Supply Chain Planning Process Manager

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Date: 20-May-2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:325314 

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 


  • Manage the Industrial planning performance, optimizing the end-to-end Supply Chain in terms of service level, cost and cash to support Alstom growth
  • Drive the Industrial Planning strategy & process design and the associated governance to ensure:
    • Deployment of standards (including tools) at region / site level
    • Continuous maturity improvement
    • Successful implementation of transformation initiatives
  • Ensure strong cascading processes between customer and internal site to avoid need volatility and disturbances on supplier site



Key accountabilities:


  • Define Industrial Planning process strategy and design with “as is” and “to be” process mapping, integrated in the end-to-end Global Supply Chain process covering Tactical and Operational layers (SIOP & MPS)
  • Contribute to Integrated planning Target Operating Model
  • Manage Industrial Planning process performance with systematic monthly review of root causes & analysis with follow up of region owned action plan. Ensure key Industrial Planning KPI positive trend (Production performance, Manufacturing throughput, Planning volatility)
  • Define associated roadmap of transformation and continuous improvement initiatives per region, manage key global initiatives and mobilization deployment
  • Support forecasting and planning simulation ensuring cash optimization as part of the budget and F1 process.
  • Ensure Industrial Planning processes standards & golden rules are well documented (inc associated tools) and shared and that they are clearly understood and applied
  • Reinforce and animate Industrial Planning community at site / region / global level  (updates on process changes, exchange of best practices, skill development plan / site, specific training deployment, workbook for newcomers induction)
  • Benchmark other companies for planning tool and process watch identify and apply new way of working or improvement
  • Lead new tool change: tender & tool selection, tool development and deployment






Key Job Authorities and Dimensions:

  • Supply Chain planning for all manufacturing sites / cross product line synchronization


Performance measurements:

  • Production performance / Manufacturing Throughput / function cost


Educational Requirements:


  • Graduated from university or engineering school (Master’s degree)


  • APICS certification is a +



  • Experience in supply chain and in planning (10 years)
  • Knowledgeable of E2E vision for Industrial Planning process and process impact in ERP for procurement and manufacturing


  • Basics of finance (focus on HI and cash impact)

Competencies & Skills:



  • Good knowledge of planning tool architecture MPS tool (RS Site) or GSI (Compo, Signaling)
  • Good knowledge of processes contributing to tactical and Operational planning (industrial métiers, Project, engineering)
  • E2E Supply Chain knowledge
  • Operational Industrial planning experience > 5 years (Planning tool experience or APS are a +),
  • Global Supply Chain experience, Project Planning experience, Multi-sites planning experience appreciated 
  • ERP SAP experience should be a +
  • Languages: English fluent, French appreciated



  • Team spirit, able to work in an international environment
  • Able to train and train the trainer
  • Good Communication and collaborative skills
  • Transverse leadership and abiility to animate remotely (no hierarchic link)
  • Innovative, pro-active and positive
  • Customer oriented
  • change management
  • Travel ability to support sites more or less 25%


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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