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Regional Commodity Manager

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Regional Commodity Manager-TCOO-UKDY02119156


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 Regional Commodity Manager in Derby, UK and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role.

Purpose of the job:

Lead and co-ordinate the team activities as well as to ensure the development of the Purchasing team. Increase global sourcing in own area of responsibility. Act as escalation point for own team to suppliers and internal stakeholders. Might procure complex files and support material bids.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Recruit best in class procurement personnel

- Responsible for growth and development of direct reports, including performance reviews, pay decisions, recruitment, discipline, termination and other personnel actions

- Develop competences of procurement professionals and material cost reduction skills

- Stimulate cross-functional interaction

- Develop total cost of ownership approach

- Manage performance, provide feedback and support team members

- Support material bids

- Distribute workload to ensure delivery

- Maintain processes and tools

- Coordinate with project leaders (Project Management (PM), Site Procurement, Engineering, Quality) and manage interfaces with other Procurement teams

- Continuously explore material cost reduction opportunities


- Engineering Degree, Commercial Degree with commodity related background

- Good commercial awareness and knowledge of several functions and how their processes and resources interact with other disciplines

- Over 5 years of relevant work experience

- Solid to advanced experience of procurement business processes and tools

- People management skills

- Fluency in English

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, color, 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: 23.12.2019

Closing date: 22.01.2020

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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