Buyer/Analyst

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Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: Whitby, ON, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:263821 

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 

Job Summary:

Responsible for source selection and procurement functions directly associated with the company’s needs for indirect materials & services, fixed assets & tooling, and select production materials and services. Evaluate & maintain proper inventory levels on a multitude of after-market parts. Work with suppliers to process orders quickly & to deliver on time.

 

Key responsibilities:

1. Source, negotiate and develop new and strong vendor relations. 20%

2. Analyse and establish proper inventory levels that minimize carrying costs while providing excellent customer service. 20%

3. Lead negotiation of pricing and tooling issues including terms, freight, customs & insurances. 20%

4. Initiate purchase orders & amendments for parts, services or special tools. Arrange for submission & inspection of sample products. 20%

5. Ensure the up-to-date status of supplier contracts as well as keeping track of supplier performances. 20%

 

Job Requirements - Qualifications & Functional Knowledge:

- Education· Ideally some post-secondary

- Must have strong excel skills

- Relevant experience required (i.e. directly linked to the requirements of the position/role) · 5 years

- Specialized or cross-functional knowledge / relevant experience required by the position/role

- Ideally Operational and/or Maintenance knowledge/experience

- Ideally MRP (Material Requirements Planning) and/or SAP experience

- Understanding of Supply Chain and a strong understanding of source selection and procurement functions.

- Responsible for sourcing & purchasing parts for up to 2 Geographical Locations (Toronto/Whitby) interacting with staff that support 4 store/warehouse locations and 12 Outposts

- Must be able to leverage customer relationships to support change initiatives and continuous improvement activities

- Optimize sourcing solutions while maintaining quality and on-time delivery

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. 

 

 

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


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