Material planner (m/w/d)

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Date: 26 May 2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, BB, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:399703 


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.   



If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Material planner (m/w/d) in Mannheim or Hennigsdorf, Germany




  • 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

  • Apply APSYS roadmap and standards

  • Respect Alstom EHS policy

  • Participate to EHS improvement and targets achievement

  • Respect Alstom Ethics & Compliance codes




  • Graduated at least from Higher Education in Business

  • Administration or Engineering or Supply Chain.

  • Fluent in English and German

  • Experience with ERPs, Supply Chain concepts, processes continuous improvement, English.

  • 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





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.  


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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