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Job Ref:  TGPR-SEST01170671
Employer:  Bombardier Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  Sweden
City:  Stockholm
09/10/2016 22:04
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At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

We are looking for a Commodity Manager to be based in Stockholm for our Rail Control Solutions Division

Rail Control Solutions (RCS) is a world leader in developing, engineering and installing rail control and signalling safety systems, products and services. RCS enables the safe and efficient operation of rail networks and trains.

Your Role

As Commodity Manager in the Strategic Procurement team you will contribute to defining and executing the strategy of Rail Control Solutions (RCS) global business within BT. The Strategic Procurement 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 position will lead the global commodity team of Subcontracting and Installation. 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.

Key responsibilities and challenges

Manage Commodity strategy
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

Manage Partner supplier relationship
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 and commercial terms and conditions and write contracts
Ensure BT is protected from volatility and risk in the supply market

Deliver supply chain initiatives
Ensure the continued competitiveness of the supply base through targeted initiatives based on business needs, such as managing global Requests for Quotations (RFQ) and Total Cost of Ownership.
Deliver often difficult initiatives through cross-functional collaboration and diligent planning.

Deliver governance and reporting requirements
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 ITC, Head of Procurement, Operations, Engineering and President of RCS.

Your Experience and Qualifications

5 years of experience in a Procurement function, including negotiating with suppliers, writing and interpreting contracts and agreements.
Engineering background with knowledge of the rail business, including signaling would be beneficial.
Analytical and critical thinking skills. Able to quickly understand a high amount of data to derive messages to present alternatives and recommendation.
Strong synthesis and presentation skills for internal and external audiences. Clarity of communication is very important. Fluency in English is required,
Apply now and join Bombardier's worldwide team!

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As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.
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