Material Planning Associate

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Date: 10-Jan-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:157444 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Material Planning Associate


About Alstom in India

Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. www.alstom.com/ India


Job Title: Material Planning Associate


Purpose of Role:

Individual role in Supply Chain Solutions Centre responsible for execution of Materials Planning Processes that are the scope of the Solutions Centre Team.


Reports directly to:

Supply Chain Solutions Centre Team Leader




  • External Providers (Suppliers)


  • Site Material Planner
  • Site Buyer
  • Key User & Regional Business Process Experts
  • Supply Chain Solutions Centre Team Leader




  • Creates Material Planning documents in GSI (Alstom ERP Solution) & communicate the Alstom delivery requirement to suppliers.
  • Receives the Supplier delivery confirmation against the Alstom delivery needs & to ensure the right information is available in system for Site Material Planner reference.
  • Co-ordinates with Internal & External networks to execute the defined task within the agreed Service Level Agreements (SLA) set between SC2 and Sites.
  • Acts as a representative of the site, when interacting with Suppliers




  • Academic diploma / degree in any subject. Academic diploma / Academic diploma in Supply Chain in Supply Chain
  • Languages: English fluent. Hindi + knowledge of local language
  • Experience: Should have at least 3 years of relevant experience (combined)
  • Should be exposed to modern logistics principles for efficient transportation management and distribution control
  • Understands Material Requirement Planning & can extract MIS from a Supply Chain Information System
  • Hands on Supplier Relationship Management
  • Strong Collaboration & Communication skills
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Adequate exposure to Tools like MS EXCEL & BI

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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