Industrial Planner

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Date: 18 Nov 2023

Location: Bologna, BO, IT

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
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.
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He/She has to ensure that key industrial constraints and processes are applied during production, that key planning information (lead time, stock levels, customer delivery planning, …)  is known, managed and communicated, that project material is ordered efficiently and delivered on time to achieve project milestones.

  • To define action plan to reduce delivery risk (lead time, obsolescence, stock levels for internal and external warehouses) and to validate specific procurement anticipations
  • To assure a proper material delivery follow-up of the assigned products, securing material flow from suppliers, internal/external warehouses, final customer destination in term of procurement and logistics
  • To manage materials/components procurement plan taking care both the target of stock reduction and the service level to customer
  • Support to the definition of industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy with Industrialization and Sourcing department
  • Interface with Procurement / Material Planning to schedule Purchase Order
  • Interface with Logistics to schedule shipping
  • Supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment



  • Activate needs in ERP tool
  • Validate purchase request for “BUY product” and release work order for “MAKE product”
  • Interface with manufacturing team to set MPS at least monthly and to attend weekly meeting for the MFG follow-up status
  • Material variance analysis
  • Material movement management between sites and warehouses



  • ERP and project material data accuracy
  • Definition and management of material procurement and delivery plan
  • On time material deliveries to the project
  • Inventory level and coverage


Organisational Reporting

  • The job holder will report directly to the Industrial Planning Manager


Network & Links

Internal: Manufacturing, Procurement & Material Planner, Logistics, Industrial Quality, Product Industrialization

External: Project Material Manager


Educational Requirements

Educated to University Degree level in Engineering

English speaking



Minimum of 3 year experience in similar position or in Project Planning roles.

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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