Industrial Planning Manager

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Date: 15-Jan-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:400480 

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


Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada's busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope: new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.


For this project, we are looking for an Industrial Planning Manager with knowledge in Signaling in order to lead the Industrial deployment of the solution.



Manage the Industrial Planner team, taking care of the adequacy between Demand (firm & forecast) and Resources (Manufacturing & Procurement) to reach customers QCD (Quality, Cost, Delivery) while optimizing site resources (people, machines & cash).


Key accountabilities:

  • Make sure Industrial Planning Golden rules & processes are applied.
  • Be a key contributor to reach the Industrial Planning KPIs targets
  • Contribute to the APSYS (Alstom Performance System) roadmap related actions regarding industrial planning topics
  • Make sure that demand management & scheduling (firm & forecast) is done in the Core Planning Tools and/or ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)
  • Apply & make sure Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) rules (Alstom Zero Deviation Plan) are applied when moving in workshops


  1. Team management

Allocate the necessary resources to Industrial planning

Manage the team of industrial planners

Ensure the competencies ramp-up of the industrial planners


2. Reporting & Communication

Manage relationship with Project Team (e.g. PrPM, PMM, PrSCL, etc.)

Ensure that S&OP instance decisions are reflected as input into Single Integrated Operation Planning

Ensure that SIOP instance decisions are reflected into MPS and/or Material Delivery Plan and cascade through the organization with appropriate communication to internal / external suppliers

Report the Work in Progress (WIP) and Finished Goods (FG) for Hard Inventory (HI) consolidation in time

Report the Manufacturing Throughput and Production Performance KPI (Key Performance Indicators) in time

Ensure that all KPI are calculated according to the standard rules


3. Support industrial planning execution

Support the Industrial Planner / Master Production Schedulers in their daily activities and follow critical topics in detail with them

Ensure that Industrial Planner / Master Production Schedulers follow the production progress properly

Give visibility on industrial planning situation of the site (to Supply Chain or Industrial Director), alert when important delays impacting site’s OTD (On Time Delivery) are identified and propose solutions

Guarantee that the data inside the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) / Core Planning Tool are the latest update

Provide data for the S&OP process

Ensure that appropriate simulations and feasible scenarios to support decisions to be taken (with internal and/or external solution) are available for SIOP cycle


Performance measurements:

  • For Manufacturing sites: Manufacturing Throughput, Production Performance, WIP & FG, Industrial Planning / Demand volatility
  • For Non-Manufacturing sites: Industrial Planning / Demand Volatility


Education & Experience

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

5+ years experience in industrial planning

Knowledgeable of End-to-End (E2E) vision for Industrial Planning process and process impact in ERP for procurement and manufacturing

Scheduling basics knowledge

Team Management experience


Competencies & Skills:


  • Good knowledge of Core Planning Tool, ERP and Excel
  • Fluent in English



  • Good Communication and collaborative skills
  • Innovative, pro-active and positive
  • Customer oriented
  • Sense of urgency
  • Autonomous
  • Able to make the synthesis of a critical issue
  • Able to propose innovation to improve ways of working


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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