Sourcing Engineer, Interior

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Date: 09-Oct-2021

Location: Shanghai, China

Company: Alstom

Req ID:181121 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


  • Reports hierarchically to Sourcing Manager China
  • Indirect Report to Alstom Global Commodity Manager



  • Scouting New Suppliers + Regional Marketing Investigation.
  • Supplier development: start & raise business with already homologated & identified suppliers
  • RFQ Management: from RFQ release to Business Award, Contract Sign, through Project Execution till Warranty Expiration.
  • Ensure Technical Clarification between Suppliers and Technical Expert during RFQ stage also ensures Product Development Technical Clarification during PO Execution Period.
  • Continuous improvement plan (QCD responsibility on orders placed in China)
  • Coordination with stakeholders such as quality, project team to secure the overall sourcing plan
  • Follow Sourcing standard process with using the relevant methods and tools.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Above 3 years’ experience of sourcing development for indirect sourcing.
  • Good negotiating skills, project management skills and supplier management skills
  • Must have strong drive and initiative to continuously promoting global sourcing and cost improvement
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines in a changing environment with a sense of urgency
  • Good English communication skill is a must.  French speaker would be a plus.
  • Have a good team work spirit and work under pressure.

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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