Material Planner

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Date: 19-Jun-2022

Location: Brampton, Ontario (CANADA), Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:229543 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

The material planner is in charge of defining and controlling adequate inventory level of materials in order to fulfill Production / Operations / Installation requirements while minimizing cash immobilization.  Additionally, the Material Planner will have the responsibility to ensure the availability of the material using our MRP system (SAP) to minimize the impacts taking in account the constraints of our suppliers, transportation and storage. 


Main Mission :

  • Daily meeting with the managers, to review the status of the missing materials
  • Leadership and coordination to anticipate the missing parts and to analyze the root causes for them
  • Demand of the material based on our ERP and on the production planning, the maintenance and the repair material
  • Coordination of the suppliers to follow the production needs, capacity of the warehouse, transportation and all the possible impact from the supplier to our warehouse
  • Coordination with the team internal Alstom and suppliers in case of emergency not forecasted – revision change, part broken, part lost,…..
  • Creation and follow-up of material master data (MRP type, MRP controller, MRP parameters)
  • Ensure the payment of the supplier on Time (resolve and validate invoices)
  • Deployment of the planification strategy and inventory following the typology of the material, of the requirement, volume, price and others characteristics


Profile :

  • Post Secondary Diploma or Degree in Business specialization in planning// APICS, CSCMP an asset
  • Experience in Supply Chain, Material Planning in the Industrial sector
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel and other Office applications
  • Excellent knowledge in SAP, GSI if possible
  • Fluent in English and knowledge in French considered an asset. 
  • Team-working and leadership

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, ERP, SAP, Supply, Operations, Technology