Buyer / Senior Buyer Interior

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Date: 09-Jun-2022

Location: Wien, 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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

The company in Austria is the global competence centre for trams and train-trams and employs around 700 people, who cover the whole product life cycle, from the first contact to the customer to development, assembly, component production and services.


To support our team in Vienna, we are looking for a dedicated and motivated Buyer & Senior Buyer Interior.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and launch of Request for Quotation with suppliers
  • Lead project negotiation
  • Monitor Procurement project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)
  • Ensure work package sheet commitment respect
  • Prepare Business Award
  • Promote the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.
  • Coordinate project with all métiers
  • Ensure the on-time delivery and quality are secured especially during the ramp-up phase of the project
  • Consolidate the commodity needs, inputs
  • Participate actively to commodity strategy and panel elaboration
  • Provide imputes to build differentiation
  • Support of Commodity Manager in tender phase
  • Represent the commodities towards projects, platforms and solutions.
  • Ensure effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • Support global supplier panel relationship
  • Manage specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local supplier QCDT performances)
  • Measure the supplier's performance and develop them in coordination with supplier Quality Team
  • Assess properly all risky suppliers and manage the associated mitigation plan
  • Manage initial issues before escalation to line manager

Competencies & Skills

  • Engineering or Business School master degree
  • Sourcing professional background (0-5 years)
  • Fluent in English and German

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? 


We consider the diversity of our employees as key to innovation and success. As employer we are proud to offer everyone equal chances, irrespective of age, skin colour, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation or origin.

Classification and salary will be agreed upon based on your professional and personal competence in line with the market and performance. We are required by law to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which according to the collective agreement is 3.093,91 € gross / month (full-time basis).

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