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Commodity Buyer

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: St. Bruno, QC, CA

Commodity Buyer-TGPR-CASB01834184




About Bombardier Transportation

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 Commodity buyer and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Saint-Bruno.

You will procure through the use of professional purchasing practices and techniques and ensure parts, services and goods availability through the production process while maintaining overall cost and inventory, depending on allocation at the lowest level and highest quality.

You will maintain daily contact with suppliers. You will ensure supplier quality and on-time-delivery.

You will work on complex files independently and support material bids.

You will align with supplier panels and regional strategies. You will manage own commodities within a region. You will participate in regional and global commodity network.

Your responsibilities will include:

Be the counterpart of Procurement Bid Manager to fill-in and commit on material prices on all commodities not covered by Global Lead Buyers;

Contribute to the identification of material requirements, estimation of allowable costs per systems, provision of material reference costs, issuance of RFQ to suppliers, selection of offer, creation of contractual packages, assessment of risks and opportunities in the supply chain and finally a sign-off a final Bill of Material for specific commodity;

Sign relevant Global Commodity Management and Procurement Bid Managers;

Keep track and stick to the Sourcing Plan for his commodity;

Responsible for the Supplier Evaluation Approval Process (SEAP) for his commodity;

Support development of Sourcing strategies;

Take part in commodity networks led by Head of Regional Commodity Management in providing input to commodity strategies;

Provide input to Regional Commodity Management regarding their Business Unit specific Procurement needs, the evaluation of supplier performance, the description of the supply base and finally collection of past and future spend data;

Establish Requests for Quotations (RFQ´s ) including commercial and technical requirements, evaluate and select suppliers offers, place orders and control file transfer;

Manage contracts for risk management, claims, conflict resolutions, feedback and input into bids from lessons learnt, monitor end of lifetime;

Manage the commercial relationship with suppliers in line with sourcing strategies led by Global Lead Buyers;

Ensure suppliers are globally competitive and enabling the business to gain competitive advantage;

Develop long term supplier relationships through regular performance reviews and continually drive cost improvements;

Utilize appropriate tools and techniques effectively to ensure that Procurement delivers its cost and performance requirements (global sourcing, cost improvements, Open Book Costing, Value Engineering, Value Stream Mapping);

Capture and communicate to the suppliers the relevant project-specific Technical Requirements Documentation (TRD);

Involve and manage suppliers into a joint product design development process (JDDP) in order to integrate efficiently supplier solutions;

Be responsible for delivering cost reduction targets.


Key requirements:

- You hold an Engineering or Commercial Degree;
- You have minimum five (5) years of experience in Procurement or Project Management with technical and operational expertise;
- You own solid technical knowledge of the different systems and materials used in our business, Continuous Improvement, strong analytical skills and continuous improvement skills;
- You hold a solid level in Microsoft Office Applications, E-mail application, Solid working knowledge in ERP systems, eProcurement tools, Web-Browser;You have excellent English and French communication skills, both written and spoken.

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: CA-QC-St. Bruno
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
09.01.2019, 4:04:42 PM

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