Project Supply Chain Leader

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Date: 26-Sep-2022

Location: Brugge

Company: Alstom

Req ID:309828 

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 


Your mission?

As a member of the project core team, you are in charge of coordinating Supply Chain activities for your project, from Tender to project end, and representing the Supply Chain function within the Project Core Team. Your mission includes:  

During the tender phase: “design Supply Chain network & commit its cost)

  • Design Supply Chain processes based on Tender team requirement
  • Commit on Supply Chain direct cost (direct hours, packaging cost…)


During the project ramp-up: “Secure Ramp up”

  • Set up & Synchronize Supply Chain processes vs Industrial requirements
  • Responsible to drive key activities to ensure all conditions related to suppliers’ deliveries, logistics flows, stock policy and system management are met while meeting logistics objectives defined during tender phase
  • Manage Specific Conditions for Vendors
  • Identify Suppliers for which capacity is at risk before Business Award
  • Ensure that Business Awards are performed with logistics specifications


During the project life: “Change management” + “Crises management”

  • Coordinate Supply Chain activities related to planning changes, suppliers’ changes or technical modifications with significant impact on supplier’s capacity or logistics flows.
  • Provide the date of modifications applicability (rank) to avoid excess inventory
  • Support Supply Chain organization in case of critical deliveries issues at suppliers
  • Manage Material Availability (missing parts), Anticipate material shortage


During the project closure: “Secure closure”

  • Coordinate all Supply Chain activities to secure the end of production (Missing Parts) while minimizing costs and obsolete inventories


Your profile?

You speak and write fluently in Dutch and English (French is an advantage). You also have:

  • A University Degree (Master’s in supply chain management would be a plus)
  • Experience in Supply Chain
  • Experience of work in a supplier/customer relationship or Project or Industrial Experience in interpreting project (or concept) contractual requirements - which include the operating / environment conditions for the product to operate as required - and having then translated these requirements into engineering deliverables, meeting QTC expectations
  • Knowledgeable of ERP material management (master data, purchase orders management…) or ERP architecture understanding (BOM, NCR…) or ability to use ERP
  • Ability to deal quickly and effectively with a variety of topics
  • Effective communication skills


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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