Supply Chain Senior Team Leader

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Date: 12 Jul 2024

Location: Cluj-Napoca, CJ, RO

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time Supply Chain Senior Team Leader in Cluj-Napoca, Romania we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your supply chain and leadership expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Alexandru Vilt (Region Supply Chain Manager, Cluj-Napoca), and work alongside passionate and fun teammates.


You'll ensure the effective performance for the Global Supply Chain (GSC) function and the achievement of service delivery requirements. Day-to-day, you’ll you will act as business partner to the Global Functions (Procurement, Supply Chain, Quality, Project Office), Supply Chain Head of Region/Country Leaders and SSO counterparts, supervising, and ensuring effective Supply Chain activities.


You’ll specifically manage individual performance, build teamwork, initiate, and drive continuous improvement within your team, but also take lead for new initiatives and asses staff training needs.


We’ll look to you for:

Act as Talent Champion

  • Recruit best in class supply chain personnel
  • Develop competencies
  • Manage individual performance and people development through PMP process
  • Provide guidance to the team based on management direction
  • Assess staff training needs and encourage compliance of training requirement for each level as part of the employee development program
  • Ensure that the team has all the materials, accesses, and resources in place on a day to day basis to meet all its service commitments
  • Allocate projects, new initiatives to teams


Operational Performance Management

  • Accountable for the smooth delivery of global and regional SC processes, in line with agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Escalate issues which cannot be resolved by the team to the Operational Manager
  • Act as 2nd level of issue escalation
  • Lead the effectiveness of the processes through identification of areas for continuous improvement, providing input and information to achieve problem resolution


Management of Business Partner Relationship

  • Exercise business partnership by supporting decision making through adding value to the business by proactive delivery of information and knowledge
  • Act as Business Partner to Central Business Teams (Procurement, Supply Chain, Quality, Project Office) and align amongst GSS Team Leads
  • Participate in regular calls with business partners


Strategic/Change Leadership

  • Manage compliance with directives and legal policy
  • Ensure consistent application of all relevant SC processes and tools
  • Prioritize work in alignment with business goals, strategies, and policies
  • Ensure buddy system and succession plans are in place
  • Take the lead for new initiatives & projects
  • Ensure process & tools development as per business requirements
  • Monitor sourcing project quality, cost & time delivery & legal project evolution (FAI, Business Award, Product development)
  • Ensure work package sheet commitment respect
  • Prepare Business Award



All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 


  • Engineering Degree, Business Degree or similar complemented by a demonstrated track record
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Experience in a relevant position 
  • Consistent experience in Supply Chain area
  • Leadership skills, analytical skills, very good communication and presentation skills, stakeholder management skills, and process-oriented mind-set
  • Experience in reporting and data analytics
  • ERP Systems (SAP), Office 365 (SharePoint, Excel, Teams, Power APP)



Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Be part of a large team with over 800 professionals in HR, Finance and Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Utilise our Agile, Responsible and Inclusive working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning (Access to Alstom University and Alstom Learning Program)
  • Professional Development Plan – we offer great opportunities to develop yourself within the company
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential (Competitive Salary and Meal Vouchers, Flexible Benefits at your choice - on top of your salary, Holiday Bonuses (Easter, Christmas), Employee Loyalty Bonus, Reimbursement of telework expenses – for amount of days worked from home, Additional Bonuses - referral bonuses, /new-born bonus, discounts)
  • Entitle to comprehensive and competitive social coverage (Life and Accident Insurance, Private medical subscription at Regina Maria and Private Pension)
  • Work-life balance - we offer flexible working hours and a hybrid model of work (Working from Home 3 days/ week) and 25 days of annual leave.
  • Be part of our Social Corporate Responsibilities initiatives (Social events, Humanitarian Actions)



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!





Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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