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Procurement Team Leader with German language


Bombardier Cluj






Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Management and Executive, Operations and Logistics




PR Procurement Team Leader with German


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of the Global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in the rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

The Global Procurement Center (GPC) in Cluj is an organization combining procurement knowledge, cultural diversity and a drive for excellence. The team of almost 250 colleagues is working closely with over 50.000 users, throughout more than 20 countries where Bombardier operates.

For our Global Procurement Center, based in Cluj-Napoca

we are looking for a Procurement Team Leader with German

Scope of the role:

You will have to ensure the effective performance for Product Related Procurement functions within the region or countries assigned and the achievement of service delivery requirements. Also, you will have to manage individual performance and build teamwork within your team.

Your Challenges:

Team Leadership and Performance Management

- Manage individual performance and people development through annual performance review process;
- Provide guidance to the team based on management direction;
- Promotes Teamwork within and amongst teams;
- Assesses staff training needs and encourages compliance of training requirement for each level as part of the employee development program;
- Ensure that the team has all the hours, materials, accesses and resources in place on a day to day basis to meet all its service commitments;

Operational Performance Management

- Accountable for the smooth delivery of local and global administration and procurement processes, in line with agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs);
- Escalate issues which cannot be resolved by the team to the Head of Operations;
- Manages external and internal audits and ensures implementation of recommended actions based on audit results;
- Lead the effectiveness of the processes trough identification of areas for continuous improvement, providing input and information to achieve problem resolution;

Management of Business Partner Relationship

- Exercise business partnership by supporting decision making through adding value to the business by proactive delivery of information and knowledge;
- Act as Business Partner to Head of PR Region and align among other Team Leads assigned to region/countries;
- Participant in regular calls with business partners;

Strategic/change Leadership

- Manage compliance with global PR processes, develop and enhance global processes;
- Prioritize work in alignment with business goals, strategies and policies;
- Ensures buddy system and succession plan are in place in the region;

Processes, Tools, Projects

- Drive operational and strategic excellence methods;
- Deliver operational and process improvements through lean approach and techniques;
- Monitor supplier KPI’s;


- Business Degree or similar complemented by a demonstrated track record;
- Excellent oral and written skills in English and German are a must;
- 3 - 5 years’ overall experience, out of which 2+ years’ people management experience in a complex international environment;
- Advanced level in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Experience with ERP Systems;
- Ability to build strong partnerships and manage stakeholders;
- Creativity and openness for new solutions with a strong analytical thinking capacity.

About us

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology, offering the broadest portfolio in the industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling, and provide complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver we continuously break new ground in sustainable mobility, and our integrated solutions create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. And, headquartered in Berlin, Germany, we employ around 39,850 people, with products and services operating in over 60 countries.

Job: Procurement & Global Sourcing
Primary Location: RO-CJ-Cluj-Napoca
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular