Procurement Manager

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Date: 29-Jul-2022

Location: Coimbatore, TN, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:[[274602]] 


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 

 Procurement Manager

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


Team management and development:

  • Manage headcount and staffing
  • Manage local procurement team in close link with central sourcing (CM, PLSD, Domain Director, Methods & Tools)
  • Monitor local procurement team workload and process to arbitration
  • Develop team competences
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.


Procurement performance:

  • Apply & support Alstom sourcing rules, process & tools
  • Challenge central procurement (CM, PLSD, Domain Director) to secure project execution and profitability in escalation phase
  • Apply the Local risks management governance
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.
  • Provide to central sourcing site input to impact commodity strategies
  • Ensure the Supplier Panel Compliancy (Target Panel defined by CM)
  • Share with CM, PLSD and Project Director risk analysis on commodities strategies deployment on coming tenders. Share and follow with CM & PLSD common mitigation plan to secure future business award is in line with commodity strategies (CM leader)
  • Secure continuous improvement within whole local sourcing team (SMART to be applied mid-term)
  • Manage Supplier Local QCD performances and Perfom regular (min. Monthly) supplier QCD performance, solves major issues and secure objectives achievement


Procurement Tender commitment:

  • Support, challenge and validate TSM in tender management (Local and Global Commodities)
  • Support, challenge and validate Procurement commitments for Local Commodities


Project execution and profitability:

  • Support local procurement team to face commercial and contractual negotiation during project execution phase
  • Challenge site management committee member to secure project execution and profitability
  • Track procurement performance in project and issue action plan in case of deviation
  • Analyse risks and sets appropriate mitigation plan
  • Formalize and share REX on main issues
  • Support PM on project gate review completion (in particular FAI Go on time)
  • Secure OTD Go Order and PO placed on time


Operationnal excellence & Cash focus:

  • Support supply chain to monitor and secure raw material inventory and OTIF objectives
  • Support quality on NCR traitement and improvement, CONQ S1 management
  • Support accounting departement to aligne on invoice accouting and payable days
  • Actively participate on industrial continous improvement


Performance measurements:

  • Tender ambition covering (ASIP) & Sourcing action plan tracking from SPR including claims and ambition covering
  • Supplier local QCD performance management
  • Go Order and FAI Go on time
  • Sourcing maturity roadmap improvement (SMART when applied)
  • CONQ S1 & coverage from procurement
  • Supplier Panel Compliancy Rate


  • •    10 to 15 years of relevant experience
    •    BE – Mechanical/ electrical
    •    Commodities: Sheet metal/machining/castings are must
    •    Team Handling: Need to handle 2 buyers in the team
    •    Must have worked with manufacturing MNCs in the Transport domain


Location - Coimbatore

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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