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Date: 04-Feb-2023

Location: Sesto San Giovanni, MI, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:405306 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Job Title


Purpose of the Job


Ensure sourcing and project execution in line with QCD objectives

Pilot local contractual relationships with suppliers

Organization Structure

Is part of the Sourcing organization

Organizational Reporting

Commodity Sourcing Manager/Director

Network & Links

Sourcing local/central, Platform & Project teams, Supplier Quality, Supply Chain, Legal, Finance, Engineering and Train Sub System for RS/Compo.


Supplier relationship

  • Identification of project and business needs
  • Preparation and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool
  • Negotiation of cost reduction with suppliers
  • Inputs provider/contributor for order placement
  • Ensure QCD targets achievement, CONQ (Cost Of Non Quality) & claims management
  • Lead supplier QCD performance reviews
  • Management of initial issues before escalation to line manager
  • Respect Alstom Transport code of ethics and guidelines

Commodity support on site:

  • Consolidation of commodity needs, inputs
  • Active participation to commodity strategy and panel elaboration
  • Support of Commodity Manager in tender phase
  • Represent the commodities towards projects, platforms and solutions.
  • Effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • Apply the Alstom Transport Sourcing process, and provide return on experience

Involvement in projects:

  • Closely work with sourcing project representatives (Project Sourcing Manager, etc...)
  • Ensure work package sheet commitment respect
  • Ensure QCD targets


Educational requirements

Business school or Engineering degree


Technical Knowledge / Experience

Fluent English and international background is a must


Behavioral and Technical Skills / Competencies

Good interpersonal skills (leadership and communication)


Job Location

Sesto San Giovanni

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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