Commodity Buyer

14-8-2019 charleroi
company profile

Alstom
has been part of the Belgian railway history for about 130 years.



Today,
from Charleroi (BE), the company is active through two centers of excellence:



-         
Signalling
Systems – Center of excellence ERTMS
(European signaling standard)



-         
Power Electronics
– Center of excellence Traction Systems
(Traction solutions / auxiliary
converters / low voltage cabinets)



Important
efforts in R&D support the development of these activities contributing
actively to promoting a safe and performant railway network as well as
sustainable mobility solutions worldwide.



The Alstom Belgium teams have an excellent knowledge
and reputation in the global project management and every day from Charleroi,
about 1050 employees, among which 500 engineers, are working on more than 100
projects all over the world. Thanks to them, the site of Charleroi makes a
significant contribution to worldwide rail transportation development.


job description

Alstom is looking for an experienced buyer, with a strong technical/engineering background eager to work in a challenging and projects-oriented environment!

POSITION OVERVIEW:  



The Buyer position,
reporting to Site Sourcing Director will as a responsibility have to:



o  
Deploy of commodities
strategy



o  
Ensure project execution in
line with QCDT objectives



o  
Support global supplier
Panel relationship (Supplier workload, negotiation, Specific agreement)



RESPONSIBILITIES :



Supplier relationship:



§ 
Support
global supplier panel relationship



§ 
Manage
specific supplier panel relationship (negotiation, specific agreement, local
supplier QCDT performances)



§ 
Monitor
day to day suppliers performances and issues



§ 
Management
of initial issues before escalation to line manage



§ 
Respect
Alstom code of ethics and guidelines



 



Commodity support on site:



§ 
Consolidation
of commodity needs, inputs



§ 
Active
participation 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.



§ 
Effective
teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving



§ 
Apply
the Alstom Sourcing process, and provide return on experience.



  



Involvement in projects:



§ 
Coordinate
project with all Metiers



§ 
Preparation
and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool



§ 
Lead
project negociation



§ 
Monitor
sourcing project QCDT & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award,
Product development)



§ 
Ensure
work package sheet commitment respect



§ 
Prepare
Business Award



§ 
Promoting
the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical
conduct.


your contribution

SKILLS & EDUCATION



§ 
Competencies &
skills



o  
Strong interpersonal skills
(leadership, ability to convince)



o  
Strong written and verbal
communication skills



o  
Internal and external influencing
skills



o  
Negotiation



o  
Team work



o  
Willingness to take
initiative



o  
Ability to exercise
independent judgment



o  
Comprehensive knowledge of
commodities in area of specialization



§  Previous experience: 2 to 5 years of experience in industry



§  Technical Skills:



o  
Contract Management



o  
Legal awareness



o   Project experience



§ 
Education: Business school or
Engineering degree with Master in purchasing



§ 
Language skills: English and French are
mandatory. Dutch or German is an asset.



§ 
Travels: job will be located in
Charleroi. International travelling is required for supplier and team meetings.


what do we offer?

You’re looking for a challenging but also meaningful job in a multicultural engineering company which sustain careers evolutions and allows international mobility?
At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself! As our next colleague, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of a safer global railway industry.
You recognize yourself in this short description?

Don’t hesitate to apply! (www.alstom.com/careers or jerome.hallaux@alstomgroup.com)

summary
function
purchaser (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
immediate permanent employments
reference
CXRSP-83486
your Randstad contact
Jérôme Hallaux
jerome.hallaux@cx.ausy.be 065 32 98 29
065 32 98 29