PrSM - Project Sourcing Manager

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Date: 25-Aug-2021

Location: Hornell, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

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 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age. As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 36,300 people. Visit www.alstom.com to learn more about our business.

Project Sourcing Manager




She/He will manage the overall set of existing and bid projects within procurement to obtain the goals and objectives in regard to quality, on time delivery, cost and customer requirements. Manages and Coordinates Renovation Sourcing Activities in Coordination with Project Manager and operating areas involved. This job could have supervisory responsibilities depending on the size of the Renovation project, but temporary coordinates activities with Sourcing Specialist and or Commodity Buyers.


She/He will be part of the Core Team for the Project.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Ensures that project needs are properly communicated to Sourcing teams, supports Comm. buyers to get optimized functional requirements, challenges new gaps compared to tender commitments and incorporates Return on Experience and maximizes re-use of proven solution.
  • Defines and implements the Project Sourcing Strategy in full respect of QCD commitments, manages supplier selection through Business Award process and assures Sub Contracts are managed and executed properly with support from Comm. buyers.  Sponsors GO-Order Execution supported by SQA & Supply Chain, facilitates co-operation between Engineering and Sourcing, defines co-development plan and Make or Buy strategy with Project team.
  • Owner of the Material Work Package committed at tender stage and reviewed at SPR0. Ensures continuity with tender commitments through transfer meetings, reviews periodically the Work Packages (WP) with Comm. buyers, prepares Sector Project Reviews with Work Package Controller and manages risks and ambitions through length of project.
  • Leads ASIP projects,  challenges Comm. buyers and project teams to generate cost optimization ideas, ensures actions are documented and savings calculated in a total cost of ownership base, ensures action plan is shared by project team and savings recognized by Finance Controller and Project manager. Monitors the progress of ASIP actions, structure meetings with Commodity Managers and project team (PAR Meetings) to review opportunities and to manage any risk.
  • Secures Sourcing central strategy is applied, as well as AT central processes, conforms to the Supplier selection and it’s compliance with Platform Sourcing strategy (panel, LCC objectives, dual sources...),
  • QCD performance of suppliers is properly reported and claim process is in place and efficient.


Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree required in Business Administration or a different/equivalent Major.



Mininum of 4 years or more of related experience.

English Fluent

Communication and negotiation skills

Very well organization

Be able to manage and to present well the results and issues in front of the Project

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.   


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 switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


Alstom abides 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 note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.

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