Purchasing SAP delivery Expert

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Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:194501 

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.  

Alstom IS&T is a corporate organization composed of 5 pillars. That position is located under the Business Solutions pillar, in charge of global architecture of Alstom IT solutions, as well as deploying, and maintaining it. Within Business Solutions, the ERP Program Director oversees the ERP solution tower, where central ERP solutions lifecycle is managed, including its applicative landscape such as manufacturing execution system, and supplier collaborations solutions. The ERP Core Team is divided in 6 streams: Accounting, Controlling, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Operations and Quality. You will report to the Purchasing Stream leader under this organization. Purchasing Stream is in charge of Sourcing and Procurement processes. You will mainly contribute to Alstom ERP core model implementation program. This position is based in Bangalore, and there will be frequent worldwide travel to Alstom sites to support locally roll-out. You will join an international team and collaborate actively with many different stakeholders (key users, regional process expert, Business process owner, solutions experts from all IS&T towers, Support teams, data et development factory). English language in a multicultural environment is a must.

The Purchasing SAP delivery specialist role is to deploy Alstom ERP core model including it satellites non-ERP solutions (ARIBA for sourcing, procurement and supply chain collaboration, BI), part of Alstom ERP program. We are looking for an SAP MM/ARIBA consultant to join our team.

As an ERP delivery specialist, you are in charge on your functional scope to :

  • Assess and define scope including org structure, functional scope, applicative landscape, and local gaps (contractual and regulatory)
  • Assess and define data migration & cleansing strategy
  • Support Key users for data mapping and migration
  • Design, Build and Test Solution (Core + Localization+ Auth + Batch)
  • Deploy Application landscape
  • Train Key users
  • Correct UAT & post go live solution defects
  • Knowledge transfer to Run
  • Continuously improve our implementation methodology


Your Functional scope contains following business processes:


§ End-to-end purchasing flows execution in ERP for Stock and Non-stock items : Source lists, PIR, Purchase request, RFQ, Outline agreements, Scheduling agreements, Quotas, Confirmation, ASN, Purchase orders, Service entry sheet

§ Vendor Master Data management

§ Release management
§ VMI & Consignment
§ Subcontracting

§ ARIBA integration for Sourcing and Procurement : Buying channels, Catalogs, Purchase requisition, Supplier qualification (SLP), Approval & workflows, RFQ, Auctions

§ ARIBA integration for Supply Chain Collaboration : PO & SAR collaboration, Ariba Network
§ Supplier integration through EDI

 Education and Work experience

Graduated with an engineering degree, you have more than 4 years of experience in SAP-ERP solutions
You are an action-oriented person with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You are a self-starter and result-oriented person. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills are a must because you will need to work autonomously in a worldwide & multicultural environment. You should be agile to handle multiple tasks efficiently, keeping the big picture, and effectively delivering outcomes in a fast-paced environment.


  • Deep functional knowledge in SAP ECC6 MM module, and experience implementing this module.
  • Experience in integration of ECC6 with ARIBA Buying, Sourcing & Contract, Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Technical knowledge (IDOC, LSMW, Integration monitoring, Cloud Integration Gateway)
  • Integration knowledge with Planning  is a plus
  • Language skills: English is a must both spoken and written.

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​

Job Segment: Supply Chain, SAP, ERP, Supply, Procurement, Operations, Technology