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Regional Category Team Manager for Engineering Services

Date: Sep 30, 2017

Location: Hennigsdorf, BR, DE

Regional Category Team Manager for Engineering Services-TGPR-DEHE01414968



Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business hold the number one global market position in eight of 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. We design, build and service some of the most intelligent and beautiful rail solutions in the world. Our products are safe, healthy for people and help preserve the world's natural environment.
We offer our specialists a modern, friendly, multinational environment and we encourage them to innovate.
If you are an international, innovating profile, apply for our exciting

Regional Category Team Manager for Engineering Services role
The hiring location can be set to any of the following: Hennigsdorf (Germany) or Crespin (France)


Based in one of the regional hubs Hennigsdorf (Germany) or Crespin (Northern France), and reporting directly to the Regional Head of Hub Western or Central Europe of IGS (Indirect Goods and Services) as well as ‘dotted line’ to the relevant Global Category Lead, you will lead a regional category team in EMEA to develop and execute fact-based, comprehensive category strategies for External Engineering Services, designed to improve the profitability and competitiveness of the company, both in the region and globally. Your regional category team consisting of 5-7 team members forms an integral part of the global category team. The approx. spend is 150M€. This comprises of mechanical, electrical and systems engineering services as well as ISA, Testing and Certification bodies


• Lead the company’s category management efforts for External Engineering Services in the region. Contribute to the development of global category strategies and the resulting project portfolio.
• Develop comprehensive project plans that address all hurdles to project implementation and lead and develop category team to high performance together with the category teams
• Manage regional stakeholders, and facilitate stakeholder engagement and buy-in in collaboration with the Procurement Business Partner
• Establish and facilitate category governance, comprising team members and stakeholders
• Promote IGS category management to regional stakeholders and manage and develop relationships with strategic and critical suppliers in the region
• Ensure that risk management and compliance standards are rigorously and consistently applied across all contracts with our supply base.
• Deliver savings and cost reductions as committed to the bottom line of the company and contribute to the development of the IGS organization



• University degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or equivalent disciplines
• Minimum 6 years of experience in category management and strategic sourcing
• Knowledge with a wide range of sourcing approaches relevant to the category, including advanced approaches, procurement levers, innovative supply solutions
• Solid Category Management expertise ideally with multi-sites exposure
• Proven ability to influence stakeholders to ensure buy-in and compliance. Good relationship management and people skills
• Very good negotiation techniques with exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Capability of managing complex tasks independently while working with and supporting many stakeholders and be a strategic thinker
• Familiarity with leading complex, cross-functional, sourcing projects
• Ability to communicate simply and effectively at all levels within the region.
• Good presentation skills, be flexible and respect deadlines
• English business fluent is mandatory for this role
• French or German, depending on the region are mandatory at a fluent business level
• Ability and willingness to travel up to 40 % of the time in the assigned Region.

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

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

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Job: Buyer
Primary Location: DE-BR-Hennigsdorf
Other Locations:FR-NPC-Crespin
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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06.06.2017, 11:08:27 AM

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