SAP Logistic & Industrial Expert

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Date: 25 Nov 2023

Location: Ridderkerk, NL

Company: Alstom

Vacancy – Ridderkerk – Fulltime (40) – Alstom

Your challenge as SAP Logistic & Industrial Expert

You are the supply chain and industrialization SAP expert for multiple plants in the service Benelux organisation.


Example of a working day

In the morning you are visiting the plant in Rotterdam to help the team of maintenance people to resolve the issues when closing service orders with their tablet. In the afternoon you catch up with some Key Users of SAP via teams to follow-up on the action plan to get a process operable. You involved a central expert, because you noticed the error is structural in the core model. At the end of day, you are updating your Kanban board to have a clear view on the status of all the issues and discuss the priorities with your manager. Next day you will be in Bruges to advice the shop floor team in a new work centre layout, and coding work centres in SAP. Also, a logistic project needs a blue print where you have the know-how. At the end of the week you feel proud that you have helped a lot of people and bring Alstom to the next level, step by step.


Tasks & Responsibilities

You are the supply chain & industrial Method & Tools responsible. You align the plants in the use of the Alstom standard IT landscape and the Alstom Performance System and tools. You resolve complex issues related to the use of the SAP system. You are a SAP “firefighter”. You participate in a network of industrial and supply chain people. You bring expertise in the setup and implementation of the industrial maturity follow-up plan(s). You define industrial work package schedule(s). You lead improvement projects and programs, that changes ways of working. You lead industrial transfers and do greenfield development. You connect the blue collar worker; explain and train people for e.g. digital work instructions, service execution system, manufacturing execution system, barcode scanners, touch screens, tablets. You give the shop floor a technology boost; e.g. 3D-printing, Internet Of Things (IoT), data analysis, digital planning and presentation. You contribute in the professional delivery of logistic and industrial deliveries; materials, inventory management, ERP and documentation, depot facilities, jigs, tools, digital connection, routings, costs and task times. You participate in make-or-buy decisions. For a few complex projects you execute Logistics & Industrialization tasks yourself.


Your colleagues

You will work within our expert team (~ 4 people) and serve the operations teams across Benelux existing of shop floor people, supply chain, warehousing, maintenance teams. For multi discipline topics you work with Project Management, Operations, Engineering, Product Introduction, Finance, Quality. And for some projects you also face our customers. You will work in a dynamic environment with different cultures and backgrounds. We need to be agile, act as one team and serve our customers!



You will help making our world greener and safer in an innovative company that works with the newest techniques. Alstom is a worldwide operating company which gives you great opportunities to enrich knowledge via 74,000 colleagues and do visits to the different sites.

The Alstom University offers many possibilities to develop yourself with your job, career and as a person. An example is learning a foreign language with help of native speakers. And because we are a large company, there are sufficient career opportunities incl. abroad).

Practical: We follow the CAO Metalelektro. We have 27 vacation days + 13 days ADV . It’s possible to work from home (hybrid), we offer flexible working hours. We are searching for a candidate in range between € 4.441,-  and € 5.925,- per month + 8% bonus


Career opportunities

Since you are part of a large, international company within a growing industry, you have more than sufficient career and development opportunities.


The ideal Logistic & Industrial Expert

You have at least 10 years of experience in SAP in an OEM production or maintenance area. You have a higher education degree in Supply Chain or Industrial management. You have leadership skills, you are good at indirect management and have positive influence. You have experience in structural improvements and digitalization. You are a very experienced SAP user, having full overview of related business processes. Furthermore you have reporting and planning skills. You can handle a high amount of issues. Language: Dutch & English, both verbal & writing. The job requires to travel frequently to Benelux sites for one day. You live near Rotterdam.



Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility, Alstom offers its diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. 150,000 vehicles in commercial service worldwide attest to the company’s proven expertise in project management, innovation, design and technology. In 2021, the company was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, World and Europe, for the 11th consecutive time. Headquartered in France and present in 70 countries, Alstom employs more than 74,000 people. In The Netherlands, we have 500 employees.

Overview vacancy

Job Title: SAP Logistic & Industrial Expert

Category: SAP, ERP, supply chain, logistics

Location: Ringdijk 390C, 2983 GS Ridderkerk

Date: 26 oktober 2023

Contract: Fulltime (40 hours per week)

Contract:  Temporary contract with the intention for a permanent contract

Industry: Railway / Mobility / Transportation

Company Name: Alstom

Salary: between € 4.441,-  and € 5.925,- per month + 8% bonus

Vacancy ID: AlstomPoel

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain, SAP, Project Manager, ERP, Operations, Technology

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