Industrial Planning Manager

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Date: 13-Nov-2022

Location: Hornell, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:375222 

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

PURPOSE OF THE JOB :

  • Working in close collaboration with the PM, owner of time management topic in the project team, providing proper time management information to support decisions making to reach expected OTD performance of the project (tender, contract or program execution)
  • Responsible to develop and maintain the project schedule (internal and customer schedule)
  • Manage efficiently planning deliverable issuance.
  • Facilitate the synchronization of internal stakeholders

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES :

In tender:

  • Analyse the schedule management requirements of the Customer (contractual tool, schedule structure, reporting constraints…),
  • Define tender preparation schedule and monitor until the submission of the tender,
  • Detail the tender schedule based on Reference Library templates, gap analysis, Metiers commitments, and PXO (Project Metiers organisation such as PIO / Project Industrial Organisation) tender strategy
  • Highlight the critical path and risks linked to the project schedule and propose the optimisation & mitigation actions,
  • Contribute with the project schedule to the project strategy in compliance with the contractual requirements
  • Participate to the definition of the project schedule interfaces with the partners and the Customer,
  • Deliver on time all schedule deliverables down to the requested level,
  • Estimate the cost of Scheduling management effort.

In contract or program execution:

  • Define and maintain the Project Time Management Plan based on inputs from all stakeholders and keep it updated
  • Animate and coordinate the project scheduling community
  • Build the project schedule based on internal standard WBS, contractual targets and data provided by all stakeholders,
  • Contribute with the Finance Project Manager to Earned Value Management
  • Propose the project baseline, and ensure its acceptance (internally and by the Customer)
  • Ensure the consistency of all the internal and external Stakeholders commitments, and manages the schedules interfaces,
  • Perform schedule analysis & trade-offs to close identified gaps or schedule issues
  • Organise and lead periodic project schedule sessions,
  • Provide a timely updated schedule situation highlighting the gap between the actual and the baseline,
  • Focus on early identification of potential delays (critical paths) including the status on risks and margin related to schedule
  • Prepare schedule and progress reports for Customer or Lead Unit or Partners,
  • Provide support to Project Core Team on all issues related to projects schedule

For all:

  • Apply the Project Scheduling Process,
  • Promote time management practices awareness in the project team
  • Coach planning team in project planning practices
  • Contribute to the return of experience (REX) and improvements, share best practices, schedule templates.

Performance measurements in tenders:

  • On-time delivery of all requested tender deliverables requested to fulfil RFP requirements,
  • On time delivery of schedule analysis for decisions by the Tender Team: critical paths for main milestones, planning risks, standard metrics measuring schedule robustness
  • List of potential gaps between project schedule defined in tender and Platform Reference Library schedule

Performance measurements in contract or program execution:

  • Baseline approved (internally and by the Customer)
  • Regular and consistent scheduling updates, with potential delays analysis
  • Delivery on time delivery of KPIs (OTD, Gate Reviews GO on time, sales, cash, …) and planning documents,
  • Standard metrics measuring schedule robustness (PSI)

 

Educational Requirements:

Mandatory:       Engineering Degree

 

Experience:

Mandatory:

  • 7/10 years’ experience as PrPM / SSM / Project Development Planning Manager / Project Operation Planning Manager / Industrial Planner / Construction Planner
  • Project management and industrial background
  • Is used to work with internal processes (Tenders, Projects, Engineering, Industrial, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality and their interfaces)
  • Project scheduling processes

Competencies & Skills

  • Good overall knowledge of railway products and systems

  • Agility to juggle with schedules (internal and customer schedules) simulations and various scenarios) and changing project goals.

  • Forensic planning

  • Rigorous, structured and sense of anticipation

  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills, excellent team worker

  • Conflict management and multi-tasking,

  • Collaborative management

  • Be able to challenge project team and highly proactive in proposing solutions.

  • Comfortable in an international and multi-cultural environment. ​​​​​​​

 

 

 

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. 

 

 

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


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