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Date: 1 Oct 2023

Location: Villeurbanne, FR

Company: Alstom

Apprentice Buyer

Within Alstom's Purchasing department, in the D&IS (Digital & Integrated System) field, we are looking for a Apprentice Buyer.


As an apprentice is the D&IS team, you will work on the following missions:


Support the Commodity Data Processing (HMI, Processing boards, Data Recording & Odometry sensors, Power supply, Automation products, signalling….) on signaling/TCMS equipment on board of our projects.


This translates concretely into:

  • Understand the strategic issues
  • Apply the purchasing strategy to all projects and sites
  • Participate in contractual and commercial negotiations with the main suppliers


During this mission, you will be required to perform the following actions:

  • Purchasing strategy
    • Consolidation of the figures necessary to monitor the operational performance of the area (savings, BCC, NCE, OTIF, top offenders)
    • Participation in strategic meetings with interlocutors worldwide
    • Implementation of a database listing all project prices & calls for tenders
    • Establishment of a product reference library: mapping of prices and technologies by platform determining Alstom’s competitiveness in calls for tenders
  • Construction and management of the supplier panel
    • Support to the Commodity on the management and monitoring of transversal actions (BCC / LCC, verticalization, massification, etc.) with the support of different regions of the world
    • Participation in supplier performance meetings
    • Panel management, monitoring of the financial health of suppliers (focus on America and Poland), positioning on innovation topics (cybersecurity)
  • Commercial negotiation and contractualization
    • Monitoring of the global contractual database
    • Comparison of the main commercial terms and conditions


If the mission is a success and you are recognized internally for the quality of your work, you will be able to build a long-term future with ALSTOM, both in France and internationally!


Your profile


Education: Engineering school with a master’s degree specializing in Purchasing or Business School

A first internship in Industry would be appreciated

Fluent English

Good interpersonal skills as well as good communication

You are dynamic, rigorous with a good capacity for synthesis


Location: Alstom SA Villeurbanne (69100)


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