Tender Operations Manager

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This is a job posting from company – Alstom

Employment TypeFull Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: Missouri, USA

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Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.

Build robust and competitive tender cost, scope & schedule commitment. Manage Product Procurement reference to prepare tenders to come and starting, to fit to Region market prices and Customer needs, in coordination with Procurement Platform, Product and Scheduling. Ensure that the Tender contributes to the Platform procurement objectives.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure tenders are anticipated and prepared with robust Product reference cost, Lead Time and schedule management. This will include regularly extracting latest ERP data to assess most recent data and compare with prior projects.
  • Liaise with the Procurement Platform Team to check consistency with Region expectations on the market and contribute to the competitiveness management of product material files
  • On anticipation to key tenders, lead pre-tendering activities, build a Product Cost reference in extracting data from the ERP, update the costs in the relevant economic baseline, and extract from Procurement Project files last forecasts, liaise with PPM in charge.
  • If the Product is planned to be regularly used on Tenders on the 3 years plan forecast, regularly extract ERP data to assess most recent Product competitiveness from current Projects
  • Maintain Procurement Product Reference costs with same Tender file format, in order to be able to use them for any new Tender to come as starting work documents,
  • Ensure implementation of actions, identify risks and mitigation plans

Tender management:

  • Ensure clear inputs on contract conditions, economic baseline, Tender PBS(Product Breakdown Structure)/BOQ(Bill of Quantity)coordinated with Engineering & Industrial are provided by Bid Team according the Tender schedule and the level of robustness expected from Procurement in a formal Instruction For Quotation (IFQ).
  • Challenge tender requirements when relevant (promote standardization or optimum technology)
  • Define the Procurement Cost Reference to take as reference of the Procurement Tender in the portfolio of Product Cost reference prepared off-cycle (cf. Point A) and/or Ref. Lib, checking its robustness and accuracy
  • In case of new innovative product for a given commodity or equipment, progressively build robust cost assumption according to proven models, to be reviewed with (or provided by) commodity managers/buyers
  • Lead commitment reviews with commodities based on the Sourcing commitment sheet.
  • Consolidate the sourcing commitment in tender phase and the preliminary supplier list
  • Propose a risk register, incl. mitigation plan, to be assessed with Tender team
  • Lead Bi-Weekly Tender Review with PMM manager, scheduling, and Big Managers to discuss ongoing/upcoming tenders
  • Lead Industrial Tender process improvement reviews
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors (such as BoM, BoQ, requirement specifications, …). In particular, monitor that development and Industrialization of new/modified generic Products used on his/her project is coherent with Project Industrial schedule and coordinates mitigation plan when needed
  • Assess, jointly with the Tender team, the opportunity and risk related to early agreements with suppliers (“Pre-Bid agreement”)


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Management, or related degree program, or equivalent experience (6+ years) in similar Supply Chain/Industrial roles.
  • Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment and communicate effectively
  • Skill set to pay close attention to detail, meet deadlines, and balance multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and with all levels of the organization,
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer and MS Excel skills a must.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.

Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations). If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at [email protected] (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).

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