor day to day suppliers performances and issues
  • Apply the ALSTOM procurement process
  • Respect ALSTOM code of ethics and guidelines

Job Interest

  • Work in international and technical environment with strong sourcing skills and processes
  • Strategic overview on international project
  • The mission including economic, technical and quality related tasks


Our ideal colleague should comply with the followings:

  • Engineer or Master Degree in purchasing/sourcing with a first internship in industry is an asset.
  • Good relationship building and communication skills
  • Autonomy and pro-activity
  • Dynamic,  synthetic and analytic thinking
  • Computer literacy: Excel and Powerpoint mandatory
  • Ease of integration within an International environment: English speaking
  • Open-minded and interest of international business


Apprenticeship of 12 months starting September 2023


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. 


Job Type:​Internship/Apprenticeship

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