Material planning Leader

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Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Company: Alstom

Req ID:212463 

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.  


You are in charge of the team of Material planning officers, taking care of the definition and control of adequate inventory level of sourced materials, Purchase orders processing and managing Suppliers' deliveries and risks, according to Production / Operations / Installation requirements.




  • Material scheduling / Calculate ABC Classification    
  • Material scheduling / Manage Stock Policy and Size Inventory Levels    
  • (Material scheduling / Define & Control Buy Material Master Data)    
  • Material scheduling / Monitor MRP Run    
  • Material scheduling / Manage Material Net Demand    
  • Material scheduling / Manage Material Availability (missing parts)    
  • (Material scheduling / Manage Material Scheduling activities at project /product initialization and Change)    
  • (Material scheduling / Manage Material Scheduling activities at project /product closure)    
  • Material scheduling / Manage Excess Stock    
  • Procurement / Manage Specific Conditions for Vendors    
  • Procurement / Manage Purchasing Document for Stock Items    
  • Procurement / Manage Acknowledgement of Purchasing Document for Stock Items    
  • Procurement / Follow-Up Needs Expression & Deliveries    
  • Procurement / Manage Capacity Self-Declarations    
  • Procurement / Manage Supply  Chain & Capacity audit    
  • Procurement / Consolidate Vendor Demand Multi-Business / Multi-Site    
  • Procurement / Coordinate Delivery Crisis Solving    




  • Strong experience in a similar role
  • Manufacturing background preferred 
  • Organizational and good communication skills required
  • Proven track record of successfully deploying projects in a engineering company 
  • SAP, Power BI and MS knowlege is a must 
  • Proficient English language level required 

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Procurement, Supply Chain, SAP, ERP, Supply, Operations, Technology