Supply Chain Manager

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Date: 28-Nov-2022

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:352781 

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 

Job Title (Job code): Local Supply Chain Management (SC-MA-02)



You are in charge of defining, planning and executing the full set of Supply Chain processes for your site, including industrial planning, materials planning & logistic operations.



Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Supply Chain

Reports directly to:

For Industrial & Services site, Site Managing Director

For Installation site, Project Managing Director


Other reporting to:

Regional / Cluster Supply Chain Management


Direct reports:

Project Supply Chain Manager

Industrial Planning Manager

Material Planning Manager

Logistic Manager




  • India Leadership
  • Service Leadership
  • Depot Teams and Site Supply Chain Heads
  • Central Supply Chain Métier
  • Production, Operations, Sourcing, Industrial, Quality
  • HR, Finance


  • Customers
  • Suppliers
  • Logistics Service Providers


OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:                                                                         

  • India cluster is now expanding business in service areas to deal with T&C of all Metro projects, DLP Period for all metro, Service duration of RRTS projects and upcoming Metro service opportunities.
  • Supply Chain is going to be a critical and integral part of service organisation supporting all requirements and fulfilment of material needs for service business.
  • This position will be working hand in hand with service business, sourcing and define ways of working, leading team and assisting various depots.
  • Leader of service supply chain will define ways of material planning, assisting business with logistics arrangement and coaching and mentoring Warehouse teams at depot.
  • Leader will define long term service support and planning of material across various projects to support faster / timely maintenance and keeping inventory at optimised level


  • Define and roll-out the Service Supply Chain priorities for rolling 3 years-covering the Strategic, Tactical and Operational plans for the services  Business
  • Implement an appropriate organisational structure to deliver the business plan
  • Support the Sourcing Strategy to build total service solution, through the Supplier Development CFT.
  • Develop Strong Service Supply Chain Leaders at Sites to manage the Projects efficiently (Planning, Execution and Delivery)
  • Drive the following KPIs for Services Product Line  :
    • Planning : Site Unit on Time (UOT)  %, Hard Inventory (Mand Coverage in Weeks)
    • Procurement : Supplier OTIF % and Missing Parts %
    • Logistics & Customer Service : Logistics Cost, Inventory Accuracy
  • Ensure that personnel operate in an environment that complies with the organization EHS policies
  • Strategy:
  •    Adapt and Deploy Supply Chain strategy & footprint vs Regional Supply Chain & Local strategy
  • Standards (Process, Methods & Tools):

  • Deploy standards (process, methods & tools) & associated documentation
  • Manage deployment roadmap through the Regions / Cluster
  • Transversal Process & Tools:

  • Identify site needs & define local requirements for Transversal Processes & Tools, contribute to Transversal Process /Tool Definition, improvement & validation 
  • Human Resources:

  • Deploy targeted organization
  • Deploy people development roadmap including skills levels, training & qualification path
  • Identify World Class Manufacturing experts
  • Deploy robust supply chain culture at all levels
  • Finance:

  • Prepare & follow budget for his perimeter including function cost
  • Define & deploy opportunities leveraging synergies & improvement initiatives

Performance & Design

  • Reach & Animate performance KPIs, KPIs targets
  • Ensure compliant on process review, audits
  • Provide support to Sites vs Sites on supply chain stabilization or mobilization of emerging sites, new businesses
  • Manage the S&OP and MPS (Manufacturing sites),
  • Support the Projects to achieve QCD commitments and represent the supply chain in Site Management / project committee.
  • Manage process and activities related Industrial Planning, Project Supply Chain, Material Planning and supplier’s delivery performance and Logistics in coordination with the related departments.



Qualifications & Skills:




  • Engg graduate or Post Graduate Degree holder in Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Business management, or Associated discipline with Min 5 years of handling service operations
  • English (negotiation level). Fluent in English
  • Local Language


  • Master’s in supply chain management



  • Experience of 10 to 15 years in industrial environment
  • Experience of 10 years in Supply Chain
  • ERP Management experience


  • Knowledgeable of Profit & Loss and cost control of assets
  • Valuable experience in companies of same sector/activity or related



  • Change Management Capabilities-Should be able to weave the Change Management priorities in the execution culture of the organisation
  • Problem Solving driven attitudinal skills accompanied with a sense of urgency
  • Agility to find solutions for customer’s service needs
  • Flexible and willing to work in Matrix organisation structure
  • Independence of thought and should be able to provide constructive advise to the service leadership team

Competencies & Skills

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Agility
  • Collaboration
  • Global vision



  • Should have handled all the Following functions viz. Planning, Procurement and Logistics in a Manufacturing set-up
  • Should have exposure to setting up and running service supply chain set up including warehouses operations
  • Should be familiar with depot Operations set-up and review rythym.


  • Should have had atleast 10~15 years of proven experience preferably in a Multinational Company in various Supply Chain/Manufacturing/Industrial roles
  • Should have worked in service supply chain for atleast 5 years.
  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language
  • IT Skills: Worked on atleast one ERP System in a service/ depot set-up, Should have had good exposure to a WMS system, Good exposure to MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong understanding of EHS culture and its importance to the organization.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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