Procurement Manager

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Date: 25-Jul-2022

Location: Villeurbanne, 69, France

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 8B€ of Sales and around 40,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Be part of Alstom Digital Mobility, joining Site Procurement Organization, covering Signalling France business.

You will join a team dedicated to activities performed in all 3 sites Villeurbanne, Aix-En-Provence & Saint-Ouen.

Product & Project activities are at the heart of D&IS mission, and requires motivated, dedicated and agile profiles.


This Procurement Manager main missions are:

- Manage, develop, and support a team of approximately 10 Commodity buyers, in the field of Electronic Sub-contractors, Electronic components, PCB, Connectors, Mechanical, cables, ...

- Ensure teams objectives on Competitivity, Supplier performances, on all QCD aspects

- Continuously improve ways of working to reach excellence with internal & external stakeholders


Team management and development:

- Secures compliance of his team to Alstom Policies and processes (Sourcing, DFQ, Ethics & Compliance, …)

- Manage headcount and staffing

- Manage local buyer team in close link with central Procurement (Commodity Managers)

- Monitor local Procurement team workload and process to arbitration

- Develop team competences

- Drive AIR Values


Procurement performance:

- Applies & support Alstom procurement rules, process & tools

- Bring sourcing expertise to support local buyer team

- Challenge central team (CM) to secure best tender proposals, then secure project execution and profitability in escalation phase

- Drive continuous improvement within whole local buyer team (APSYS Procurement roadmap)

- Manage Supplier Local QCD performances

- Perform regular (min. Monthly) supplier QCD performance, solves major issues and secure objectives achievement


Tender / Project / Product execution and profitability:

- Support local buyer to face commercial and contractual negotiation 

- Challenge site stakeholders (engineering, project industrials, supply chain, quality, ...) to secure Product profitability

- encourage innovative approaches to ensure continuous improvement on “Catalog Products” competitivity and availability

- Analyses risks and sets appropriate mitigation plan

- Formalize and share REX on main issues

- Secure PO placed on time


Operationnal excellence & Cash focus:


- Support supply chain to monitor and secure raw material inventory and OTIF objectives

- Support quality on NCR treatment and improvement, CONQ S1 management

- Support accounting department to align on invoice accounting and payable days

- Actively participate on industrial continous improvement


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