Indirect Procurement Manager - Sites

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Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of Indias Make in India policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. India

Job Description

Job Title & Purpose : Indirect Procurement Manager Sites

Purpose of the Job :

Responsible for Managing the site procurement activities for all Alstom locations in India as per the business requirements
-Defines the procurement targets (SLA, Savings, Ramp-up, Performance, etc.) in his scope, in line with the targets defined at Region/country level, and is accountable for their achievements
-Leads a team of Tactical buyers which includes talent acquisition and development, performance management and support
-Ensures that the team meets all Service delivery targets. Develops and executes action plans to continuously improve performance.
-Maintains strong relationship with stakeholders. Acts as an escalation point for any issues raised by customers or the team
-As an expert for operational delivery and excellence, contributes actively to the development and execution of clear and robust processes inside the Indirect procurement organization

Position in the Organisation

Procurement director APAC -> Indirect Procurement Director > Indirect Procurement Manager Sites

Organisational Reporting

Direct reporting to Indirect procurement director

Key Network & Links

Procurement Regional/Global Commodity team / Global Procurement center /Site Managing directors / Industrial / Project managers/ HR, Supply Chain, Legal, Finance, Engineering, EHS.

Performance Measurement

KPI n1 Savings P&L / Value capture / Demand Management

KPI n2 SQCDT Management / Contract Adherence / Procurement Compliance

KPI n3 Supplier performance management / Customer Satisfaction

KPI n4 Sourcing maturity roadmap improvement/ People management


Align with Regional and Global Commodity Strategy and implement the same at country level

Lead QCD relationships with suppliers at country level

Applying and maximize the usage of E-Sourcing tools (e-RFx, e-Auctions, e-Contract Management, e-Procurement, e-SRM...) available in the organisation

1. Develop the competencies and the performance of the Site Indirect Procurement team

Best in class Procurement team at all levels

Responsible for team performance and behaviour, ensuring they are both customer focussed and process oriented

Attract, motivate and retain talent, continuously develop skills and competencies

2. Achieving Business Results and Operational Excellence

Accountable for the smooth delivery of procurement processes in his scope (site location and projects, corporate domains), in line with Alstom processes and agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

Manage resources allocation based on considerations of business risk, commercial aspects and urgency

Manage the changes required to deliver continuous improvement in quality and scope of services"

Manage long term relationships with the supplier for critical suppliers

Implement Robust supplier qualification process as per AT Guidelines and implement regular quality review plan along with SPQD team for critical supplier base

Implement clear supplier performance monitoring process and conduct regular review at agreed frequency with the stakeholder(min. quarterly) on supplier performance (incl. quality) and solves major issues and secures objectives achievement

Work closely with the suppliers to optimize the total life cycle cost (Incl YoY cost reduction initiatives)

Set performance target for the suppliers at Site level, Monitor and report supplier KPI adherence and contract compliance

Candidate requirementsEducational requirements

BE / B Tech with MBA / Specified certification in Sourcing / Purchasing preferred

Technical Knowledge / Experience

15 years of experience in Indirect Sourcing from Manufacturing / Project oriented industry

Sourcing professional background with experience in managing team at multi location

Emerging management experience (5 years)

Behavioral and Technical Skills / Competencies

-Strong links and common processes with the CM/RCM team and with the GSS buyers

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