Project Planning Manager

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Date: 19 Feb 2024

Location: Hornell, NY, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:440767 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Company:       Alstom Transportation Inc.


Job Title:         Project Planning Manager


Location:        1 Transit Drive, Hornell, NY 14843


Job Type:        Full Time


Rate of Pay:    $113,000/year to $124,300/year


Duties: Analyze the schedule management requirements of the Customer (contractual tool, schedule structure, reporting constraints, etc.). 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 PSO, POO & PIO tender strategy. Highlight the critical path and risks linked to the schedule and propose the optimization & mitigation actions. Propose a strategy regarding the compliance with the contractual requirements. Participate in the definition of the schedule interfaces with the partners and the Customer. Deliver all scheduled deliverables down to the requested level on time. Estimate the cost of Scheduling management effort. Define and maintain the Project Time Management Plan, with respect and as a complement to any Project Time Management Plans of higher rank, and Project Management Plan. In case of a multi-Unit project, the lead Unit PrPM co-ordinates the project scheduling community (meetings, MoM, etc.). Detail and update the project schedule based on the contractual targets and data provided by all stakeholders. Propose the project base line. Ensure the consistency of all the internal and external Stakeholders commitments, and manage the schedules interfaces. Organize and lead periodic Project Schedule Sessions. Participate in project core team meetings (and/or Schedule management meeting of higher rank). Provide a timely updated schedule highlighting the gap between the actual and the baseline. Focus on early identification of potential delays. Prepare schedule and progress reports for Customer or Lead Unit or Partners. Provide support to Project Manager on all issues related to projects schedule. For Reference Library, develop and maintain the schedule templates. Apply the Project Scheduling Process. Contribute to the return of experience (REX) and improvements, share of best practices.


Requirements: Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration, or related field and 3 years of experience in the job offered or in a Project Planning Manager-related occupation.


Position requires experience with:

  1. Project management for processes including Tenders, Projects, Engineering, Industrial, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality, and their interfaces;
  2. Scheduling tools such as Microsoft Project, Primavera, Planisware etc.;
  3. Railway products and Sub-System;
  4. Critical path analysis;
  5. Delay claims that include “Time Impact Analysis” & “Impacted As Planned” techniques;
  6. Ability to identify risk and develop mitigation plans; and
  7. Customer relations and interface.



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Project Manager, Supply, Manager, Operations, Technology, Management

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