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Operational Buyer

Publicerad 2021-06-11

Date: 09-Jun-2021
Location: Luleå, Sweden
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.   

Join us as a Operational Buyer and you’ll be looking at a career-defining in Luleå, Norrbotten

About the role
As an operational buyer you are responsible for using of professional purchasing practices & techniques and ensure parts/services/goods availability (PR=product related) while maintaining overall cost and inventory at the lowest level and highest quality (TCO). Also, you will maintain daily contact with suppliers to ensure supplier quality and on-time-delivery, you will align with Global Procurement on the strategic Supplier panel as well as for the scope in regional responsibility with internal stakeholders of Regional Commodity Management.
Your Tasks:
Order management
  • Issue purchase orders according to actual demand from production or customer
  • Ensure material delivery on time in accordance with agreed terms and conditions
  • Ensure JIT (Just in Time)
  • Analyse and monitor parts to ensure coverage to meet production schedule/customer demand.
  • Expedite suppliers to ensure delivery of purchase parts on time
Material cost reduction follow up
  • Secure delivery according to negotiated GTC
  • Order processing with negotiated prices
Improve OTD (expediting)
  • Follow up on delivery schedule
  • Proactive expediting
  • Order acknowledgement expediting
  • If changes to requirement from production or customer, negotiate new delivery schedule with supplier.
Handling RFQs
  • Sending RFQs to suppliers based on current demand
  • Updating the system with new pricing, most economic purchase volume etc
  • Work pro-actively with price lists on a yearly basis
Supplier Management
Be first person of contact to a given number of suppliers with the following responsibilities:
  • Price lists
  • Coordinate material demand across service lines
  • Update supplier contact details
  • Follow up on OTD, Quality, claims etc
Your Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of purchasing/logistic experience
  • Good Excel and data management skills
  • Customer, target and performance oriented
  • Knowledge of train parts and relevant rail network is a strong advantage
  • Problem solving abilities
  • English and Swedish fluency is a must; German is a strong advantage
An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.

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