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Yann Triffe

November 2018


As a highly innovative and accomplished executive level leader in Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Management, I am an engineer with an Executive MBA from HEC Paris (Shanghai class). I possess a strong background developing and implementing sourcing strategies and procurement solutions leading to cost reductions and streamlined operations for major corporations with domestic and global reach. I am highly adept at analyzing and correcting process and organizations gaps and developing Supply Chain strategies and talents in order to meet corporate objectives.

Specialties: Sourcing, Change Management, Talent development, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, direct and indirect talent management, public speaking, sap mm, multi-cultural organization, results-driven, leadership, communication

Expériences professionnelles

Co founder


De Janvier 2012 à Aujourd'hui

Co Founder of KOSAPAN Distillery (micro-distillery based on French distillation and Thai fruits and flowers)

Rhum: Double Gold Medal Award in San Francisco World Spirits Competition (among 2000 participants and 48 judges).

Chief procurement officer

DATALOGIC , San vitale grande - CDI

De Juillet 2016 à Aujourd'hui

Directly reporting to CEO
330M€/year, 800 direct and > 4000 indirect suppliers, > 90 people (Vietnam, China, Italy, Slovakia, Hungary, Brazil and US), covering commodity, indirect and project sourcing, supplier quality, capacity planning & tooling management
Major Achievements:
Transforming and developing a unique and agile Sourcing & Purchasing team (talent acquisition, organisation evolution, change management, stakeholders teaming)
Digitalising processes (e-Procurement, Supplier Portal, EDI, CoPQ management)
Extending our responsibilities and maximising Supplier Capacity, Supplier Quality and Tooling management
Being promoted to directly report to Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Doubling spend in Vietnam & Eastern Europe – turnaround strategy
Improving both COGS: from 54% in 2016 to 51% in 2018 (>70% of COGS being material), Productivity: -5.5% (+25% vs. 2016) & Cash Flow (+5 days on account payable)
Implementing APQP (PPAP) driving to Quality improvement of -60% on PPM and -10% CoPQ reduction
Optimising other costs (such as Tooling, Opex & Personnel)

Global commodity leader & regional sourcing leader

WABCO , Bruxelles - CDI

De Août 2014 à Juin 2016

110M€/year, 90 Suppliers, > 40 people, covering commodity, supplier quality, tooling & capacity planning (for the following commodities: Aluminium & Zinc casting, plastic & rubber)
Major Achievements:
Creating new International Purchasing Office in Prague
Developing and managing a global and international talented organisation
Implementing a disruptive and courageous sourcing strategy
Managing and developing major stakeholder’s relationship
Resulting in productivity: -5,4%, PPM: 300 (-15%) and Fill rate: 75

Latam sourcing director

Alstom Brésil , São paulo - CDI

De Août 2013 à Août 2014

Commodity Management (Metal parts, Electronics, Transformers, Services), Project Sourcing Management, Logistic, Planning and Supplier Quality
250M€/year, 600 Suppliers, > 60 people, full and integrated supply-chain management in Latin America
Major Achievements:
Leading and securing a motivated team within a new regional environment (cultural change, KPI’s and process formalisation, talent development)
Implementing Sustainable Sourcing best practices
Productivity: -4.4% (net on projects), CoPQ definition and management: -20%

Commodity director

ALSTOM Hydro China , Beichen qu - CDD

De Janvier 2010 à Août 2013

Commodity Management (Casting, Forging, Welded Structures, Machining and Plates)
200M€/year, 70 key Suppliers, > 40 people in Europe, US, Brazil, China and India
Major Achievements:
Creating and developing a global sourcing team and the whole supply chain in China
Successfully developing of multi-business and cross regional relationship with a major Chinese state-owned company (for heavy casting and forging)
Leading and piloting “Supplier Relationship Management - SRM” implementation within ALSTOM Group
Major contribution to Heavy Industrial Commodities standardization and rationalization

Key commodity mana

Alstom Hydro France , Grenoble - CDI

De Mai 2007 à Décembre 2009

Commodity Management (Casting & Forging)
From 2007 to 2010
80 M€/year, 30 Suppliers, > 10 people in Europe, US, Brazil, China and India
Main Achievements:
Negotiating first Global Frame Agreements (mainly in China and in Eastern Europe) and strategic partnership with key global Suppliers
Defining and implementing sourcing strategy for all Casting and Forging sub-commodities (rolling forgings, open die heavy forgings, machining, large steel castings, etc.) - stainless and carbon steel casting

Site sourcing manager and global sourcing manager

kone Italy , Pero - CDI

De Septembre 2004 à Mars 2007

100 M€/year, 90 suppliers, managing directly and functionally up to 12 people,
Managing and developing a talented team
Identifying internal and external global sourcing opportunities for both direct and indirect materials while developing category sourcing strategy through policies and agreements

European purchasing manager

STMicroelectronics , Agrate brianza - CDI

De Juin 2000 à Août 2004

EWS/Back End Capital Investment
300 M$/year, 70 Suppliers, managing directly and functionally up to 12 people, for all European production sites (including Morocco and Malta)
Main Achievement:
Searching alternative suppliers (especially in Asia) which can provide a competitive advantage in terms technologies, services and Total Cost of Ownership
Deploying and following-up strategically, tactically, technically EWS/BE sourcing activities in all European STM sites
Creating and deploying an electronic tool, optimizing Quality, Time and Price of all PCBs bought which enable STM to benchmark all PCB's suppliers from the beginning of a new microchip project

Formations complémentaires


Politecnico di Milano

2001 à 2002


ENSI de Bourges

1998 à 2000

Parcours officiels



Anglais - Courant

Français - Langue maternelle

Italien - Langue maternelle

Portugais - Courant

Centres d'intérêt

  • Volunteering
  • Gastronomy (and spirits)
  • Sports (Rugby
  • Football
  • boxing)