Project Material Manager Lead (f/m/d)

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Date: 12 May 2024

Location: Berlin, BE, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:439337 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars. 

Project Material Manager Lead  (f/m/d)

Could you be the full/part-time Project Material Manager Lead (f/m/d) in Berlin we’re looking for?


Your Future Role

Ernst-Reuter-Platz 6, in the heart of Berlin, is home to Alstom's DACH regional headquarters. Up to 500 colleagues of more than 40 nationalities work here, focusing on project management, business development, and regional strategy, with a special emphasis on rail digitalisation. Our corporate functions play a key role in supporting and continuously improving the performance of our sites. You’ll report to Cynthia Sharp and work alongside a dedicated and enthusiastic team.


We’ll look for you to :

  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD ( Quality Cost Delivery) commitments within the Material Scope in Project Execution

  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the project ensuring that the products are delivered to the project stakeholders (Installation, Engineering, Customer,) according to project QCD commitments.

  • Ensure that the Project Execution is aligned to the Procurement Platform Objectives with regards material scope.

  • Contribute to tender phase, especially on Project Industrial Organization and Make or Buy Industrial scheme to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize material flow, costs and minimize risks.

  • Understand the Project Procurement Strategy to ensure it is fulfilled during execution and part of the Project Management Plan Ensure the Project Procurement strategy is shared, understood, applied by the procurement teams and the Sub-System Managers /Project Manager.

All About You

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

  • University Degree/ Master’s in supply chain management

  • Fluent in English (negotiation level) & German

  • Experience of 10 to 15 years in industrial environment

  • Experience of 10 years in Industrial / Supply Chain

  • Valuable experience in companies of same sector/activity or related

  • Competencies & Skills: Entrepreneurship, Agility, Collaboration, Global vision

Things You’ll Enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Experience a dynamic work environment with a permanent position at a leading company for green mobility

  • Enjoy a competitive remuneration package, 30 days of vacation, and benefits such as company pension plans and subsidized “Deutschlandticket” (Job Ticket)

  • Work in our modern headquarter at Ernst-Reuter-Platz with excellent public transportation access

  • Optimise work-life balance with flexible working hours and hybrid working models

  • Explore growth opportunities and steer your career across functions and countries

  • Benefit from excellent training opportunities through our award-winning Alstom University and participate in the company's innovation culture through idea management programmes

  • Thrive in a modern and collaborative workplace featuring mentor and buddy programs, diversity & inclusion initiatives, CSR activities, and engaging employee events

  • Access to corporate benefits

You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Equal Opportunities Statement
As an employer, Alstom stands for equal opportunities. By creating an inclusive work environment where all employees are encouraged to realise their full potential, individual differences are valued and respected. All applicants are considered solely on the basis of their qualifications, regardless of skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or other legally protected characteristics.

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