Material Planner

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Date: 16 May 2023

Location: Fez, MA

Company: Alstom

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 

Material Planner



  • 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


Educational requirements:

  • Master degree or Industrial Engineering diploma in Supply Chain


  • A strong experience with ERPs, Supply chain concepts, continuous improvement processes is mandatory.


Competencies And Skills

  • Mastery of SAP
  • Good English profeciency
  • Materials requirements planning
  • Supplier Delivery Performance Management
  • Inventory management & Material Planning techniques
  • Industrial scheduling
  • Transport & Distribution
  • Supply Chain information systems
  • Data analytics
  • Sourcing For Non-Sourcing
  • Project Management Basics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Agility
  • Collaboration
  • Global Vision


Will report to the Material planning Manager.


Position based in Fez

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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