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Commodity Buyer

Date: Jul 23, 2019

Location: St. Bruno, QC, CA

Commodity Buyer-TAME-CASB02092476




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 St Bruno, Quebec.

As a Commodity Buyer, you will procure through the use of professional purchasing practices and techniques and also ensure parts, services and goods availability through the production process while maintaining overall cost at the lowest level and highest quality. You will maintain daily contact with suppliers and ensure supplier quality and on-time-delivery.

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;

- Be responsible for the Supplier Evaluation Approval Process (SEAP) for your commodity;

- 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 the 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;

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

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

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

- Be responsible for delivering cost reduction targets.


Key requirements:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Commercial with commodity related background;

- Five (5) years of experience in Procurement and Project Management with technical and operational expertise;

- Solid technical knowledge of the different systems and materials used in our business;

- 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 signaling 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, color, 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:
23.07.2019, 2:28:17 PM

Unposting Date
22.08.2019, 10:59:00 PM

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