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Commodity Buyer

Date: Apr 9, 2019

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Commodity Buyer-TGPR-USPI01887742

Description

COMMODITY BUYER

REQUISITION NUMBER: TGPR-USPI01887742

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides 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.

Description

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, you will procure utilizing professional purchasing practices and techniques to execute Purchase Orders (PO´s) and subcontracts for Bombardier Transportation (BT) projects throughout the Rail Control Solutions (RCS) Americas region. You will focus on electrical installation subcontracts of Wayside equipment as well as civil works with respect to Wayside equipment. You will focus on other service oriented subcontracts.

You will maintain contact with BT Project Management teams and Subcontractors to ensure subcontract requirements are executed in accordance with the subcontract, as well to lead and assist in the resolution of commercial and subcontract conflicts.

You will ensure successful execution of sourcing strategies, and manage procurement activities of the subcontract until all subcontract requirements are executed.

In your role you will:

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Create and administrate execute subcontracts and Purchase Orders to subcontractors and suppliers upon Project Notice to Proceed (NTP);

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Interface between BT Internal Stakeholders (Project Teams, Engineering) and subcontractor and supplier for commercial actions;

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Develop subcontractor and supplier relationships to ensure satisfactory execution of subcontract and Purchase Order requirements;

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Maintain situational awareness of multiple Project subcontracts and Purchase Orders execution statuses;

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Negotiate and execute any required Change Orders to Subcontracts and Purchase Orders;

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Focus in wayside equipment, depot equipment, power beams, Platform Screen Doors, Power distribution;

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Manage subcontractor and supplier invoice handling to ensure timely payments;

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Ensure all Procurement and Governance processes are followed;

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Maintain situational awareness of project situational awareness through communications with BT Project Teams and subcontractors and suppliers;

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Assist BT Project Teams with identification of performance improvements for subcontractors and suppliers;

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Lead all commercial actions required for the management of subcontractor and supplier performance;

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Document all subcontractor and supplier performance results;

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Track all subcontractor and supplier required certifications to perform work though out the life of the project;

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Request assistance from BT legal and contracts when necessary;

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Build internal, external and interdivisional contact networks;

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Facilitate internal and external cooperation to assist in subcontract and project execution;

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Achieve cooperation wherever needed;

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Communicate procurement strategies and activities to internal stakeholders;

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Communicate at all levels within BT and supplier’s organizations;

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Alert stakeholders on incomplete or missing technical specifications;

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Participate and launch supplier evaluation process according to the company processes.

Qualifications

As our ideal candidate:

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You hold a Bachelor´s Degree in Engineering, Business or Finance, Supply Chain or Management and Procurement;

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You own a Master in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Business or Finance, or Engineering (is considered as an asset);

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You have minimum five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, Purchasing or Project Management with exposure to financial analysis and project scheduling;

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You own the ability to work independently with little guidance and to meet performance objectives;

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You have experience in large project executions as many subcontracts are executed over multiple years with a significant value of the entire project;

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You hold general engineering experience as electrical installation and civil works require interaction with internal and external engineering (is considered as an asset);

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You own experience in SAP (is considered as an asset);

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You have excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken.

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

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, State, or Local Laws.

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BOMBARDIER

Job: Buyer
Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
18.01.2019, 3:43:13 PM

Unposting Date
Ongoing


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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