Junior Buyer - V.I.E.

Date: 4 nov. 2023

Lieu: Toronto, ON, CA

Entreprise: Alstom

Req ID:431841 

Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada’s busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.

Purpose of the Job

  • To develop and implement the Procurement strategy to ensure optimal cost productivity (i.e. preferred suppliers, saving & risk assessments, etc.…) 



  • Collects and formalizes Return of Experience on projects deployed in the region
  • Liaises with Engineering Department, Project, Bid & technical Managers and with many different stakeholders (i.e. Supplier Quality, Supply Chain, etc.…)  in order to prepare tender Procurement commitment.
  • Challenges commodity buyers & managers to increase competitiveness and ensure convergence of commodity strategies with Tender
  • Manages Procurement QCDP commitment into Tender
  • Leads Prebid agreements at tender phase when it brings a real advantage
  • Proactive cooperation with Engineering to ensure “Design to Cost”
  • Consolidates the Procurement commitment in tender phase including actualization & firming calculations
  • Builds realistic, competitive and on-time tender cost commitment


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or technical discipline,



  • Minimum 3 years' work experience in Procurement
  • High level of analytical skills and experience in driving global tender & Project processes
  • Intermediate level of Excel knowledge


Competencies & Skills

  • Capable to work under time pressure to meet deadlines
  • Sense of onership and collaboration
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work in a matrix organisation
  • Strong organizational, administrative, interpersonal, verbal communication and technical report writing skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives 
  • Fluent in English. French is an asset
  • Communication skills & team spirit
  • Ability for international travel

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.