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Job Ref:  TRCS-SEST00998041
Employer:  Bombardier Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  Sweden
City:  Stockholm
13/10/2016 22:03


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business hold the number one global market position in eight if ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, and propulsion and rail control solutions. We design, build and service some of the most intelligent and beautiful rail solutions in the world. Our products are safe, healthy for people and help preserve the world's natural environment.
Our location in Stockholm is the global head office of Bombardier's rail control solutions division. The site has 135 years' experience of signal technology, and supplies control and signal system solutions all over the world. Our high specialised team is engaged in product development of safety signalling.
We offer our specialists a modern, friendly, multinational environment and we encourage them to innovate.
If you are an international, innovating profile, apply for our exciting

Commodity Manager for RCS (m/f)

The hiring locatio n can be set to any of the following: Stockholm (Sweden), Rome (Italy), Berlin (Germany) or Madrid (Spain)

As Commodity Manager for RCS in the Strategic Sourcing team you will contribute to defining and executing the strategy of Rail Control Solutions (RCS) global business within BT. The Strategic Sourcing team defines the RCS supply chain strategy, including responsibility for Global partner management of all partner and panel suppliers and sub-contractors. The team drives supplier collaboration in new product development, bids and project execution.
This Commodity Manager for RCS position will lead the global commodity team. In this role, the strategic sourcing person will be required to develop a supplier sourcing strategy and effectively communicate the strategies to engineering, operations and supply chain.


Develop commodity strategy based on sales potential and execute plan to enable competitive supply chain
Ensure Product Strategy alignment with Product Managers (Engineering) and foster early collaboration and innovation with RCS suppliers
Give support to Regional operational procurement related to day to day supply chain management of the commodity
Lead in managing supplier relationships and driving for optimal supplier performance
Evaluate supplier proposals for bids and new product development, assess proposals and make and present recommendations to organization
Negotiate commercial terms and conditions and write contracts
Ensure BT is protected from volatility and risk in the supply market
Ensure the continued competitiveness of the supply base through targeted initiatives based on business needs, such as managing global Requests for Quotations (RFQ) and Transfers of Technology (ToT).
Deliver often difficult initiatives through cross-functional collaboration and diligent planning.
Undertake spend analyses, category management and other procurement activities by applying best-practice processes, tools, and techniques, in accordance with procurement governance, processes, standards, and procedures.
Present commodity strategy and supplier updates to Senior Management on regular intervals, including to the Head of Procurement, Operations, Engineering and President of RCS.


Demonstrated leadership capabilities and able to work closely with others to influence decisions.
Analytical and critical thinking skills. Able to quickly understand a high amount of data to derive messages to present alternatives and recommendation.
Impact on RCS' cost savings targets in bid and project phase to enable growth through competitiveness and strong profitability.
Strong synthesis and presentation skills for internal and external audiences. Clarity of communication is very important.
Strong commercial/ negotiation skills and engineering mindset
Strong people and interpersonal / communications skills
Global experience in commodity management
International exposure
5 to 7 years of hands on experience in a Procurement function, including negotiating with suppliers, writing and interpreting contracts and agreements
Advanced level of English is mandatory
Willing to travel up to 4 weeks per year within internal and international

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at company website and start your dynamic career today!

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