Supply Chain Manager - Services Business

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Date: 20-Oct-2021

Location: Sesto San Giovanni, 25, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:166681 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

For Services business, located in Sesto San Giovanni (MI) we are looking for a

Supply Chain manager

Purpose of the job:

Ensures appropriate parts scheduling, purchase parts deliveries and logistic flows in order to make material available when needed, and according to company cash objectives.


Accountabilities and authorities

  • Ensure that employees operate in an environment that complies with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies
  • Manage the physical flow whether internally managed or subcontracted, and ensure the compliance of those activities with AZDP standards (Alstom Zero Deviation Plan)
  • Insure material availability through adequate planning strategies, procurement and physical flow management
  • Optimize hard inventory
  • Coordinate suppliers deliveries plan for her / his platform
  • Manage her / his team : calculate workload, define priorities, implement development plans
  • Manage the material work package providing QCD commitments
  • Is responsible for the physical inventory accuracy, applying Alstom rules in terms of counting
  • Defines and deploys her / his continuous improvement roadmap according to APSYS standards
  • Ensure integrity of data needed to run efficient MRP (material resource planning)
  • Provide reporting to management for the various supply chain KPI
  • Can be involved in front of customer for audits or action plans presentation and follow-up
  • If relevant for her / his platform, coordinate Master Production and Repair Schedule definition and monitor schedule and shipments execution in order to achieve on time delivery targets and to ensure customer satisfaction


Competencies & Skills  


  • Italian fluent, English professional use
  • Supplier Relationships Management
  • Material needs scheduling
  • Logistic flows and warehouse management
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems including SAP with special regards to modules used for management of the Supply Chain
  • Teamwork & Accountability: Delegates, provides encouragement and support to people in accepting responsibility with accountability
  • Empowerment: creates an environment where individuals actively take initiative and ownership
  • Operational effectiveness: execute and delivers – Identifies the critical task & resources necessary to achieve the desired objectives, takes action to ensure execution, delivery and follow-up
  • Winning & influencing: changes the opinion of others such as customers, colleagues, subordinates.
  • Approach discussions/negotiations with the objective of achieving a win-win outcome.
  • Ability to communicate to different levels
  • Risk management : provides early warnings as soon as unforeseen problems arise, to ensure timely corrective action can be taken
  • Communicating with transparency: delivers clear and synthetic messages


Educational Requirement

  • Master Degree in Engineering or similar education
  • Engineering subjects or Professional level qualifications in the supply chain/logistics areas (desiderable)
  • Minimum 5 years recognized experience in the Logistics and Supply Chain management fields preferably, within an international company




An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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