Internship - Commodity Buyer Elastomers

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Date: 21-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, J, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:399406 

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


We are looking for an intern to join our Procurement department. You will be attached to the Train Interiors Domain and reporting to the Commodity Manager Glazing and Elastomers. 


Your mission will be to support the Commodity Manager (CM) in managing and defining the supplier panel on behalf of the Alstom group. You will carry out several actions aimed at defining a strategy on elastomer commodities and its various segments.


The main tasks linked to this are:

  • Data crunching
  • Collection and analysis of RFI (Request for Information), Market analysis
  • Data analysis and classification of suppliers according to a framework defined by the CM
  • Update and maintenance of "share place" for the purchasing population of sites around the world
  • Definition of an RFQ document (request for Quotation) Global standard
  • Global benchmark of the panel and classification of results by supplier
  • Analysis of supplier positioning and capabilities to suggest strategic axes




  • Curriculum / Field of studies: 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



Internship of 6 months starting January 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. 





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