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Senior Supply Specialist

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Senior Supply Specialist-TWMA-AUMT01885468


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Senior Supply Specialist in MIlton, Queensland.

About the Role:

As a Senior Supply Specialist, you will be responsible for creating, maintaining and driving the deployment of our New build and Service support sourcing strategies for Variation Orders, working closely together with the Regional Buyers and Global Commodity Management. To sustainable contribute in optimizing the TCO of our products through our unique innovative, best in class supply chain and Supplier Relationship Management.

Tracking supplier’s performance and support them in target performance achievement.

Your responsibilities will include:

1. Negotiate and Manage New Build and Maintenance Service contracts with supplier for the upgrade of QNGR Accessibility Variation Project and QNGR Signalling System to ETCS (European Train Control System).

- Assist in the efficient procurement and management of suppliers and sub-contractors from commencement of the tender process (White Book) to contract completion
- Lead all negotiations with suppliers or sub-contractors with participation of the appropriate functions
- Prepare sub-contract documentation, including tender and contract documents
- Support major claim processes

2. Support material cost controlling

- Strong financial discipline and Governance to control material spend, particularly on the multimillion-dollar ETCS variation
- Follow-up material cost vs. budget on commodity and project level including potential risks and opportunities (TAC monitoring), particularly on the multimillion-dollar ETCS variation

3. Manage material cost reduction activities

- Create purchasing leverage and gain from synergies with group and other divisions
- Category benchmark and intelligence
- Formulation of category strategies and set targets
- Prepare & Present category presentations
- Support when needed, on other categories
- Implement total cost reduction


Key Requirements:

- MBA, BA, Engineering degree or equivalent
- Good experience in purchasing or purchasing related role, including minimum 2 years in strategic sourcing
- Excellent knowledge about general terms and conditions and contract management
- Project management skills
- Experience in the railway industry and particularly on Electronic, Software, signalling systems is highly valued

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

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signaling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Buyer
Primary Location: AU-QLD-Brisbane
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
31.01.2019, 12:47:11 AM

Unposting Date
02.03.2019, 10:59:00 PM

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