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Commodity Buyer Execution Manager

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Commodity Buyer Execution Manager-TCOO-UKDY02149589


Join us as Regional Commodity Manager and you’ll be looking
at a career-defining role based in Derby.

Purpose of the role:

Ensure the development and implementation of Commodity Sourcing strategies into the organisation.
Accountable for supplier development activities.
Drive Regional Commodity Buyer in their activities and act as escalation point. Responsible for development of Regional Commodity network.
Leads commodity team ensuring acquisition, development and management of talents.

Your responsibilities will include:
Act as Talent Champion
• Develop competences of procurement professionals (Regional Commodity Buyers)
• Develop material cost reduction skills
• Stimulate cross-functional interaction
• Develop total cost of ownership approach
• Manage performance, provide feedback and support team members

Establish Commodity Sourcing strategies and develop supplier ‘best in class’ performance
• Optimize supply base, create purchasing leverage and gain from synergies across Projects
• Support and drive standardization
• Supplier performance monitoring and development
• Supplier relation management with panel suppliers

Support material bids
• Validate Sourcing Plans with bid coordinator
• Support tender/bidding process for key bids
• Validate Procurement BB inputs for the category

Manage material cost reduction activities
• Implement Frame agreements
• Negotiation of best terms and conditions for major supplier contracts or correct Sourcing mandate allocation thereof
• Support major claim processes
Communicate & share information and best practices
• Build contact network external, cross divisional, cross functional & coerce cooperation wherever needed
• Perform regular and structured reviews of strategies and network strategic actions
• Ensure 2-ways-communication with regions


• Engineering Degree, Commercial Degree with commodity related background complemented by a demonstrated track record of success
• >5 years of experience in procurement related role, including minimum 2 years in strategic sourcing, advanced knowledge in products/categories
• Management skills within metrical organizations
• Solid financial knowledge, in particular, experience in cost structure analysis, cost control activities, target settings

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

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.

Posting date:10.02.2020
Closing date: 09.03.2020

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

Job: General Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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