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Global Lead Buyer Coupler & Gangways (m/f)
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Bombardier | Flowery Br, GA
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Global Lead Buyer Coupler & Gangways (m/f)-TGPR-DEHE01355735


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

For one of our locations based in Hennigsdorf (Germany), Derby (United Kingdom) or Crespin (France), we are currently looking to recruit a:

Global Lead Buyer Coupler & Gangways (m/f)

Purpose of the job
As a Global Lead Buyer you will create and drive the sourcing strategies for one of our Global Categories, working closely with the Product Engines, the Lead Engineering Community and the network of commodity buyers.
For the respective scope (Coupler & Gangways), you will be in charge of managing the relationships with Bombardiers partners on senior management level and define the supplier panel.
You will also be a key player in the supplier offer and selection process as well as supplier performance management/development activities, negotiate the key contracts and establish frame agreements with suppliers across all Regions and product platforms. You will contribute to optimize the TCO of our products through best in class supply chain and Supplier Relationship Management.

Key responsibilities

- Establish Category Sourcing strategies
- Create purchasing leverage and gain from synergies across regions/global businesses
- Create and promote the Sourcing Strategy for the respective scope
- Apply an advanced procurement toolset to understand cost structures and provide benchmarking insight across products and platforms
- Ensure standardization and its implementation
- Align Sourcing Strategy with Product Engine priorities for BT Product Platforms

- Develop supplier -best in class' performance
- Optimize supply base
- Supplier performance monitoring together with SQA department
- Supplier relation management with global suppliers
- Accountable for Supplier selection

- Support material bids:
- Validate Sourcing Plans with bid management
- Support tender/bidding process for key bids
- Validate Procurement Blue Book (BB) inputs for the category

- Manage material cost reduction activities and support major claim processes
- Communicate & share information and best practices and ensure 2-way-communication with regions


- Commercial Degree, Engineering Degree, preferably with category related background complemented by a demonstrated track record of success
- Minimum 5 years of experience in procurement related roles, including minimum 2 years in strategic sourcing
- Advanced knowledge in the product/category
- Experience in matrix organizations
- Financial awareness, in particular, experience in cost structure analysis, cost control activities, target settings
- Business fluent level of English language

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at www.careers.bombardier.com and start your dynamic career today!

Your ideas move people.

Job: Buyer
Primary Location: DE-BR-Hennigsdorf
Other Locations:FR-NPC-Crespin, GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
13.03.2017, 3:23:18 PM

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