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Buyer

Discipline
Procurement & Contracts
Sector
Infrastructure
Location
West-Vlaanderen
Vacancy ID
52388

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 manager
  • 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 imputs 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 Métiers
  • Preparation and launch of Request For Quotation with suppliers using the standard tool
  • Lead project negotiation
  • 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.

Requirements

Competencies & Skills 

  • Strong interpersonal skills (leadership, ability to convince)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Internal and external influencing skills
  • Negotiation
  • Team work
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities in area of specialization

Mandatory:

  • Fluent English & French & International background is a must
  • Min 8 years of experience in industry
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