Manufacturing & Footprint Strategy Manager

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Date: 27 Nov 2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:426359 

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


Manufacturing & Footprint Strategy Manager



  • Deliver and continuously adapt the manufacturing Footprint strategy to support to the D&IS Product Line and the business operations during ongoing market development, tenders and development projects.
  • Deliver and continuously adapt the standard Product Industrial Organizational model, to determine the Core / Non-Core strategy for manufacturing schemes.  
  • The Manufacturing & Footprint Strategy Manager is a key actor of the Industrial development leveraging the footprint as a key differentiator of our offering.
  • Ensure the internal operational manufacturing performance is in accordance with the annual Key Performance Indicators and that the footprint strategy is complementing this.
  • Lead the strategy and consolidation for the Global CAPEX need of D&IS Operations business.
  • Ensure APSYS Performance & roadmap within the D&IS Manufacturing sites.




Process development

  • Manage the Footprint Development process.
  • Manage the CAPEX justification process.
  • Manage the Standard PIO implementation and enforcement process.

Network development

  • Build a network of Footprint Development “activist”
  • Identify key suppliers to support every phase of footprint development with sourcing
  • Define and maintain, together with Commodity Management, the Standard Make / Buy model.

Footprint development

  • Lead the strategy from the Footprint development point of view
  • Participate to the S&OP process in ensuring the Regions have a 3YP capex requirements plan and consolidate and synthesize the view at PL level
  • Identify synergies, develop potential savings and market opportunities and propose arbitration choices
  • Work on innovative footprint solution and financing scheme elaboration

Maintain the Core/Non-Core Model

  • Evaluate the strategy for the Core D&IS business model, for Industrial scope.
  • Maintain the Core/Non-Core model and adapt as required in-line with the Engineering and site orientation.

Performance measurements:

  • Footprint development files quality
  • Capex vs Capex spend
  • Production Performance vs Plan
  • Effective Hourly Rate
  • Standardisation of Standard PIO within projects
  • APSYS Performance




  • Financial reporting, techniques and understanding
  • Self-starter, autonomous and comfortable in driving change
  • Strategic and strong operational understanding, with Influencing skills
  • Familiar with complexity of a matrix organization
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills: collaborative approach, listening, transparency, ability to convince
  • Customer orientated
  • Strong analytical skills, and ability to synthesize.
  • IT tools dexterity:  MS Office, documentation (SharePoint, I Learn …), digital training & multimedia, MS Project, AutoCAD viewer
  • Language: English fluent, French and/or other language is an plus



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. 





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