Industrial Planner

Apply now »

Date: 19-Jul-2022

Location: Madrid, Spain

Company: Alstom


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 

Position: Industrial Planner

Location: Madrid- MV49

Duration: Indefinite



Manage the adequacy between Demand (Firm & Forecast) and Resources (Manufacturing & Procurement) to reach customers QCD and projects timescales while optimising site resources (people, machines & cash).

Note: the scope of work / accountability depends on the typology of the site to which the Industrial Planner belongs.


  • Supply chain department
  • Reports directly to: Supply Chain Manager / Supply Chain Director

Network & Links:



  • Manufacturing and testing Department / PrIM
  • Industrialization (PME, PIM)
  • Tender (BTM)
  • Project (PrPM, SSM)
  • Supply Chain & Procurement (PrSCL, PrSM, PMM)
  • Finance (WPC Manager)
  • HR

External:  None




Key accountabilities:

  • Apply Industrial Planning Golden rules.
  • Apply EHS rules (Alstom Zero Deviation Plan) when moving in workshops
  • Manage demand (firm & forecast) in the Core Planning Tools and/or ERP


  • Consolidate and analyze the demand forecast (BoQs / BOMs and forecast plan) from tender team, project team and S&OP demand plan
  • Check the consistency and completeness of the demand forecast and put in place corrective actions when needed
  • Inject the demand forecast into GSI (and / or Short-Term Monthly Demand Planning tool
  • Manage anticipation process (consolidate, check approval process consistency, perform netting when Sales Order is placed)
  • For firm demand, validate the adequacy between the need expressed by the project team and the product lead-time communicated by the supplier before registering the firm need into GSI (through Sales Order, Activity Network, PIR, etc.)
  • Guarantee that the data inside the ERP are the latest update
  • Collaborate to the quarterly S&OP:
    • Build the industrial planning for opportunities in coherency with inputs from tender team, project team, site strategic plan and firm projects already in the portfolio
    • Perform operations workload versus workforce analysis and analyse bottlenecks (site capacity)
    • Provide output to central S&OP team for global consolidation
  • Ensure that S&OP instance decisions are reflected as input into SIOP (former P&FM)
  • Participate to the SIOP cycle by doing the appropriate simulations and propose feasible scenario to support decisions to be taken (with internal and/or external solution)
  • Ensure that SIOP instance decisions are reflected into MPS and/or Material Delivery Plan and cascade through the organization with appropriate communication to internal / external suppliers
  • Report the WIP and FG for HI consolidation in time
  • Report the Manufacturing Throughput and Production Performance KPIs in time
  • Ensure that all KPIs are calculated according to the standard rules


Educational Requirements:


Graduated from university or engineering school (Master’s degree)




Experience in supply chain or in planning


Knowledgeable of E2E vision for Industrial Planning process and process impact in ERP for procurement and manufacturing



Competencies & Skills:


  • Good knowledge of Core Planning Tool, ERP and Excel
  • Good level of English


  • Good Communication and collaborative skills
  • Innovative, pro-active and positive
  • Customer oriented
  • Sense of urgency
  • and autonomous
  • Able to make the synthesis of a critical issue




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 Segment: Supply Chain, Demand Planner, ERP, Supply, Procurement, Operations, Technology