Supply Chain - Procurement & Logistics Methods & Tools Manager (H/F)

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Date: 05-Jul-2019

Location: Saint Ouen, J, France

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are today at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport, with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France and present in over 60 countries,  we employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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We are looking for a Supply Chain - Procurement & Logistics Methods & Tools Manager (H/F)  within our “central – corporate”  supply chain organization.

The position is based in Saint-Ouen, in our Head Quarter.


This job is part of the Alstom Global Supply Chain organization, within the “central – corporate”  team.


The Global Supply Chain covers all the Alstom businesses: Rolling Stock & Components, Services, Signaling and Systems & Infrastructure.


The key missions of the Alstom Global Supply Chain are:

  • To ensure operational performance supported by strong process adoption
  • To develop the Alstom Supply Chain to support region’s growth
  • To lead Supply Chain “métiers” and competencies
  • To develop local team empowerment and cross-regional collaboration


The Global Supply Chain is based on 3 major sub-processes:

  • Supply Chain Planning & Hard Inventory
  • Procurement & Supplier Relationship Management
  • Logistics, transport & Customer Services


PURPOSE OF THE JOB:                                                                           


As a member of the Global Supply Chain Methods & Tools team, the Procurement & Logistics Methods & Tools Manager will be in charge to:

  • Drive the Procurement & Logistics Methods & Tools strategy execution by:
    • Identify of the business needs
    • Define & validate standards & processes (inc tools)
    • Deploy standards & processes (inc tools) and make sure that they are applied in a proper and efficient way
    • Ensure strong cascading processes within the organization for ensuring core model (standards & processes (inc. tools)) is duly applied




  • Manage Procurement & Logistics Methods & Tool strategy execution by:
    • Identify & prioritize the business needs
    • Animate change management / scoping for implementation of new standards & processes (inc. tools) in close collaboration with the Information System department according to budget constraint
    • Define & validate new standards & processes (inc. tools)
    • Support the deployment of the core model and make sure that it is applied in the proper and efficient way through specific means (maturity matric, assessment…)


  • Manage Procurement & Logistics Methods & Tool performance by:
    • Set up & deploy core KPIs for core model application
    • Monitoring of performance with systematic review of root causes & analysis with follow up of Region owned action plan


  • Procurement & Logistics Methods & Tools network animation by:
    • Animate Regional network
    • Train the Regional network
    • Qualify the Regional network
    • Continuous technology watch on Procurement & Logistics Methods Tools with Key contribution to Digital operations definition within & between Alstom sites




  • 5 years experience
  • Team spirit, able to work in an international environment
  • Excellent communication, presentation & writing skills (French & English)
  • Advanced SAP knowledge is a must, including SAP Material Management and Wharehouse management modules
  • Strong organizational skills including attention to details & multitasking skills
  • Languages: English fluent, French appreciated  
  • Experiences (desirable):
    • Ascot (SAP Supply Network Collaboration) knowledge
    • Kinaxis MP (Material planning) knowledge
    • Kinaxis MPS (Master Production scheduling) knowledge
    • Logistic mobile solutions with barcode use
    • Inter-site internal Procurement with use of Stock transfer orders
  • Travel ability to support sites more or less 30%

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry.

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