Project Material Manager

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Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Firenze, FI, IT

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope (Metier) in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the DIS project ensuring that the products are delivered to the project stakeholders according to project QCD commitments.
  • Work as interface in the core Team meeting representing both Procurement function and Operations/Supply Chain function.


Represent the Industrial Operations organization within the project core team

  • Project core team members;
  • Support functions: Project Industrial Management, Industrialization, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Planning, Logistics, Sourcing.


For Project Execution, the Project Material Manager should:

  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU- Leading Unit and Pus- Participating Unit, secure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team;
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors;
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy;
  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM/ Engineer responsibility);
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment;
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory;
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers' progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture or mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement;
  • Manage the Material EAC/TAC (Estimation at Completion/ Total at Completion), Co-validating ASIP savings, Co-Validates with Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process) with escalation to Project and procurement team in case of need for arbitration.



  • Degree in Management Engineering or equivalent;
  • Experience of at least 5 years in project or industrial management roles;
  • Consolidated knowledge and experience in Industrial Operation field;
  • Professional knowledge of English;
  • Basic knowledge on SAP (or others ERP system);
  • Good knowledge on office automation suit (Excel, Outlook)
  • Attitude to teamworking and to collaborate with people of various departments both internal (Project Management, Supply Chain, Industrialization, Manufacturing, Sales, Product Development, Sourcing) and external (suppliers).


Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Project Manager, Supply Chain, Product Development, Operations, Technology, Research

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