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Date: 21 May 2024

Location: Trapaga, BI, ES

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains,  metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital  mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000  colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce  carbon and replace cars. 


Could you be the full-time Strategic Buyer in Bilbao we’re looking for?   

Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your Strategic Buyer expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside young and talented teammates.

You'll take care of the management of purchase orders. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business and much more. We'll look to you to be responsible for:

  • Budget management of materials assigned to your projects
  • Monitoring and negotiation of material replanning
  • Management of purchase orders corresponding to materials A (and some B)



All about you 


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single  skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:


  • Training preferably in Technical Engineering or similar.

  • Experience in strategic purchasing or previous sourcing activities will be positively evaluated.

  • Fluent English language is mandatory.

  • Negotiation, organization, analysis and communication skills are required.

  • Proactive person who works as a team with high work capacity and good communication skills.



Things you’ll enjoy  


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and  develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:  

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines

  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues

  • Contribute to innovative projects

  • Utilise our Agile working environment

  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries

  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning

  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and  potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension)

  • Progress towards Procurement Project Manager


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one  of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to  hear from you! 


As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



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