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Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Vallejo, CA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:270301 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 


  • Set up full supplier selection process
  • Deploy commodities strategy
  • Ensure project execution in line with QCDT objectives
  • Support supplier Panel relationship (Supplier workload, negotiation, Specific agreement)


Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Global  or Regional organization / Site-Cluster Procurement organizations


Reports directly to:

Commodity Manager / Director

Procurement Manager / Director

Site Procurement Director


Describe here main information such as accountabilities, authorities, performance measurements:

Set up full supplier selection process


Prepare and launch of Request for Quotation with suppliers

Lead project negotiation

Monitor Procurement project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)

Ensure work package sheet commitment respect

Prepare Business Award

Promote the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

Coordinate project with all métiers

Ensure the on-time delivery and quality are secured especially during the ramp-up phase of the project


Support commodity strategy


Consolidate the commodity needs, inputs

Participate actively 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.

Ensure effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving

Apply the Alstom Procurement process and provide return on experience.


Build Supplier relationship

Support global supplier panel relationship

Manage specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier QCDT performances)

Measure the supplier's performance and develop them in coordination with supplier Quality Team

Assess properly all risky suppliers and manage the associated mitigation plan

Manage initial issues before escalation to line manager

Monitor Corporate Social Responsibility engagements and deviations

Respect Alstom code of ethics and guidelines


Performance measurements:

Savings P&L and Cost to Complete

Non Conformities Event and On Time Delivery

Panel situation Supplier compliancy status rate


Mandatory Educational Requirements:

4 year college degree from an accredited university such as a Bachelors in Business


Competencies & Skills Describe the needed skills (technical & behavioral)

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Communication skills & Team spirit
  • Ability to challenge
  • Results oriented
  • Rigorous and structured
  • International mindset
  • Fluent in English

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. 


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