Supply Chain Director

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Date: 01-Feb-2023

Location: Plattsburgh, NY, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:403543 

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

Job Title (Job Code):         Supply Chain Director


  • Plan, organize, direct and control Supply Chain activities (Planning, Procurement and Logistics) according to ALSTOM guidelines and policies, with the general objectives of profitable growth through quality improvement.
  • Offer excellence in an organization focused on quality, costs, delivery and business environment.
  • Guarantee the proper management, handling, reception, storage and supplies of the materials received. Comply with the EHS regulations of the workshop where it is located. Safeguard the materials and keep the entries, consumptions and locations in the system up to date in order to comply with the accuracy of the inventories through the weekly cycle count. You must define the internal logistics flows to replenish the materials in production and manage visual control methods for the optimization of these replenishment processes. Cost control of the storage and transport spaces necessary for the movement and handling of materials.
  • Management and coordination of logistics platforms

Definition and implementation of the distribution network.



  • Reduce the structural risks of the supply chain and increase its efficiency.
  • Implement best practices to achieve world-class excellence in the supply chain.
  • Provide all the necessary support through experience and resources to the projects to achieve the QCD commitments.
  • Develop processes to control the delivery of equipment and trains from external suppliers.
  • Manage the department's KPIs and budget for the function.
  • Analyze and provide solutions to the gaps identified in the current situation, at all times, in the supply chain, taking into account the capacity, cost, risk, development and propose adjustment.
  • Ensure that comprehensive analyzes include an understanding of the technologies and economics of supply chains from both external and external providers.
  • Carry out a correct and agile reception of materials received from suppliers.
  • Storage and placement of materials in the established spaces.
  • Control, custody and physical security of the materials within the warehouse.
  • Control and management of perishable products and special storage.
  • Management of storage areas and spaces for their optimization.
  • Management and grouping of transports and shipments for their optimization.
  • Definition of materials handling and handling methods and processes.
  • Definition of online collection strategies
  • Management of internal logistics and online replenishment of materials needed for production.
  • Implementation of visual control systems and minimize management times.
  • Management of non-conformities and quality batches, both physical and system.
  • Compliance with EHS regulations.
  • Ensure that the safety requirements are met in the maintenance of everything related to the management, transport and storage of materials critical to safety.
  • Notify any alteration in critical elements for the security that are in the warehouse.
  • Ensure the correct storage of critical items for safety.
  • Comply with the security requirements and satisfactorily execute the agreed actions in terms of security that must be applied in their function or position.
  • Provide evidence that guarantees that the security requirements and actions related to their functions have been carried out correctly.
  • Transmit the agreed requirements and actions in terms of security within its management and collect the pertinent evidence.
  • Transmit the requirements and actions that, in terms of security, and derived from its functions, affect other areas of the organization or external organizations with which it interacts. When appropriate, according to the relevant procedures, collect evidence of compliance with the aforementioned requirements and actions.
  • Notify any improvement initiative or problem detected in the field of security.
  • Ensure that the personnel under his command have the training, education and information defined and adequate for a correct performance

Railway Safety:

  • Assumes the responsibilities defined in the "Prevention Plan EHS-ES-MAN-001"
  • Assumes the responsibilities defined in the instruction "Responsibilities in matters of Railway Safety" HRM-SV-ES-WMS-019.
  • Deliver the "Railway quality and safety maintenance policy, as well as responsibilities in matters of safety, to all personnel under their charge and suppliers.
  • Ensure that the safety requirements in maintenance of everything related to materials and services are met.
  • Inform the organization of possible security breaches by suppliers in order to provide a solution or seek alternatives to them.
  • In case of non-compliance, you must collaborate in requesting the actions to fulfill the requirement of this.
  • In the same case, notify your manager of any improvement initiative or problem detected in the field of security.


  • The main performance indicators for which it would be responsible are:
  • Inventory Deviation / Accuracy in cycle counts.
  • Materials reception times.
  • Preparation times and dispatch of materials to Operations.
  • Number of Missing Parts.
  • Optimization of storage spaces and transport costs.





Educational Requirements Describe the minimum educational requirement/level


  • Training: Technical Engineer or Industrial Superior.
  • Languages: English


  • Frances



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. 





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