Apprenticeship - DIS Installation Commodity

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Date: 13-Jul-2022

Location: Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, J, France

Company: Alstom


Req ID:299964 


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 

Within the Alstom Procurement Department, in D&IS Digital Information System domain, we are looking for a Purchasing apprentice.


In the framework of your work-study mission, you will be involved in supporting the ADM Domain Manager and his team of commodity managers (telecommunication, metal parts, electrical integration, electronic cards, etc.) on D&IS Digital Information System equipment projects. This can be translated concretely into:

  • The understanding of the strategical stakes
  • Expand the purchasing strategy on the overall of projects and sites
  • Participate to the contractual and commercial negotiation with the strategical suppliers


During this mission, you will be required to perform the following actions: 

  • Purchasing strategy:
    • Consolidation of figures necessary to monitor the operational performance of the domain (savings, BCC, NCE, OTIF, top offenders)
    • Participation in strategic meetings with all the regional stakeholders
    • Implementation of a database listing all project prices & tenders
    • Creation of a products reference library: mapping of prices and technologies by platform determining Alstom's competitiveness on tenders
  • Construction and management of the supplier panel:
    • Support to the CMs on the management and follow-up of transversal actions (BCC /LCC, verticalization, massification, etc.) with the support of the different regions
    • Participation in supplier performance meetings
    • Panel management, monitoring of suppliers' financial health, positioning on innovation topics (cybersecurity for example)
  • Commercial negotiation and contractualization: 
    • Monitoring of the global contractual database
    • Comparison of the main commercial clauses and conditions



  • Engineering school with a Master's degree in Purchasing or Business school.
  • A first internship in Industry would be appreciated.
  • Fluent in English
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Dynamic, rigorous with a good capacity of synthesis

Apprenticeship contract of 24 months


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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