Sourcing Specialist - Buying/Procurement

03 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

  • Organize and Lead procurement activities: Purchase Order (PO) launch and follow-up, day-to-day interactions with suppliers during project execution
  • Ensure & assess supplier performance with support of Commodity Buyer
  • Implement the strategy set by the CB especially whenever placing POs in place of CB
  • Interact with Project and with CB on QCD requirements

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Interact with Project to understand needs and provide full visibility on changes in QCD requirements
    • Lead procurement activities in accordance with the strategy set by the commodity Purchaser:

      • Place PO in the system
      • Ensure PO acknowledgement,
      • Lead kick-off meetings
      • Manage the PO execution (incl. expediting, inspections (with Quality), delivery (time, quantity, & quality), documentation, payment...)
      • Support CB for claim management:

        • On delegation by the CB if needed or in case of amendment, take part in purchasing activities. Place RFQ, negotiate PO, award business
        • Alert CB and project whenever needed (QCD at risk, claims, PO changes...), and take part in conflict resolution
        • For a defined Supplier Pannel, pilots the load analysis, and global action plan follow-up in order to secure OTD for all POs placed by Alstom. Ensure & assess supplier performance with support of CB
        • Monitor and report his/her regions supplier ALSTOM Hydro PO execution status
        • Ensure interfaces between supplier and Engineering, Quality, Logistics, Sites during PO execution.


          • Mandatory: Technical engineering degree and experience in sourcing/purchasing of technical components or degree in sourcing with experience in mechanical or electrical engineering.
          • Optional: Engineer with MBA or equivalent
          • EU Work Permit
          Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.

          Desired Characteristics

          • Supplier selection & relationship management
          • Preparing and leading negotiation with suppliers
          • Procurement
          • Planning & supply management
          • Project time management
          • Autonomy, harshness
          • Teamwork
          • Bring its contribution to the team
          • Written and spoken communication
          • English: fluent