Logistics Engineering Specialist

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Date: 16-May-2023

Location: Coimbatore, TN, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:[[410979]] 

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 

Network & Links:


  • Methods
  • Material Procurement
  • In-Direct Sourcing
  • Warehouse



  • Carriers - Road, Rail, Sea & Air
  • Central Logistics Team




Manage Logistics Operations - Acheive cost targets, manage inbound and outbound operations, people management, continous improvements, Digitalization, delivery performance, Carrier Management, KPI Monitoring and Governance and Process Improvements.



  • To Co-ordinate and follow up with freight forwarder/Carrier for timely execution of inbound & outbound flows
  • Handling of import /Export documentation. Duty checklist/Shipping bill, Technical write ups, BOE etc.
  • On time duty payments to Customs and freight forwarders
  • Tracking of Inbound/Outbound consignments and ensure on time delivery
  • Attend customs queries on time to avoid demurrage/penalties
  • To coordinate with forwarding agents to achieve a cost-effective logistic solution.
  • Handle GR Waiver and Bank Guarantee shipments and ensure on time closure.
  • To capture, record and analysis all logistics cost
  • On time submission of documents (BOE/Freight Bill/AWB/Invoice) to respective departments on time and avail the benefits from Customs.
  • Monthly review with all Freight Forwarders/CHAs/Transporters with respect their KPI and fix action plan for missing targets.
  • Ensure on time payments to vendors.
  • Manage local transportation
  • Ensure materials are brought in with minimum cost of freight expenses wherever possible and provide suggestions towards freight cost reduction plans.
  • Candidate must lead a team of 3 to 4 team members.


Environment, Health and Safety:

  • Follow all Safety Measures as per AZDP standard.
  • Analyze accidents, make sure that related action plans are implemented.
  • Enforce safety rules and maintain production means in good working order. Take all appropriate measures in case of risk.



  • Timely delivery of goods in both inbound and outbound logistics operations.
  • Manage logistics operations within the standard lead times and take necessary actions on the exceptions.
  • Should be able to manage any crisis.



  • Avoid non value added activities through out the logistics operations and capitalize cost savings.
  • Drive continous improvement projetcs to acheive the cost saving goals.
  • Able to convince internal and external stake holders in acheiving the cost targets.




  • Manage autonomous teams around SQCD objectives : by using visual management, participates to daily meetings of the autonomous teams, communicate objectives and information needed for their achievement, bring teams problems up and organize their solving.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of results : communicate objectives, involve teams, implement actions, pull and implement improvement ideas, initiate improvement workshops (SWIP) and problem solving groups (PDCA methodology), track improvement (visual management), communicate results.
  • Involve in budget planning and manage all contracts related to logistics.
  • Ensure that the function is resourced adequately, in terms of number of people and skills.
  • Manage the department KPIs
  • Be responsible for the correct implementation for APSYS pertaining to Manufacturing domain


Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in a manufacturing Organization dealing with Imports/Exports, Working knowledge in ERP / SAP environment. Knowledge on International freight forwarding 
  • 10 to 12 years of experience in Logistics/Materials management activities
  • Experience in OEM / Auto / Manufacturing / Project base industry is preferable.
  • Exposure in ERP system and SAP is mandatory


  • BE - Mechanical from reputed institution  


Behavioural Skills

  • Good command in communication & presentation skills
  • Stake holders & crisis management
  • Agile 
  • Should have excellent attitude to handle change management 
  • Self-driven

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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Logistics, ERP, Supply Chain, Procurement, Change Management, Operations, Technology, Management