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Procurement Project Manager

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Date: 04-Nov-2021

Location: West Mifflin, PA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:182682 

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.   

 

Join us as Procurement Project Manager, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in West Mifflin - LCS (PA), US.

 

Ensure to the Project Manager the proper contribution of procurement to the project stakes.

Ensure to the Sub-System Manager the proper contribution of procurement to the sub-system stakes

Ensure that the Project contributes to the Platform procurement objectives

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Define and implement the Project Procurement Strategy in full respect of QCD commitments

  • At project start, get QCD Procurement Commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU and PUs, secure the commitments are well understood by the SSMs & Procurement Teams
  • Define the Project Procurement strategy  with the PPLD, based on the Product Procurement strategy, into a Project Procurement Management Plan, approved by  Procurement stakeholders (Domain, Platform/Solution…).
  • Ensure the Project Procurement strategy is shared, understood, applied by the procurement teams and the SSM,
  • In collaboration with Legal Department, build and publish the specific legal requirements to be applied for the project (i.e. Project Specific agreement, RFQ letter, …), ensure good use and application by stakeholders (at Business Awards, contract validation, deviation validation, …)

 

Coordinate, consolidate and secure Sourcing activities, performance & efficiency on whole project

  • Manage buyers working on the project for a proper contribution to the project QCD (functional report)
  • Organize Procurement launch meeting involving PM, SSMs, Procurement,
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers' progress, stakes and difficulties. Define and  agree with Procurement and SSMs the corrective measures and ensure those are led,
  • Define proper processes and tools including reporting and ensure application on the whole project
  • Ensure Business Award decision compliancy with Project Procurement strategy and QCD requirements,
  • Follow  project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…)
  • Escalate appropriately when and where required on procurement issues and risks impacting Project, always proposing corrective measures,
  • Ensure QCD performance of procurement is properly reported for each respective sub-system & component,
  • Ensure ePMFU deployment throughout each Sub-System & Component (together with the respective “métiers” / Subsystems contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the PM.

 

Master the Material Work Package: costs, risks and ambition

  • Build the respective Sub-Systems Estimate at Completion and the project consolidation (all WPs), and is accountable for the overall Project Sourcing SAPR & RAPR including claim to suppliers.
  • Define improvement plans with respective Sub-System & Component teams - Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives
  • Co-Validates with Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process)

 

Split of Work

According project size and/or complexity , PPM function could be handled  by several PPMs for the Project. In such a case, every PPM has the same job function described above, a “leader” has to be identified in charge of the overall coordination and reporting to the head of the Project, and each PPM scope has to be defined. For instance, a PPM “development” may be in charge of all processes involved in the Design of new products within the development team, or a PPM may focus on “supplier localization”, or a split by products maybe organized.

 

Performance measurements:

  • Q : Project Go FAI On-Time
  • C : Cost reduction vs. Budget
  • D:  Go Order On-Time

 

REQUIRED PROFILE:

 

  • MASTER in purchasing or equivalent (engineering, project management…)            
  • Interest in technical field
  • 10 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)              
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Communication skills & Team spirit
  • Ability to challenge
  • Results oriented
  • Rigorous and structured
  • International mindset
  • Fluent in English

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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.   

 

Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

 

Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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