Supply Chain Lead

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Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Company: Alstom

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Supply Chain Lead to join us and look after Alstom’s Services (Maintenance) business’ for NSW. This will include 2 iconic and critical projects – Sydney Metro and Sydney Light Rail. They key to this rôle will be harmonising suppliers and minimising delays in order to meet quality, cost and delivery objectives.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify Suppliers before Business Award
  • Responsible to pass the gate review related to Supply Chain (DFQ)
  • Contribute to P&FM and MPS meeting preparation
  • Coordinate Supply Chain activities related to planning, suppliers’ and technical modifications
  • Support Supply Chain organisation with critical deliveries issues at suppliers if they arise
  • Create and set up Supply Chain processes
  • Manage material availability and anticipate material shortage
  • Monitor and report on key Supply Chain Metrics.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Includes:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Commercial, Legal) or equivalent experience
  • Background working within the rail transport environment (preferred however not essential)
  • Previous experience with Purchasing and Supply Chain practices in a project and/or maintenance environment
  • Strong data analysis and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to be resilient in a complex project environment


You will be joining an enthusiastic and growing team. This is a permanent position that will be based at our Lilyfield depot however will require frequent travel to other sites (Randwick, Rouse Hill, Auburn and North Ryde).

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. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply. 


We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email: hr.accessibility@alstomgroup.coM


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