Commodity Leader Flooring Systems

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Date: 30-Aug-2022

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom


Req ID:345563 


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 

The Commodity Leader, reporting to the Commodity Manager, will have the following responsibilities:

  • Strong involvement in and implementation of Direct Procurement commodity strategies for flooring systems with international partners and Alstom sites
  • Manage operational needs for Regions and sites 
  • Manage global panel providers (BR, FA, etc.)
  • Responsible for commodity QCDT and supplier performance management
  • Support our Direct Procurement network and ensure compliance with commodity strategy
  • Dashboards reviews and management
  • Animate Savings Plan


The specific responsibilities of the Commodity Leader will be:

  • Supplier relationship
    • Manage global RFQs from end-to-end
    • Negotiate Frame Agreements with main global players
    • Ensure global QCDT targets achievement
    • Lead supplier QCDT performance reviews
    • Respect Alstom code of ethics and guidelines.
  • Commodity support
    • Commodity representative to support Procurement maturity
    • Consolidation of commodity needs
    • Build and propose differentiation for the company through supplier innovation
    • Active participation to commodity strategy and panel elaboration
    • Define a strategy for specific segment according to delegation
    • Effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
    • Apply the Alstom Procurement process, and provide return on experience
    • Actively participate to challenge our Procurement KPIs
    • Build Procurement Tender Commitment
  • Operational involvement
    • Operational Procurement responsibility on negociation, cross sites/PLs bundling
    • Lead Saving Plan by leveraging Design to Cost, LCC, Volumes... (all savings levers)
  • 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



  • Educational Requirements: Engineering or Business School with a master degree in Purchasing
  • Professionnal Experience:
    • Procurement professional background with 5 to 10 years of experience in Industry
    • Minimum of three years working experience in purchasing
    • Technical and strong market knowledge of the commodity
  • Competencies & Skills
    • 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. 


Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Procurement, Performance Management, Operations, Human Resources