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Commodity Senior Specialist Transport and Logistics with German

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We are excited to add a new colleague to our Global Procurement Center team based in Cluj-Napoca. We are looking for someone who wants to build a career as a

Commodity Senior Specialist Transport & Logistics



Scope of the role


Defines and implements best-in-class Sourcing Strategies and Supplier Panel / supply base for the respective commodity.

Ensures the Sourcing Strategy is validated with relevant stakeholders and IGS (Indirect Goods & Services) Regions and applies it across the company.

Actively identifies and implements cost reductions and process savings.

Negotiates, communicates and manages the contracts and supplier relationship including performance of global contracts, granting global competitiveness for the company.

Supports Global Commodity Managers, Regional Buyers and Procurement Business Partners in contract implementation, risk management, claims and conflict resolutions.

Manages internal key stakeholders and provides sustainable decision guidance.





Strategic Sourcing / Demand Management / Stakeholder Relationship

Develop sourcing strategy for the sub-categories in scope;

Align sourcing strategy with functions / regions, understand organization and market trends;

Understand stakeholder demand and requirements, provide stakeholders with sustainable decision guidance;

Analyze Budget / Forecast for supplies and propose consumption targets.


Supplier Panel / Governance / Spend Control

Define suppliers and vendors for the commodities in scope;

Drive implementation and compliance to strategic sourcing and IGS targets;

Negotiate global agreements based on the legal templates of the company;

Manage supplier relationship, supplier performance review and integration, ensure quality and delivery are measured.


Validate and analyze Spend Data, provide market information

Establish RfQs (Request for Quotation), auctions according to legal and technical requirements;

Monitor supplier KPI’s and functional KPI’s.


Cost reductions / savings initiatives

Identify potential savings / cost reductions in commodity, drive cost out of supplier’s business, Alstom and way to do business;

Communicate and implement cost reductions / process saving initiatives across organization;

Monitoring of spend and consumption on a monthly basis.



Requirements for the role:


-Engineering Degree or Business Degree or similar complemented by a demonstrated track record;

->5 years of work experience in a similar domain like Procurement or Project(s) with sound commercial acumen;

-Negotiation/Influencing skills, Analytical skills, Process-oriented mind-set, Very Good Communication and presentation skills;

-ERP Systems, eProcurement tools, Advanced level in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)

-Fluent in English and German;

Commodity Senior Specialist Transport and Logistics with German
  • Cluj-Napoca

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