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Procurement Project Manager / Team lead

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Brugge, WV, BE

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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.

Join us as a Procurement Project Manager / Team lead and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Belgium, Brugge

Purpose of the Job

As a Procurement Project Manager / Team lead, you will have a dual role : a) be a member of a Project Core Team being the interface between the project and the entire procurement network without buying directly. b) lead/animate a small procurement team and represent the function in the local site management forums.

In this role, you will act as interface with other functions.

You will ensure definition and successful execution of sourcing strategies and manage procurement activities of the project till end of lifetime.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Leverage the Bombardier Transportation Procurement network to optimize supplies to projects according to Project Management needs

• Take responsibility for ensuring that Project needs relating to material cost, warranty, inventory, packaging and delivery performance are met

• Utilize appropriate tools and techniques effectively to ensure that Procurement delivers its cost and performance requirements, e.g. Global Sourcing, cost improvements, Open Book Costing, Value Engineering, Value Stream Mapping

• Establish and manage the Procurement Plan including schedule of long lead time items and supplier quality plan

• Oversees project specific Terms and Conditions for suppliers in accordance with customer’s and Bombardier Transportation’s requirements and needs, negotiated by buyers with legal support

• Manage suppliers into a joint product design development process (JDDP) in order to integrate efficiently supplier solutions

• Assist the setting up of the project within ERP system

• Hold regular Material Cost Performance meetings with Project Management and Finance

• Endorse the HSE responsivity of the procurement team

• Lead and develop the team ensuring the proper staffing with a good coordination with the regional function management team.

• Be an active member of the site management forums. Representing the function and cascading the information to the team

• Ensure the mobilization of the team to deliver on our commitments towards the internal and external stakeholders.


Key requirements:

• Engineering degree or Commercial Degree with procurement background complemented by a demonstrated track record of success

• Relevant experience in Procurement, combining Project Management, technical exposure and financial analysis and forecasting

• Solid technical knowledge of the different systems and materials used in Bombardier Transportation or very pronounced interest to acquire this knowledge

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 signalling 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: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: BE-WV-Brugge
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
19.11.2020, 10:37:50 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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