Project Supply Chain Leader (PSCL)

Date: 14-Aug-2019

Location: Savigliano, CN, Italy

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Project Supply Chain Leader (PSCL)

Permanent position - Savigliano Site

Within the Site Supply Chain organization and reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Project Supply Chain Leader will be in charge of the following responsibilities.


Purpose of the Job

To plan all interfaces with suppliers in order to achieve on time order placing and JQS milestones in codesign and on time delivery during ramp up phase.

Will act as WPO on material WP during serial phase

Key Network & Links

Interface to all functions involved on the Projects, to Commodity managers / Buyers and to Suppliers

Part of the core Project team

Interface to Material planners during serial phase to achieve WP QCD commitment

Take active part to the PPL network, specially to PPLs working on same project


  • Is assigned on a scope depending of project size (several small projects, 1 entire project, or some subsystems)
  • Coordinates all internal and external actors of the project to ensure on time placing of the orders :
  • Organize the interfaces between Souring and Project Plateau (design, codesign, modification proposals, …)
  • Identifies critical sourcing path based on standard lead times
  • Validates Project planning for Sourcing activities
  • Checks all specifications are available prior to negotiation (technical, quality, logistics, costs)
  • Support negotiations for logistics aspects
  • Follow up planning with potential suppliers during co design phase
  • Evaluate impact/risk of modifications on planning
  • Escalade alerts if milestones not met on time
  • Check completeness of order prior to order entry into the system
  • Participates to FAI and Gate reviews
  • Identifies suppliers requiring capacity check and improvement plans : launch actions with material planners
  • Ensures that all project contacts with supply markets are channelled through sourcing or that sourcing is kept informed in case of minor contacts
  • Interface with Production Planning to validate MPS feasibility based on procurement plans
  • Overlooks that clerical tasks for order creation and entry are done on time
  • If needed initiate “noria” actions
  • Coordination with buyers to launch additional / replacement orders
  • Escalade alerts in case of major issues with suppliers during serial phase requiring support of Commodities to Procurement
  • Support the WP reporting process


At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:

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