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Date: 09-Sep-2021

Location: Grain Valley, MO, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:147083 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Role Summary/ Purpose


The Scheduling and Forecast Specialist primary roll will be to schedule customer orders, manage alignment of forecast in SAP and support customer service data requests in order to meet the expectations of our customers.


Essential Responsibilities


Schedule Customer Orders by aligning Demands to Supply via Forecast or Lead Time Dates and Capacity


Manage Forecast in GSI to balance OTD to Customer with appropriate Inventory Levels by Utilizing different tools available such as FGS Forecasting Program, SAP Forecast Process, etc…


Support Customer Service and Sales Team by Reviewing Expedite Requests


Develop/Implement/Improve Forecasting/Planning Strategies in order to achieve On-Time Delivery to Customers


Attend and/or lead monthly forecast review meetings with the Sales and Product Management teams.


Assist Master Scheduler in weekly maintenance of forecast in GSI/MPS function





Bachelor’s Degree and/or 4 years in related planning experience.

SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) Experience

Strong Microsoft Office skill including but not limited to Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Strong communication skills and demonstrate success in working with cross functional teams

Strong analytical skills

Ability to handle multiple task at a fast pace



Desired Qualification

SAP Production Planning (PP) and Material Master (MM) Experience

CPIM Certification

Continuous Improvement Training/Certification

Lean Training/Certification

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use“Accommodation Request” as the subject line).



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