VIE Procurement Efficiency Analyst

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Date: 25-Mar-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:404844 


What if together with us you could lead the way to greener and smarter mobility?


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):

             Procurement Continous Improvement (CI) Advisor (SO-EF-01_010)


Support the Procurement CIM, Continuous Improvement & Performance Manager to:

  • Responsible within the CIM’s accountability to support Procurement’s efficiency monitoring by delivering accurate KPIs and appropriate data analysis
  • Responsible within the CIM’s accountability to drive functional performance improvements by minimizing activities and tasks, while being efficient, effective, and productive, and delivering value to the customer.  
  • Responsible within the CIM’s accountability to lead simplification strategy by ensuring flow chart/swim lane diagrams is deployed as visualization tools. Discover opportunities for improved Interaction between systems, Process automation, Process standardization, defining business rules and proposing Outsourcing opportunities.
  • Responsible within the CIM’s accountability to contribute to APSYS, (Alstom Performance System) maturity improvement by providing feedback, gap analysis and driving CI, Continuous Improvement, events that increase maturity.



Acting in a supporting role for procurement process optimization. The CI, Continuous Improvement, Advisor (CIA):



    • Assist Procurement leadership in performance management by analyzing performance data to deliver relevant and accurate KPIs.
    • Prepare and edit the Monthly Procurement Dashboard and follow up and supporting stakeholders associated actions plan.
    • Make sure that regional Procurement performance needs are covered and addressed to meet site ambitions through problem solving, actions plans and collaboration routines.
    • Contribute strongly to the Procurement efficiency simplification planning, deployment, and coaching teams through (CI), Continuous Improvement projects improving performance maturity of procurement within the NAM region.
    • Ensure that standard processes are known and applied in his area by implementing communication, surveys and Return of EXperience (REX)      .
    • In charge of new process deployment to the NAM, North AMerica, regional procurement community, as well as developing recurring routines of coherent streams of collaboration with internal suppliers and customers.


    • Interact with tools expert whenever necessary to ensure consistency and efficiency between processes and procurement tools.     
    • Drive problem solving events on procurement processes and tools to support APSYS maturity progress.
    • Collect, analyze, and prepare data analysis for domains to present appropriate KPI's that monitor the Procurement performance and support process deployment and continuous improvement.
    • Ensure and maintain level 3 maturity of the Procurement tools and processes is achieved driving best in class practices.
    • Contribute to change management following method and tool deployment (ERP SAP/GSI for instance) in the Procurement domains supporting the Procurement BPO.


Educational Requirements


  • 1-3 years relevant work experience, Flawless execution - guidance needed, having supported on continuous improvement implementation, Main POC, Point Of Contact, as process/technical expert of specific topic/s


  • Post-Secondary Degree with post-graduate credits in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, or business administration.



  • Familiarity with procurement processes: procure to pay, preparing and reviewing contracts, and terms negotiation.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Experience using business management software and tools, including SAP, SAP Ariba, and/or Qlik Sense data analytics tool.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills 


  • Six Sigma Certification (IASSC/ASQ)
  • Master Project Manager (AAPM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMI)
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)

Competencies & Skills:

  • Fluent English with international mindset
  • Change Management: Focused on continuous improvement & efficiency
  • Communication: Capacity to transmit, coach and train others
  • Influential: sell changes to key stakeholders and communicate the importance at the operational level as well.
  • Proven provider of Visual management & workflow optimization.
    • Providing vision and structure to big-picture improvements.
    • Ability to systematically test hypotheses.
    • Keeping leaders and front-line workers on the same page.
    • Encourage inquisitive thinking and effective problem-solving.
    • Organizing team focus on structuring processes around customer needs.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).


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?  


Join us and help us care for a better tomorrow!


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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