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Procurement Project Manager

EmployerBombardier Transportation
Industry SectorConstruction, Engineering, Transport & Distribution
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Project Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs, Transport Jobs
Date Posted14 March 2018

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Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.
At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Based at our main design and manufacturing facility in Derby, we are currently looking to recruit an experienced Procurement Project Manager.


Project Procurement Manager is a member of the Project Core Team and the interface between the project and the entire procurement network without buying directly. Act as interface with other functions.
Ensure definition and successful execution of sourcing strategies, and manage procurement activities of the project till end of product lifetime.

Your Tasks

Support the Senior Project Procurement Manager by being responsible for managing all necessary information / deliverables from the Project Core Functions and from Commodity Buyers for;

  • Doc#3 (run required cross functional meetings, update Doc#3 via SMIS and publish to required frequency)
  • Material TAC (ensure regular TAC reviews held with buyers and ensure TAC is produced each month and aligned with Project Finance, and published for discussion within Procurement management team)
  • Maintaining accurate GPP Savings Sharepoint database that tracks all relevant savings / cost avoidance ideas for relevant Project and inputs into Monthly Procurement PSR's, project PPRSMORs.
  • Where applicable and required, be responsible for approving project Purchase Approvals (currently raised in SMIS), sign off of Sundry Purchase Order requests, Purchase Order release on SAP, managing how (if at all) such approvals affect Project TAC.
  • Be responsible for Procurement update of project PPRS/MOR presentation for monthly project reviews (TAC input, Key issues relating to Procurement).
  • Attending Project Core Team meetings as required.
  • Set up of, maintaining and reporting on CDRL database

Support the Commodity Buyer in obtaining all necessary deliverables from the Core Functions

  • Engineering deliverables to the Doc 3 planning
  • Quality deliverables to Doc 24 and QCRs
  • Operational requirements
  • Supplier CDRLs
  • Financial control / reporting

Collaborate with other functions to ensure project success by representing Procurement at meetings

  • Doc#3 meetings
  • TAC reviews
  • Production start-up meetings
  • MOR / UK exec project reviews
  • Reliability issues
  • Non conformance issues
  • Inventory Control issues

Interface between the Project Core Team and Procurement

  • Attend Project Core Team as required
  • Work autonomously to resolve problems and escalate critical issues
  • Report into the project the activities and actions being taken by Procurement via production of weekly 4-up report.
  • Support any function with Supplier related issues (first contact point)

Lead the Procurement activities within the Change Management Process

  • Obtain Commodity Buyer / functional inputs and requirements for relevant changes
  • Ensure PROC represented at ECCB meeting and report accordingly
  • Attend PCCB meetings and report accordingly
  • Attend MAB meetings and report accordingly
  • Attend AVM meetings and report accordingly


  • Strong experience in Procurement, combining Project Management, technical exposure and financial analysis and forecasting
  • Solid technical knowledge of the different systems and materials used in BT or very pronounced interest to acquire this knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Relevant experience in a previous role, within the manufacturing industry
  • University degree or equivalent through experience, complemented by a demonstrated track record of success.
  • Sourcing and procurement planning
  • Very good contracting, legal & compliance knowledge
  • Supplier performance and improvement management experience
  • MCIPS qualification preferred but not essential
  • Computer literate: MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Excellent negotiating / influencing skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good business partnering skills
  • Demonstrated diplomacy in stakeholder management
  • Team player

Competitive Salary Range
Number of working hours: 37

Are you interested in continuing in an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now.

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