Logistics Method and Tools Manager (M/F)

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Date: 26-Jun-2019

Location: Saint Ouen, 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 at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
For more information, please visit: http://www.alstom.com/

We are looking for a Logistics Method and Tools Manager (H/F)

This job is part of the Alstom Global Supply Chain organization, within the “central – corporate” team located in Saint-Ouen Headquarters – France.


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 part of the “Logistics, transport & Customer Services” group, the Logistics Method and Tools manager is the Logistics Subject Matter expert in terms of process and   associated tool (ERP) and will be in charge of the good adoption of the global processes and associated tools within regions & sites.

          An advanced knowledge of SAP ERP is required to perform the job.




  • Contribute to the definition of standards, processes and instructions and associated tools, with Alstom Regions involvement
  • Provide to Regions and Sites standard Methods (processes) & Information System tools to support overall Supply Chain logistic process
  • Lead the definition of new Information System & tools (IS&T) or the improvement of actual Method & Tools with the IS&T team based on Logistic business requirements & budget constraint.
  • Support the deployment of new core tools and make sure that they are applied in the proper and efficient way.
  • Validate alignment between new Logistic processes and available tools.
  • Sustainable support to sites (including technical trainings and key users skills developments)
  • Animate Key Users networks
  • Support mobilizations requests from Regions/Sites or other Alstom departments on logistic domain
  • Supply Chain continuous technology watch with Key contribution to Digital operations definition within & between Alstom sites




  • Initial Background: Business or Engineering school graduation with Supply Chain orientation  
  • Advanced SAP knowledge is a must, including SAP Wharehouse management module
  • Languages: English fluent, French appreciated
  • Availability to support sites outside France and travel + at least 1 week per month.


  • Experiences:

Supply Chain information flow experience > 5 years covering:

- Warehouse management flows and production line feeding with IM and WM SAP module

- Logistic mobile solutions with barcode/ QR code use

- Sales & Distribution activities (in the railways business is a +)

- Inter-site internal Procurement with use of Stock transfer orders

- Material master set up and update

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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