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Global Commodity Lead Buyer HARNESSES & E-CABINETS (m/w)

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Vienna, VIE, AT

Global Commodity Lead Buyer HARNESSES & E-CABINETS (m/w)-TGPR-ATVN01791297


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.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Global Commodity Lead Buyer HARNESSES & E-CABINETS (m/w) in Vienna, Austria.

As a Global Commodity Lead Buyer, you will be responsible to create, maintain and drive the deployment of Bombardier Transportation Global Supply Chain (GSC) Sourcing Strategies until supplier selection, working closely together with the Regional Commodity Buyers and the Bombardier Transportation CTO Teams for Standardization on Vehicle & Sub-system Platforms.

You will actively support the Bid process, negotiate the key contracts and establish frame agreements with suppliers across all Regions, and contribute and sustain the optimization of TCO of our products through best-in-class Supply Chain and Supplier Relationship Management.

Your responsibilities will include:

Delivering Sourcing Strategies:

• Create purchasing leverage and gain from synergies across divisions.

• Develop Commodity TCO, benchmark and intelligence.

• Contract Bombardier Transportation Standard Sub-systems.

• Prepare & present Commodity presentations.

• Align early sourcing plans with CTO vehicle Platforms prior to Bid Phase.

Develop ‘best-in-class’ Supplier Base & Performance:

• Optimize supply base.

• Supplier performance monitoring of Global Master Vendors (GMV)

• Supplier Relation Management with Global Master Vendors (GMV

Lead Supplier Selection during Bid phase:

• Validate Commodity Sourcing Plan with bid team.

• Support tender/bidding process for key bids

• Validate Procurement BB inputs for the Commodity

Manage material cost reduction activities:

• Deliver Commodity Should Cost.

• Implement Frame agreements for Bombardier Transportation Standard Sub-systems

• Deliver Commodity Should Cost.

• Negotiate best terms and conditions (T&C’s) for GMV contracts or correct MV sourcing mandate allocation.

• Support GMV claims.

Network Management; Communicate & share information and best practices:

• Build Bombardier Transportation Commodity Network external, cross divisional, cross functional & coerce cooperation wherever needed

• Perform regular reviews of Strategies, Sourcing Decisions and network strategic actions

• Ensure 2-way communication with Regions/BU.


• MBA, BA, Engineering degree

• Typically more than 5 years experience in purchasing related role, ideally with >2 years in a strategic sourcing role.

• Management skills within matrix organizations.

• Financial awareness, in particular, experience in cost structure analysis, cost control activities, target settings.

• Specialized or cross-functional knowledge / relevant experience required by the position/role or advanced knowledge in a specialized role for the product and/or commodity.

• Fluent in English, German is an asset.

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

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24.09.2018, 9:31:33 AM

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