Industrial Planner

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Date: 12-Nov-2022

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: Alstom


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 

Job title: Industrial Planner
Based in Bucharest, Romania


For almost 30 years, Alstom has been an innovative pioneer playing an important role in Romania’s transition towards a modern and sustainable railway transport. From state-of-the-art digital rail control, to infrastructure and electrification projects, along with metro trains and the long-term maintenance of the metro fleet in the country’s capital city Bucharest, Alstom is constantly making a difference in the mainline and urban rail transport in Romania.

Through the diversity and complexity of its projects, Alstom is a very attractive employer for the young generations of Romanian specialists, giving them a unique chance to professionally grow in an international environment with access to worldwide knowledge and capabilities.


Role Overview:

  • Build the Master Production Schedule (Industrial Planning) for all firm projects, opportunities and tenders.
  • Ensure feasibility and coherency with customer needs.
  • Propose feasible scenario for P&FM cycle and follow daily the progress of the manufacturing plan.
  • Manage manufacturing and testing resources (physical and per workshops/métiers/hourly rates) including bottle neck approach.


As important responsibilities, the person will



  • Apply Industrial Planning Golden rules.
  • Use Kinaxis MPS for all scheduling activities for firm and forecast projects, (not mandatory for other tenders) (RS sites)


For opportunities and tenders:

  • Build the industrial planning in coherency with inputs from tender team and site management.
  • Analyse the bottlenecks (site capacity) at least quarterly.
  • Give data according to Global Planning and S&OP process taking in account PIO and Site Strategic Plan

For firm projects:

  • Get the commitment on the hypothesis taken from all stakeholders
  • Build the industrial planning taking into account availability of Material, Men, Machine (3M approach)
  • Identify the bottlenecks as well as and all other possible risks on the industrial planning, alert Industrial Planning manager and the PrPMs of the projects involved each time a new one is identified, propose scenario to secure them
  • Daily monitoring of industrial planning and meeting with industrial teams (Manuf / Testing / SC )
  • Update industrial planning into the ERP system each time there is a change validated by all stakeholders
  • Guarantee that the data inside the ERP are the latest update.
  • Participate to the P&FM process by doing the appropriate simulations to support decisions to be taken.
  • Evaluate impacts of decisions on the MPS, by doing simulations. Then when decisions are validated to do some short term changes, be sure it is updated in the MPS and in the ERP system as well.
  • In case of major change, prepare communication pack for SCM and Sourcing (to be send to Internal and external suppliers)
  • Analyze the root causes of delay of the industrial planning and their impact, including impact on other projects (multi project line).
  • Update weekly the actual dates and communicate internally on the MPS status through a cockpit (tables, graphs,…)
  • Update KPIs MPS Accuracy and UoT and communicate them
  • Calculate manufacturing workload inside the planning tool, identify the resources needed and share results for monthly meeting
  • Calculate the WIP
  • Apply EHS rules (Alstom Zero Deviation Plan) when moving in workshops
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree
  • Validated experience in Logistics and Warehousing activities min. 3 years
  • English knowledge: able to read, write and speak level



  • Good knowledge of MPS Kinaxis (RS Site) or GSI (Compo, Signalling)
  • Good level of English
  • Good knowledge of excel


  • Good Communication and collaborative skills
  • Innovative, pro-active and positive
  • Customer oriented
  • Sense of urgency
  • and autonomous
  • Able to make the synthesis of a critical issue


  • Experience in supply chain or in planning

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Knowledgeable of E2E vision for Industrial Planning process and process impact in ERP for procurement and manufacturing
  • Computer skills : Word, Excel, Outlook


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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