Buyer -(H/F) CoE Interiors

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Date: 16-Jun-2022

Location: Valenciennes, 59, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:288843 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


We are looking for a Buyer( M/F) who will join our Buyer Team within the Center of Excellence Interior. His main missions will be :


  • Support project execution by managing suppliers Quality/Delivery/Cost (QCD) performances
  • Applies & support Alstom Transport sourcing rules, process & tools
  • Challenge central sourcing (Sourcing Commodity Manager) to secure project execution and profitability in escalation phase
  • Negotiate, contract with suppliers, manage Suppliers QCD performances
  • Perfom regular supplier QCD performance, solves major issues and secure objectives achievement
  • Work closely to CoE Engineering and Supplier Quality team to secure project execution and profitability
  • Track sourcing performance in project and issue action plan in case of deviation
  • Analyses risks and sets appropriate mitigation plan
  • Formalize and share Return of Experience on main issues
  • Secure Purchase Orders placed on time
  • Support quality on Non Conformity Reports (NCR) treatment and improvement,  Cost Of Non-Quality (CONQ) management
  • Support accounting departement to align on invoice accounting and payable days
  • Actively participate on industrial continous improvement


Profile & competencies:

  • BAC + 5 degree, ideally engineer's diploma or business diploma with purchasing speciality
  • 3 years as Project buyer in an industrial environment, ideally in railway or similar industries
  • Experience on supplier negotiation and product schedule management
  • Technical knowledge on metallic / plastic processes is an asset
  • Fluent in English



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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