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Commodity Buyer

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Vienna, VIE, AT

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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 Regional Commodity Buyer and you’ll be looking at a career-defining in Vienna, Austria

Purpose of the role

We are currently looking for a Regional Commodity Buyer to join our Procurment team in Vienna. In this role, you are responsible for using of professional purchasing practices & techniques and ensure parts/services/goods availability (PR=product related) while maintaining overall cost and inventory at the lowest level and highest quality (TCO). Also you will maintain daily contact with suppliers to ensure supplier quality and On-time-delivery, you will align with Global Procurement on the strategic Supplier panel as well as for the scope in regional responsibility with internal stakeholders of Regional Commodity Management.

If you are a results-driven, independent and customer-oriented person who likes to work in a multinational team this role is for you

Key responsibilities

• Manage purchase contracts for projects and operations within the framework

• Define the purchasing strategy in relation to the punctual delivery together with the operative business,

• Continuously adjust the quantity and technical change of the order to the project requirements,

• Ensure that the quality of the supplier meets the technical specifications and work with the quality and supplier performance team to minimize the cost of non-compliance;

• Collaborate with other functions to ensure project success by representing procurement at meetings and work autonomously to solve problems, but notify management if necessary;

• Assessment of the risk in the delivery and coordination with the project manager for the procurement to an acceptable risk level of the project and consideration in the trade negotiations with the supplier

• Development of a first class supplier performance

• Maintaining and developing the relationship with suppliers, negotiating with suppliers and placing orders or the entire framework contract for special projects

• Manage terms and conditions with suppliers

• Explore continuous ways to reduce material costs

• Implement local savings initiatives


• Engineering degree or Commercial degree with technical background

• At least 3-5 years of experience with in a relevant role.

• Good knowledge in business management and software applications like MS Office,SAP

• Good spoken and written English and knowledge of German would be a plus,

• good communication skills,

• Knowledge of the industry would be a plus


- You will work together with an highly experienced, ambitius and devoted team.
- You will have a chance to work independently, within the international team.

If you are interested, apply now!

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

About Bombardier Transportation

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: AT-VIE-Vienna
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
17.11.2020, 8:27:40 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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