Material Planner

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Date: 19-Jul-2022

Location: Warrensburg, MO, United States

Company: Alstom

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 

Role Summary/Purpose 

The Material Planner provides direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. In this role, you will: 


Essential Responsibilities 

  Be responsible for material planning within assigned product families, (owning inventory & OTD) 

  Provide direction, material support, inventory planning and control 

  Schedule, resolve issues, track material availability, and advise on material usage 

  Design and implement processes and systems for control and replenishment of materials using IMM tools and processes 

  Implement Lean Material Flow principles on lines and product for increasing Turns and Material availability 

  Promote customer satisfaction and develop positive customer relationships 

  Attain all aspects of production operation including safety, scheduling, quality, and team development in assigned areas 

  Be responsible for data driven decisions and utilizing Six Sigma tools 



 Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college, or High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years experience in materials or manufacturing role


Additional Eligibility Qualifications 

Alstom will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. 


Desired Characteristics 

  Additional experience in a manufacturing role  

  PC proficiency and data warehouse / production planning experience  

  Effective team player and facilitator  

  Six Sigma training 

  Strong oral and written communication skills 

  Strong interpersonal and leadership skills 


We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.

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).


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