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Procurement Director

Req ID:453137 

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, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Key Accountabilities

Team facilitation and Management :

  • Secures compliance of his/her team to the Alstom code of Ethics

  • Ensure team animation in close link with Region Procurement Directors

  • Manage and develop procurement site director and his/her team

  • Motivate, inspire and continuously develop his/her team in a multicultural interface to improve competencies

  • Close link with Global Procurement (Commodity Manager (CM), Domain Director (DD)) to deploy Global strategies and have synergies

  • Welcome the new resources, manages their local integration, and is responsible for their coaching by their senior colleagues

  • Applies & support Alstom Transport Procurement rules, process & tools

  • Management of his/her cost center, ensure the adequate sizing of his/her organization according to the business needs

  • Procurement performance :

  • Applies & support Alstom Procurement Golden rules, process & tools

  • Bring Procurement expertise to support local buyer team

  • Challenge global sourcing (Commodity Manager (CM) / Commodity Director(CD)) to secure project execution and profitability in escalation phase

  • Drive continuous improvement within whole local buyer team through APSYS Procurement

  • Manage Supplier Local QCD performances

  • Perform regular (min. Monthly) supplier QCD performance, solves major issues and secure objectives achievement

  • Project execution and profitability:

  • Support local team to face commercial and contractual negotiation during project execution phase

  • Challenge site stakeholders (engineering, supply chain, quality...) to secure project execution and profitability

  • Track procurement performance in project and issue action plan in case of deviation

  • Analyses risks and sets appropriate mitigation plan

  • Formalize and share return on experience on main issues

  • Operational excellence & Cash focus:

  • Support supply chain to monitor and secure raw material inventory and On Time in Full (OTIF) objectives

  • Support quality on Non Conformities Report treatment and improvement, Cost Of Non Quality (CONQ) S1 management

  • Support accounting department to align on invoice accounting and payable days

  • Participate actively on industrial continuous improvement

  • Performance measurements:

  • Savings (actions aiming at securing and improving gross margin)

  • Non-Conformities Report and On Time Delivery / CONQ S1 & coverage from Procurement

  • LGR and SGR on time

  • FAI on time (RS&C)

  • Tender ambition tracking (ASIP) & Sourcing action plan tracking from SPR including claims and ambition covering

  • PO Go on time

  • APSYS Procurement maturity roadmap improvement

  • Native Dutch, fluent in English and French.

  • Master degree in Engineering and/ or Commercial with deep technical background by experience.
  • 10 years’ experience in a Manager role in procurement (transport industry is a plus).
  • Solid level in Microsoft Office Applications, good experience with ERP programs and particularly SAP.
  • Excellent people manager, communicator, agile team player, highly responsive and autonomous.
  • You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

    Important to note

    As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63 countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

    Job Type:​Experienced​

    Job Segment: Supply Chain, Procurement, Supply, Accounts Payable, SAP, Operations, Finance, Technology

    Procurement Director

    Contract type: 
    Permanent, Full-time
    Procurement, Procurement Manager
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