Job Title

Commodity Sourcing


  • · Guarantee Purchasing performance for the Commodity (QCD, working capital)
  • · Manage the supplier base in order to obtain the necessary improvements to achieve the above and protect the

plant against potential unfavourable market trends.

  • · Not only guaranty the best “Total Cost of Ownership” but also challenge Faiveley Transport organization to ensure

that the above is met in particular for the make-or-buy decision and supplier management cost.


  • · Define and guarantee Commodity performance :

o Guarantee : delivery, PPI, OTD, PPM/NCR

o Build, follow-up and monitor the local sourcing action plans

o Participate in the elaboration of the global and local purchasing budgets

o Optimize working capital needs, decrease the level of inventories, decrease the administrative cost

(number of PO and invoices)

o Benchmark with other plants

  • · Manage the supplier base :

o Consult, negotiate, select and contract the supplier on every needs of the commodity. Negotiate also :

_ development and delivery lead-time,

_ frozen/flexible/forecast delivery schedule and MOQ/MDQ quantity. Provide 2 years volume


o Rationalize the supplier panel.

o Manage their QCD Performance. Optimize supplier performance including continuous improvement.

o Guaranty that every Purchase Order is placed in the negociated contracts accordingly to decision made,

provide 2 years visibility to suppliers

  • · Not only guaranty the best “Total Cost of Ownership” but also challenge Faiveley Transport organization :

o Define and lead the purchasing actions to increase profitability of the projects

o Participate pro actively in make-or-buy and outsourcing decisions. Implement the local & corporate

industrial strategies ; give inputs to the « Make or Buy » processes. Manage as Project Manager

validated Out-Sourcing projects.

o Anticipate project needs : propose a strategy to any new project ( Be involved upstream, guarantee Cost

Control, planning, fulfil Project needs. Be the preferred point of contact for project buyers).

  • · Define and lead the Commodity Strategy answering the plants needs (actual and future)

o Mapping of actual spent (supplier mapping & supply flows, technology mapping, competition risks, knowhow

& technology shifts, Purchase Amount trends, shortage Impacts, Contracting and Terms & Conditions

situation, obsolete management…)

o Drive and Monitor the selection process of new suppliers, from identification of potential suppliers, first

contacts, to qualification, audits, assessments & contracting and up to the validation of processes

o Definition of the Sourcing Plan including a Supplier Reduction (SuRe) plan, nomination of a Core Panel

Target Supplier nomination, verification of their competences, capabilities & QCD levels and of

development potential

o Negotiate frame agreements and supply contracts

o Work with Project Buyers to answer the needs in OE and CS

o Ensure the technical and market intelligence for his/her commodities

o Advertise the success stories and the best practices to build momentum

o Align purchasing strategies with the needs of the plant. By means of developing and involving engineering

in a Technical Savings program, by means of challenging the Centre of Competence as well as theProject Engineering, and take part to the standardisation (parts / raw material) and to the design rule definition

o Participate proactively in improving the Group purchasing performance

Links and Appraisals:

. Hierarchical link: Reporting to the Plant Purchasing Manager


  • · Fluent in his country of deployment’s official language & English are a must.
  • · Technical and Purchasing Expertise on the commodity assigned
  • · Purchasing professional; skilled negotiator
  • · Experience in industrial environment
  • · Working experience in cross-functional teams
  • ·3~5 years of working experiences in related industry

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