Sourcing Engineer, Metallic

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Date: 07-Oct-2021

Location: Shanghai, China

Company: Alstom

Req ID:162101 

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.  


What are my responsibilities?


General speaking, you will manage and develop Chinese supplier, sourcing metallic commodity from China to all Alstom plants, and lead to monitor Chinese metallic supplier' QCD performance.  You will work with the stakeholders in sourcing team,  including  internal team -- Commodity manager, site buyer, Prsm, SPQD, SQD, Design engineer, industrial engineer, finance, legal, tender and external team—Supplier,  and ensure that all the assigned work for sites and projects are well managed and delivered  with good QCD performance.  


You are responsible for:

  • Manage the commodity / supplier strategy to fulfill the requirement of Transport global supplier panel and development roadmap
  • Supplier development: start & raise business with already homologated & identified suppliers
  • Strong Cost analysis ability(TCO) while tender phase
  • Lead the project development and execution: RFQ, negotiation, DFQ cycle,  FAI, serial delivery, Payment follow up
  • Take the lead among logistic and quality team to manage all supplier’s QCD issues.
  • Communicate with Central CM weekly for projects follow up and new projects introduction
  • Set up China metallic supplier Commodity map to develop new supplier.
  • Application of Alstom Sourcing, quality, supply chain procedure



What do I need to qualify for this job?

In this role, you are expected to build good network and effective working relationships across different teams, and to reach sourcing, quality and OTIF target.  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineer or relevant engineering degree.
  • Above 3years experience of sourcing in development of Casting, Sheet metal work etc.
  • Good leadership skills to monitor internal and external team.
  • Have a good team work spirit and work under pressure.
  • Good communication in English and Chinese. French speaker would be a plus.
  • Able to travel frequently


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Railway background
  • Alstom products and process.
  • High autonomy and strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines in a changing environment with a sense of urgency




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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