International Logistics Leader

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Date: 19-Mar-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

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. Alstom’s products portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. With Bombardier Transportation joining Alstom on January 29, 2021, the new Group’s combined revenue amounted to €15.7 billion for the 12-month period ended March 31, 20201. Headquartered in France, Alstom is now present in 70 countries and employs 75,000 people.

This position can be based in one of the following locations : 

  • Quebec : St Bruno or La Pocatière
  • Ontario : Kingston or Thunder Bay or Brampton
  • United States : Pittsburgh or Plattsburgh



You will manage and optimize TCT (Transportation Control Tower) operations and shipments ensuring process and regulation compliance. You will manage the relationship and contract with key strategic provider(s) and you will drive transformation initiatives.



  • Supervise TCT operational activity & process application
  • Ensure customs compliance within the scope of responsibility.
  • Handle issues (day to day, recurrent) and drive continuous amelioration plan on operational scope
  • Ensure all deliverables are provided on time and in full (data quality, documentation, …)
  • Provide visibility on transportation status to all stakeholders
  • Support Sites to get their parts at the right QCD expectation, looking for inventories/cost optimization
  • Drive 3PL operational performance
  • You maintain the Transportation Performance management system for the scope under your responsibility
  • Implement and maintain standard KPIs (on-time pickup and delivery, transport in/out per vehicle, truck fill-rate, cost per kg per shipment…);
  • Understand reporting needs and design reports that provide stakeholders with accurate measurements of their business drivers
  • Design robust data collection system (from AT systems and/ or external parties); maintain data repository
  • Ensure timely and accurate update of performance dashboard and reports
  • Monitor cost performance vs Budget; identify cost drivers, analyse deviations and propose action plans
  • Contribute in design and continuous improvement of Transportation metrics
  • You play the role of vendor key contact for critical Transportation service provider(s)
  • Be Vendor Manager for “Transportation Control Tower provider” for your scope: manage budget, monitor purchase orders and approve of invoices, run regular performance and quality reviews (monthly, quarterly, ad-hoc)
  • Prepare and run Monthly Performance reviews with Transportation providers
  • Ensures that communication channels are in place for a smooth process between Alstom and the service provider(s)
  • Drive continuous improvements initiatives and network studies with “Control Tower” and transportation provider(s) in order to optimize shipments as well as truck and equipment utilization
  • Support “Control Tower” partner in the maintenance of Master Data and set up of the Transportation Management system (new suppliers, sites, lanes, …)
  • Run root cause analysis and corrective actions for any operational or system issues generating manual interventions in the transportation planning system
  • Monitor the business case and achievement of objectives
  • You drive consistency in process mapping, systems & data across Sites
  • Support deployment of SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and Transportation Routing guides across Sites;
  • Monitor compliance with established Routings; measure extra-charges and STR (Special Transport Requests)
  • You facilitate the continuous improvement and transformation of the Transportation organization
  • Identify opportunities for transportation consolidation, size associated savings
  • Be a facilitator for Operational Excellence and Lean leadership applied in the domain of Transportation; occasionally lead Problem-solving or Kaizen events



  • University degree in international transport or supply chain field
  • 5 years experience preferably with 3PL management
  • Knowledge of modern principles for efficient transportation management, and distribution control
  • Good understanding of customs regulations and procedures
  • ERP knowledge mandatory
  • SAP knowledge, an asset
  • Fluent in English, mandatory
  • Fluent French, an asset


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. 


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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