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Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Hennigsdorf, BR, DE



Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the 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.

At Bombardier, our employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Location: Hennigsdorf, GERMANY

Global Commodity Lead Buyer


An agile change leader with proven technical aptitude is sought to drive the creation and maintenance for the deployment of BT Global Sourcing Strategies until supplier selection. Working closely together with the Product Engine teams and product owners, for Standardization on Vehicle power categories & Sub-system Platforms this role’s scope is across application software developments. This position has responsibility to develop TCO optimized solutions for bids, negotiate frame agreements and key contracts with the main vendors, ensuring a structured Supplier Relationship Management and a “one voice” interface for main vendors.

Your Tasks:

Delivering Sourcing strategies:

• Create purchasing leverage and gain from synergies across divisions.

• Develop Commodity TCO, benchmark and intelligence.

• Contract BT Standard Sub-systems.

• Prepare & present Commodity presentations.

• Align early sourcing plans with CTO vehicle Platforms prior to Bid Phase

Develop ‘best-in-class’ Supplier Base & Performance:

• Optimize supply base.

• Supplier performance monitoring of Global Master Vendors (GMV).

• Supplier Relation Management with Global Master Vendors (GMV).

Lead Supplier Selection during Bid phase:

• Validate Commodity Sourcing Plan with bid team.

• Support tender/bidding process for key bids

• Validate Procurement BB inputs for the Commodity

Why Work with Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiatives.

You are encouraged to ask questions, and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

Do you recognize yourself in the description? If so, apply now online with your letter of motivation as well as your detailed CV in English.

Join us! Your ideas will move people.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitably 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.


MBA, BA, Engineering degree

• Typically a minimum of 5 years’ experience in purchasing related role, ideally with more than 2 years in a strategic sourcing role.

• Management skills within matrix organizations.

• Financial awareness, in particular, experience in cost structure analysis, cost control activities, target settings.

Specialized or cross-functional knowledge / relevant experience required by the position/role

• Or advanced knowledge in the product and/or commodity

Job: Buyer
Primary Location: DE-BR-Hennigsdorf
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
08.02.2019, 2:50:05 AM

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