Buyer Indirect Domain

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Date: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Alstom


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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact. 



We are looking for a Buyer Indirect Domain at our site in Vienna, Austria. Key position in the Indirect Sourcing Team, together with your colleagues you’re fully accountable of the procurement process and competitivity for the indirect spent containing consultancy, services, facility management, insurance, CAPEX & OPEX.




Key network & Links:
This position is il full line with the indirect sourcing organization You will have to exchange information with:
•    All product lines potential Sourcing Internal Customer network
•    Sourcing Indirect Global network across Alstom Transport  legal entities
•    Finance networks Corporate and other Alstom Sector Sourcing Organization 
Specific responsibilities of the role: 
•    Applies & support Alstom Transport sourcing rules, process & tools
•    Identifies and inventory project and business needs
•    Consolidates needs and defines sourcing strategy with the Indirect Sourcing Manager
•    Negotiates cost reduction with suppliers
•    Participates to panel elaboration
•    Insures QCD achievement 
•    Places orders for projects on his/her scope
•    Reports his/her results on a monthly basis to Indirect Sourcing network
•    Establish, validate and follow up the completion of orders
•    Makes sure that suppliers selected are complying with Alstom ethic code and SD  Alstom charte
•    Optimize and decrease total costs of ownership of purchasing families through strategy building with internal customers, supply base performance monitoring and development as well as internal ways of working optimization.
•    Manages return of experience and gives feedback to the Indirect Sourcing manager and all stakeholders
Desired Skills & Experience: 

•    Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
•    Team player and result oriented person

•    Self-motivated and able to manage own work-load to achieve targets set by self or others
•    Demonstrably high level of personal integrity and performance ethic
•    Operational dealing within projects in sourcing, engineering or commercial
•    Contract management experience

•    Education: Business school or Engineering degree with Master in purchasing
•    Ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written) in English and German 

•    General knowledge of Microsoft applications and SAP

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.  


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.


The minimum salary for this position is 3.184,29 EUR gross / month (14 x) for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.


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