Project Procurement Manager

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Date: 05-Aug-2022

Location: Coimbatore, TN, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:253181 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Project 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





Key Stakeholders

  • PrEM in Engg sites
  • MP & PrSCL in Supply Chain
  • Project Managers



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  • Secure that suppliers QCD performances are in line with objectives for defined project(s).
  • Material work package owner for the project
  • Main interface between project & sourcing



1. Manage the sourcing activity of the Project

- Ensure that the overall QCD target of the WP material under his responsibility is met

- Participate to the project management committee

- Encompass PSCL output in the overall picture of the project (availability of the purchaser requests on time and on quality for take-over by the buyers, availability of the material for the 1st train, consolidation of the logistic conditions)

 2. Communicate project needs and ensures they are properly taken into account

- Organise launch meeting toward TSS and Dom

- Challenge new gaps compared to tender commitments, incorporates Return on Experience, escalate if any critical delay is occurring in specification availability, facilitates co-operation between Engineering and Sourcing, ask for arbitration in case of conflict

- Publish the specific legal requirements to be taken into account in negotiation, after analysis of the customer specific demand and after decision with the PM to flow down (or not) these requirements to the suppliers

 3. Define and implement the Project Sourcing Strategy in full respect of QCD commitments

- Establish and agree with the PM on a Project Sourcing Strategy (if not done at Tender stage), in line Platform Sourcing strategy (panel, LCC objectives, dual sources...)

- Animates supplier selection through Business Award process, asks for arbitration when relevant

- Based on SSM, buyer, SPQD output, supervises contracts execution of selected suppliers until FAI milestone

 4. Manage the Material Work Package

- Review periodically the QCD material scope (Work packages) with the stakeholders, establish a robust “at completion” vision, taken into account risks, ambitions and incertitudes

- Establish bridge analysis at each SPR cycle


Qualifications & Skills:



B.E Electrical/Mechanical



  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Communication Skill and Team Sprit
  • Ability to Challenge
  • Results Oriented
  • Rigorous and Structured
  • International Mindset
  • Fluent in English



  • Should have worked as Commodity Buyer or Project PROCUREMENT
  • Product Costing knowledge
  • Part Development



  • Manufacturing experience, preferably in the railway industry.
  • Minimum 6 - 12 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Quality, Engineering)
  • Commodities: Any motors or Rotating equipment parts.
  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language
  • IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Location: Coimbatore


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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