Procurement Engineer

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Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Coimbatore, TN, India

Company: Alstom

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   



About Alstom in India

Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. India



  • SDPM team
  • Project Supply Chain Team
  • Site Supply Chain functions (Procurement, Warehouse, Serial Production co-ord, Method Logistics etc..)


  • Material supplier’s
  • Logistics  Provider’s



  • Establish robust and agile Supply Chain through Process adherence, establishing routines & People competency management (Scope: Supply chain across all verticals)
  • Define Short term, Midterm actions / program in-line to India Supply Chain strategy and to follow implementation to drive Performance & Transformation in Supply Chain
  • Identify potential gaps in existing Supply Chain process and to collaborate with Site Supply Chain team to propose the solution to achieve the target condition
  • Consolidate metrics & animate MIS periodically to management (SC Director) to aid decision making

The India Global Supply Chain is based on 3 major sub-processes:

  • Supply Chain Planning & Hard Inventory
  • Procurement & Supplier Relationship Management
  • Logistics, transport & Customer Services



  • Express delivery needs to Suppliers
  • Follow up deliveries and ensure the availability of goods for Alstom projects
  • Monitor Supplier's performances KPI's
  • Participate/lead to Supplier's performances improvement (animation)
  • Contribute with SC inputs for supplier selection


  • Internal suppliers: Manage Purchase Requisition flow up to Material Planning documents
  • External suppliers: Follow up with Sourcing the Purchase Requisition level maturity for launching Material Planning documents
  • Ensure and update the accuracy of material planning master data (in compliance with stock and logistic constraints)
  • Create the Material Planning documents (Call-off, Schedule Agreement) & respective Source List
  • Communicate the Material Planning documents to Suppliers and follow Suppliers confirmation
  • Analyze Suppliers confirmations vs. Alstom needs and evaluate the risk/impact anticipation on production/projects
  • Identify priorities associated with risk/impact anticipation and set up recovery actions
  • Maintain a routine with Suppliers in order to check the status of deliveries
  • Analyze and manage MRP exception messages and anticipate supply problems (backlogs, shortages, no demand…).
  • Maintain delivery dates in ERP
  • Track missing parts until stock availability
  • Ensure non-conformities replacement
  • Resolve Receiving issues (overstock, shortage, damage, documentation, etc.)
  • Analyze and share deliveries performances KPI's with different stakeholders (Internal & External)
  • Collaborate with Material Planning Management/SDPM to validate worst Suppliers and define appropriate action plan (adapted governance: LSCA, LCA, etc...)
  • Apply appropriate communication routine with Suppliers based on their delivery performances
  • Drive and follow (when involved) Supplier Capacity Assessment
  • Drive and follow (when involved) Supplier's Light Capability Assessment (LSCA)
  • Contribute to new business risk assessments and mitigation action plan

General scope

  • Apply APSYS roadmap and standards
  • Respect Alstom EHS policy
  • Participate to EHS improvement and targets achievement
  • Respect Alstom Ethics & Compliance codes

Qualifications & Skills:


  • Engineering Degree - BE (ECE / EEE/Mech)  with supply chain, logistics, transportation, business management experience


  • Planning & Organizing
  • Teamwork & Collaboration


  • Good working Knowledge of Alstom Tools-SAP GSI, Kinaxis, ASCOT, Qlik sense, GSI BI etc..
  • Production Planning, Procurement Planning, Warehouse Management process
  • Analytical, Problem Solving & Decision Making


  • Should have around 8-10 years in manufacturing industry with relevant experience in any one below functions:
  • Procurement ,Material Control ,parts control Experience
  • IT Skills: ERP, MS office tools (Word, Excel Macro, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Language Skills: Proficient in English Fluent, Tamil appreciated)


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.   


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