Commodity Buyer

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Date: 23-Jan-2022

Location: Vaesteras, U, Sweden

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Commodity Buyer

Job ID: 207124


Do you want to join a world leader in the railway sector? Alstom Sweden lis ooking for an ambitious Commodity Buyer.


As a Commodity Buyer, you will be responsible to deploy commodities strategy, ensure project execution in line with objectives of the project and to support global supplier panel relationship (Supplier workload, negotiation, Specific agreement)


Key Responsibilities


Supplier relationship:

  • Support global supplier panel relationship
  • Manage specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier performances)
  • Monitor day to day suppliers’ performances and issues
  • Management of initial issues before escalation to line manage
  • Respect Alstom code of ethics and guidelines


Commodity support on site:

  • Consolidation of commodity needs, inputs
  • Active participation to commodity strategy and panel elaboration
  • Provide imputes to build differentiation
  • 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 Sourcing process and provide return on experience.


Involvement in projects:

  • Coordinate project with all Métiers
  • Preparation and launch of Request for Quotation with suppliers
  • Lead project negotiation
  • Monitor evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)
  • Prepare Business Award
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.




  • Graduated from Business School or Engineering school
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience from international business
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in industry


Job Location


Located in Västerås, Stockholm or Motala in Sweden


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.  



Why Joining Us ?


Alstom in the Nordics and Russia has over 2000 employees and offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, and Moscow, as well as several local offices and service depots. Joining Alstom means being a part of a highly qualified international team with an inclusive and responsible culture as the foundation. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential by offering excellent opportunities to grow, all while valuing and respecting our employees as individuals.


We are also providing flexibility and competitive terms and conditions.


We hope that this has caught your interest and welcome you to apply for the position as soon as possible.







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