Project Material Manager

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Date: 18-Nov-2022

Location: Bologna, BO, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:343639 

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 

We are looking for a PROJECT MATERIAL MANAGER.



  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope (Metier) in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the Business Unit projects ensuring that the products are delivered to the project stakeholders according to project QCD commitments.
  • Work as interface in the core Team meeting representing both Procurement and Operations & Supply Chain Functions.


Represent the Industrial Operations organization within the project core team.

  • Project core team members;
  • Support functions: Project Industrial Management, Industrialization, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Planning, Logistics, Sourcing.


For Project Execution, the Project Material Manager should:

  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU- Leading Unit and Pus- Participating Unit, secure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team;
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors;
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy;
  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM/ Engineer responsibility);
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment;
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory;
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers' progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture or mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement;
  • Manage the Material EAC/TAC (Estimation at Completion/ Total at Completion), Co-validating ASIP savings, Co-Validates with Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process) with escalation to Project and procurement team in case of need for arbitration.



  • Degree in Management Engineering or equivalent;
  • Experience of at least 5 years in project or industrial management roles;
  • Consolidated knowledge and experience in Industrial Operation field;
  • Professional knowledge of English;
  • Basic knowledge on SAP (or others ERP system);
  • Good knowledge on office automation suit (Excel, Outlook)
  • Attitude to teamwork and to collaborate with people of various departments both internal (Project Management, Supply Chain, Industrialization, Manufacturing, Sales, Product Development, Sourcing) and external (suppliers).


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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