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Date: 17-Jan-2019

Location: Vallejo, CA, US

Company: Alstom

Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides a wide variety of associated maintenance, modernization, overall and refurbishment services and turnkey transportation solutions.  Our 32,000 employees worldwide rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear the brand of Alstom.  Alstom businesses had sales of 6 billion for the 2014/2015 fiscal year.  Visit to learn more about our business.  




Through forecast & demand planning, optimize, manage and monitor inventory levels & turns, missing parts management.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Interact regularly with the Customers’ Planning/Project Personnel to understand Supply Chain needs to meet Customer expectations
  • Communication of the requirements and expectations to internal suppliers
  • Lead and guide other Material Planners to meet project/mission goals
  • Forecast & Demand Planning
  • Production Scheduling & Production Control
  • Work closely with Sourcing to assure EOQs
  • Inventory Stratification
  • Target Inventory Turns and Budget Levels
  • KPI Reporting


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • APICS Certifications desired


Experience (Essential Functions)

  • 3-5 years in Supply Chain Role(Planning, Procurement, Sourcing, Logistics, etc)
  • 3-5 years with SAP, JD Edwards or other well recognized ERP
  • 3-5 years working with external customers


Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)

Norm: Office with occasional involvement into Warehousing areas.

Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  

Nearest Major Market: Napa

Job Segment: ERP, Logistics, Supply, Procurement, SAP, Technology, Operations

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