Project Sourcing Manager

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Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Valenciennes, 59, France

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Missions & Responsibilities

Secure that suppliers QCD performances are in line with objectives for defined project(s).

Workpackage owner for the project

Main interface between project & sourcing

1. Manage the sourcing activity of the Project

- Ensure that the overall QCD target of the WP material under his responsibility is met

- Participate to the project management committee

- Encompass PSCL output in the overall picture of the project (availability of the purchaser requests on time and on quality for take-over by the buyers, availability of the material for the 1st train, consolidation of the logistic conditions)


2. Communicate project needs and ensures they are properly taken into account

- Organize launch meeting toward TSS and Dom

- Challenge new gaps compared to tender commitments, incorporates Return on Experience, escalate if any critical delay is occurring in specification availability, facilitates co-operation between Engineering and Sourcing, ask for arbitration in case of conflict

- Publish the specific legal requirements to be taken into account in negotiation, after analysis of the customer specific demand and after decision with the PM to flow down (or not) these requirements to the suppliers


3. Define and implement the Project Sourcing Strategy in full respect of QCD commitments

- Establish and agree with the PM on a Project Sourcing Strategy (if not done at Tender stage), in line Platform Sourcing strategy (panel, LCC objectives, dual sources...)

- Animates supplier selection through Business Award process, asks for arbitration when relevant

- Based on SSM, buyer, SPQD output, supervises contracts execution of selected suppliers until FAI milestone


4. Manage the Material Work Package

- Review periodically the QCD material scope (Work packages) with the stakeholders, establish a robust “at completion” vision, taken into account risks, ambitions and incertitude


Educational requirements

MASTER in purchasing or equivalent (engineering, project management…)

Technical Knowledge / Experience

Interest in technical field

5 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)

Behavioral and Technical Skills / Competencies

Ability to work in a matrix environment

Communication skills & Team spirit

Ability to challenge

Results oriented

Rigorous and structured

International mindset

Fluent in English


Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

Job Type:​Experienced​

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