Buyer -(H/F) CoE Interiors

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Date: 05-Mar-2023

Location: Valenciennes, 59, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:408361 

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.  

The Buyer is in charge of supporting the project execution by managing suppliers Quality/Cost/Delivery (QCD) performances. We are looking for our new talent to join our Buyer team withing the CDS Interiors (Components Development Site). 


Your responsibilities

  • Review with Commodity Manager supplier selections to secure RFQs (Request For Quotation) and project execution and profitability
  • Track sourcing performance in project and issue action plan in case of deviation
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and manage suppliers QCD performances
  • Work closely with CDS Project Management, Engineering and Supplier Quality to secure the project execution
  • Support the team on Supplier quality and/or Supply Chain issues, Cost of Non-Quality (CONQ) management


Knowledge & experience

Master degree (engineering or business school) with purchasing specialty and a minimum experience of 3 years as Project Buyer in an industrial environment, ideally railway or similar industries. You also have a demonstrated history on supplier negotiation and product schedule management. Technical knowledge on metallic / plastic processes is an asset. 

English writter and spoken is mandatory. 

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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