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Date: 20-May-2022

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

Company: Alstom

Req ID:223158 

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 Purchasing department in Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, in the Class C family (screws, bolts, electrical components, chemicals, etc.) and within the metal sector, we are looking for a Purchasing Intern.


As part of this mission, you will support the Class C commodity purchasing manager (€ 250M):


  • Analysis of data suites for feedback from production sites (internal) and distributors (external)
  • Monitoring, synthesis and reporting to the Commodity Manager
  • Training of new buyers on key processes and tools. Good level of English is required
  • Sourcing of new preferred suppliers
  • Participation in negotiations with distributors


During this mission, you will have the opportunity to discuss various purchasing subjects (data crunching, negotiation preparation, sourcing and management of the supplier panel).


If the mission is successful, you will have the opportunity to be recognized internally and to include yourself with Alstom for the duration, in France or abroad.



  • Engineer or Business School
  • Dynamic and curious (technically as well as on purchasing and internal processes)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and in French



Internship of 6 months starting in April 2022


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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