Senior Project Buyer

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Alstom are looking for curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Alstom creates smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. Joining Alstom means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Working for Alstom, a market leader with the most up-to-date technology, you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow in a thriving, technical company with the chance to progress quickly. Benefit from a nurturing culture of inclusive and collaborative innovation, joining a team of the right talents to solve real-world mobility challenges and invent the transport systems of tomorrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Senior Project Buyer based in Hatfield to work for Alstom. The Senior Project Buyer will report directly to the Senior Procurement Manager.


The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the availability of Signalling Materials to meet the business needs ensuring all Alstom policies, processes and systems are adhered to.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring materials are provided at the appropriate Cost, Quality and Delivery
  • Undertake Contract Management of suppliers, where SLA exists, improving their performance or introduce SLAs
  • Ensure all requirements are competitively sourced in accordance with relevant policies and procedures
  • Provide full sourcing support for any identified project activities and requirements
  • Respond to all supplier and internal queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Undertake periodic benchmarking and maintain market intelligence to validate cost reduction activities where appropriate
  • Update SAP with Supplier costs and Lead-times

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in procurement and supplier management in a project or engineering environment
  • Good negotiation and communication skills
  • IT literate, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Excel
  • Self-motivated and results focused


  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Experience using SAP systems and processes
  • Proven experience in achieving Savings

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Louise Oldham at Advance TRS

Advance TRS are RPO partners for Alstom’s permanent staff recruitment drive of rail signalling management, engineering and installation professionals in York, Derby, Birmingham, London, and Bristol, as part of CP6.

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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