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Global Commodity Lead Buyer HARNESSES & E-CABINETS (m/w/d)

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Hennigsdorf, BR, DE

Global Commodity Lead Buyer HARNESSES & E-CABINETS (m/w/d)-TGPR-DEHE01791102


Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

We are currently looking to recruit a Global Commodity Lead Buyer HARNESSES & E-CABINETS (m/w/d) in Hennigsdorf, Germany.


To create, maintain and drive the deployment of BT Global Supply Chain (GSC) Sourcing Strategies until supplier selection, working closely together with the Regional Commodity Buyers and the BT CTO Teams for Standardization on Vehicle & Sub-system Platforms.

Actively support the Bid process, negotiate the key contracts and establish frame agreements with suppliers across all Regions.

To contribute and sustain the optimization of TCO of our products through best-in-class Supply Chain and Supplier Relationship Management.

Deliver Sourcing Strategies:

• Create purchasing leverage and gain from synergies across divisions.

• Develop Commodity TCO, benchmark and intelligence.

• Contract Bombardier Transportation 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.

Manage material cost reduction activities:

• Deliver Commodity Should Cost.

• Implement Frame agreements for Bombardier Transportation Standard Sub-systems.

• Deliver Commodity Should Cost.

• Negotiate best terms and conditions (T&C’s) for GMV contracts or correct MV sourcing mandate allocation.

• Support GMV claims.

Network Management; Communicate & share information and best practices:

• Build Bombardier Transportation Commodity Network external, cross divisional, cross functional & coerce cooperation wherever needed

• Perform regular reviews of Strategies, Sourcing Decisions and network strategic actions.

• Ensure 2-way communication with Regions/Business Units.


• MBA, BA, Engineering degree.

• Typically more than 5 years experience in purchasing related role, ideally with >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 a specialized role for the product and/or commodity.

• Fluent in English, German is an asset.

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.

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

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05.02.2019, 4:10:06 AM

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