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Global Lead Buyer Seats (m/f)

Date: May 10, 2017

Location: Berlin, BE, DE

Global Lead Buyer Seats (m/f)-TGPR-DEBQ01174408



Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business hold the number one global market position in eight if 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. We design, build and service some of the most intelligent and beautiful rail solutions in the world. Our products are safe, healthy for people and help preserve the world's natural environment.
We offer our specialists a modern, friendly, multinational environment and we encourage them to innovate.
If you are an international, innovating profile, apply for our exciting

Global Lead Buyer Seats (m/f) role in Berlin area, Germany


To create, maintain and drive the deployment of BT Global Commodity Management (GCM) Sourcing Strategies until supplier selection, working closely together with the Product Engine Buyers and the BT Product Engineers for Standardization on Vehicle & Sub-system Platforms.
Actively support the Bid process, negotiate the key contracts and establish frame agreements with suppliers across all Regions.
To contribute and sustain the optimization of TCO of our products through best-in-class Supply Chain and Supplier Relationship Management.


• Create purchasing leverage and gain from synergies across divisions.
• Develop Commodity TCO, benchmark and intelligence.
• Contract BT Standard Sub-systems.
• Align early sourcing plans with vehicle Platforms prior to Bid Phase.
• Optimize supply base of the Commodity Supplier Panel. .
• Validate Commodity Sourcing Plan with bid team.
• Support RFQ & SOE process for key bids.
• Validate Procurement BB (Blue Book) inputs for the Commodity
• Implement Frame agreements for BT Standard Sub-systems.
• Negotiate best terms and conditions (T&C’s) for GPA contracts or correct sourcing mandate allocation.
• Build BT Commodity Network external, cross divisional, cross functional & coerce cooperation wherever needed
• Perform regular reviews of Strategies, Sourcing Decisions and network strategic actions



• MBA, BA, Engineering degree
• Typically >5 years’ experience in purchasing related role, ideally with >2 years in a strategic sourcing role.
• Management skills within matriarchal organizations.
• Financial awareness, in particular, experience in cost structure analysis, cost control activities, target settings.
• Advanced knowledge in a specialized role for the product and/or commodity.
• Negotiation/Influencing skills
• Very good communication skills
• Open minded, easily adaptable, self-motivated with good time management skills
• Developed diplomatic skills
• English business fluent is mandatory for this role

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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

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Job: Buyer
Primary Location: DE-BE-Berlin
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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13.03.2017, 9:45:56 AM

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