Project Supply Chain Leader

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Date: 17-Nov-2021

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Alstom

Req ID:176981 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

We are currently looking to recruit a Project Supply Chain Leader(m/f/d) in Vienna, Austria


As a Project Supply Chain Leader you will plan the management of QCD interfaces with suppliers in order to achieve on time order placing and Sourcing Quality Milestones in co-design and on time delivery during ramp up phase and stabilized phase. As Sourcing Work Package Owner (‘WPO’), you will coordinate all the SQA/SPQD/SQD actions as well as procurement tasks on time including order placement at the right level of specification.



  • Is WPO for Sourcing Work Package on for the project his entity is involved:

    • Initiate Work package file (WP sheet at situation 0) based on Sourcing Management commitment at the notification to proceed including risks, opportunities, CoNQ and on the incoterms. 

    • Prepare monthly Work Package report. Manage sourcing QCD Dashboard on entire scope of Procurement related to a given project (and publishing in war room).

  • Launch and manage Part Maturity Follow Up based on engineering data (enriched by industrials). 

  • Identifies suppliers requiring capacity check and improvement plans. Launch actions with material planners. 

  • Monitor order placement process prior to order entry into the system. Overlooks that clerical tasks for order creation and entry are done on time, including incoterms & customs clearance. 

  • Coordinates all internal and external actors of the project to ensure on time placing of the orders: 

    • Monitor interfaces between Sourcing and Project. (design, co-design, modification proposals, …). 

    • Identifies critical sourcing path based on standard lead times. 

    • Validates Project planning for Sourcing activities in relation with Sourcing Management and ensure planning follow up with potential suppliers during co-design phase. 

    • Checks all specifications are available prior to negotiation (technical, quality, logistics, costs). 

    • Support negotiations for logistics aspects. 

    • Evaluate impact/risk of modifications on production planning. 

    • Escalade alerts if milestones not met on time. 

    • Participates to FAI with critical suppliers.

  • Participates to Gate Review to represent Sourcing, with support of CM when needed. 

  • Interface with Production Planning to validate MPS (Master Production Schedule) feasibility based on procurement plans. 

  • Coordination with buyers to launch additional / replacement orders. 

  • Escalade alerts when major issues in serial phase with suppliers requiring support of Commodities.



  • Experienced in a project environment, having demonstrated positive behaviour and professionalism. 

  • Experienced in working within a team is a plus.

  • Proactive attitude and taking the initiative when it comes to problem solving.

  • Focused on reaching the targets. 

  • Experience in working with SAP ERP and experienced in working with Microsoft Excel.

  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Very good German and English language skills is mandatory.

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.   


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