Lead Buyer for Indirect Commodities

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Date: 10-Jul-2019

Location: Sesto San Giovanni, Italy

Company: Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector. Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – customised services (maintenance, modernisation,…) and infrastructure and signalling solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated railway systems. It recorded sales of €6.9 billion and booked €10.6 billion of orders in the 2015/16 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 31,000 people today. 
The Alstom-led consortium Expolink, also composed of Acciona and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line, also called Route 2020, and upgrade the system of the existing line. The project involves the construction of a 15-kilometre-long line – of which 11.8 kilometers of elevated metro line and 3.2 kilometers underground metro line - branching off the existing red line at the Nakheel Harbour & Tower station.

Deploy commodities strategy

Deploy within country /site , contract & initiative

Ensure project execution in line with QCD objectives

Pilot contractual relationships with suppliers for his/her scope on different sites

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 raising contract when necessary

· Inputs provider/contributor for order placement

· Ensure QCD targets achievement, CONQ** & 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:

· Consolidation of commodity needs, inputs

· Active participation to commodity strategy and panel elaboration

· Commodity representative

· According to delegation, lead commodity segments strategy

· 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 internal stakholders of main Function and Sourcing project representatives (Project Sourcing Manager, etc...)

· Ensure work package sheet commitment respect

At Alstom, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at: www.alstom.com

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