Procurement Manager

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Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Whitby, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:390523 

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

Responsible for all Procurement activities on project, the Procurement Manager will create a buying strategy which considers maintenance & production needs, company budget, and contractual requirements.


Roles & Responsibilities:

- Meet with buyers, supervisors, and department heads to understand and support the needs of the business

- Forecast material supply and demand

- Lead requests for quotation (RFQ's)

- Review and negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers

- Delegate within the procurement team

- Train and support management team with regards to procurement related initiatives

- Research supplers and vendors that may meet the goals of the company

- Ensure suppliers have sufficient certifications, accreditation, insurance, as well as the capability to supply to the companys demands

- Manage inventory levels

- Collect and analyze data related to procurement and supply chain to ensure the best decisions are made for both the company and the customer

- Responsible for maintaining supplier contract database and contract performance evaluations.

- Track Purchase Order progress and make corrective actions in order to maintain optimum levels of inventory in support of customer requirements.

- Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.


Required Skills and Abilities:

- Demonstrates attention to details and a commitment to providing a high level of customer service.

- Excellent project management skills and the proven ability to recognize procurement opportunities that will substantially reduce the organization’s overall purchased goods annualized costs.

- Well-developed negotiation and conflict management/resolution skills.

- Strong verbal communication and presentation skills, including document creation, preparation, editing and overall document management using the Microsoft Office Suite.

- Strong business acumen with sound judgement and decision making.

- Must be results-oriented and able to prioritize and focus on key deliverables with an ability to meet tight deadlines.

- Outstanding organizational and time management skills.

- Ability to logically plan, organize, and structure activities.


Experience and Education Requirements:

- Degree in business administration, supply chain, commerce, or similar field

- Minimum 3-5 years experience in a similar procurement field

- Knowledge of procurement processes, practices and trends.

- SCMP accreditation or Certified Professional Purchaser (C.P.P.) designation is an asset



Flexibility to work primarily out of our Etobicoke OR Whitby locations.



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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