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Roumanie, Cluj-NapocaRoumanie, Cluj-Napoca

Alstom

Date de publication 20.03.2024

VIE Indirect Buyer with French

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Your future role

You'll manage procurement operations for Indirect Materials and Services in line with commodity objectives and support supplier panel relationship (supplier workload, negotiation, specific agreement). Day-to-day, you'll work closely with teams across the business (Commodity Management, Regional Procurement Director, Site buyers, Requesters, and their management), consolidating the commodity needs, and much more.

You'll specifically set up full supplier selection process and support the deployment of commodity strategies, while ensuring that purchased goods and services are both cost-efficient and of high quality.

We'll look to you for:
  • Prepare and launch of Request for Quotation with suppliers
  • Lead negotiation
  • Prepare Business Award/Bid Comparison Chart and secure agreement
  • Actively contribute to digitalisation
  • Represent the commodities towards projects, platforms and solutions
  • Ensure effective teamwork with internal customers and stakeholders in problem solving
  • 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


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That's why we don't expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we've listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

Key requirements:
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Work in an international environment.
  • Business School or Master in Purchasing
  • Medium experience in the area of specialization
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel processes.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.


Details of the Volunteers for International Experience (VIE) program:

  • Assignments are open for citizens of European Union countries between 18 and 28 years, who have fulfilled the military service obligations of their country
  • A VIE assignment will be in a country other than that of the applicant
  • Set up by public sector statute in France, managed by the Business France organization
  • Assignment lasts from 6 to 24 months, renewable once within a cumulative limit of 24 months
  • Compensation (non-taxable) linked to the cost of living index and set by Business France
  • International social protection is extended to eligible parties
  • 2.5 days of holiday per month

Important to note

As a global business, we're an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We're committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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