Bombardier Buyer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





Bombardier Transportation is a world-wide leader in rail technology. From mainline to metro, light rail to locomotives, our strategy is one of continuous development that provides the most effective and innovative rail solutions for today and tomorrow!

At Bombardier Transportation, 35,000-plus employees work together worldwide to move people and ideas forward. We don’t stand still, so why should you?

Rail Control Solutions (RCS) is Bombardier Transportation’s signaling division. RCS is focused on optimizing the flow of trains and delivering innovative signaling systems which enables the safe and efficient operation of rail networks and trains. Apply today to join our impactful and international organization!

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as a Buyer you will assess and develop supply chain strategies to procure and deliver materials to project teams.

In your role you will:

  • Manage bill of materials and material budget for critical projects;

  • Define the sourcing and project procurement strategy;

  • Drive supplier negotiations;

  • Ensure supplier’s quality aligns with technical specifications, partner with Quality to minimize non-conformity costs;

  • Analyze and monitor inventory to ensure quantity supports project delivery schedules;

  • Assess risks in supply chain and align with projects to mitigate risk and cost;

  • Support needs identification and process and tool implementation under BT governance to achieve “best in class” performance;

  • Support project bids and recommend procurement strategies and budgets;

  • Manage and explore material cost reduction activities;

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure project success.


As our ideal candidate:

  • You hold Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or related discipline;

  • You possess two (2) to five (5) years of buying or procurement experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment;

  • You demonstrate a proven track record of successful project delivery;

  • You demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office and other internet applications;

  • You can operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams;

  • You possess a background in understanding and implementing customer requirements;

  • You possess strong organizational and prioritization skills;

  • You demonstrate critical attention to detail and deadlines, and are self-motivated;

  • You possess the ability to adapt well to change in direction and priorities in a project and deadline-oriented environment;

  • You demonstrate excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Your ideas move people.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.


the evolution of mobility

Job: Buyer

Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh

Organization: Transportation

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:* 07.09.2016, 2:56:47 PM

Unposting Date

22.10.2016, 10:59:00 PM