Material planner (m/f/d)

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Date: 10 Jul 2024

Location: Wien, AT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:457849 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the next Material planner in Vienna, Austria we’re looking for?


Your future role

From Vienna to the world: our Viennese site is a global competence center for trams and light rail vehicles. 800 colleagues develop and manufacture the Flexity™ tram for worldwide customers from Austria to Australia. Our corporate functions play a key role in supporting and continuously improving the performance of our sites. You’ll report to Vian Batush (Material Planning Coordinaton Manager, Vienna) and work alongside a dedicated and enthusiastic team.


You'll manage your Supplier's portfolio (Internal and/or External suppliers) for ensuring goods delivery at the right time and place based on Alstom needs.


You’ll specifically express delivery needs to suppliers and animate the Supplier's delivery performances and drive action plans for performance improvement & contribute to risk management.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Monitor Supplier's performance KPI's and participate/lead to Supplier's performance improvement (animation).

  • Manage Purchase Requisition flow up to Material Planning documents (for internal suppliers).

  • Follow up with Sourcing the Purchase Requisition level maturity for launching Material Planning documents (for external suppliers).

  • Ensure and update the accuracy of material planning master data (in compliance with stock and logistic constraints).

  • Create the Material Planning documents (Call-off, Schedule Agreement) & respective Source List.

  • Communicate the Material Planning documents to Suppliers and follow Suppliers confirmation.

  • Analyse Suppliers confirmations vs. Alstom needs and evaluate the risk/impact anticipation on production/projects.

  • Identify priorities associated with risk/impact anticipation and set up recovery actions.

  • Maintain a routine with Suppliers in order to check the status of deliveries.

  • Analyse and manage MRP exception messages and anticipate supply problems (backlogs, shortages)

  • Maintain delivery dates in ERP and track missing parts until stock availability.

  • Ensure non-conformities replacement

  • Resolve Receiving issues (overstock, shortage, damage, documentation, etc.).

  • Analyse and share deliveries performances KPI's with different stakeholders (Internal & External).

  • Collaborate with Material Planning Management/Supplier Delivery Performance Manager to validate worst Suppliers and define appropriate action plan.

  • Apply appropriate communication routines with Suppliers based on their delivery performances.

  • Drive and follow (when involved) Supplier Capacity Assessment and Supplier's Light Capability Assessment

  • Contribute to new business risk assessments and mitigation action plan.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Graduated at least from Higher Education in Business Administration or Engineering or Supply Chain

  • Supply Chain certification and SAP experience would be desirable

  • Experience with ERPs, Supply Chain concepts, processes continuous improvement

  • Fluency in English and German language


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. The minimum salary for this position is € 48.000 EUR gross annually for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications. You’ll also:

  • Experience a dynamic work environment with a permanent position at a leading company for green mobility
  • Enjoy a competitive remuneration package, 25 days of vacation, and benefits such as company pension plans and discounted tickets for public transport
  • Optimise work-life balance with flexible working hours and hybrid working models as well as bridging days, parental part-time and “Papamonat”
  • Alstom site with company canteen and meal allowance as well as good transport connections and free parking facilities 
  • Explore growth opportunities and steer your career across functions and countries 
  • Benefit from excellent training opportunities through our award-winning Alstom University and participate in the company's innovation culture through idea management programmes 
  • Thrive in a modern and collaborative workplace featuring mentor and buddy programs, diversity & inclusion initiatives, CSR activities, and engaging employee events
  • Enjoy a comprehensive corporate health management with various initiatives such as company physician and psychologist and other health measures 
  • Other attractive offers such as employee discounts, company bike leasing & share purchase programms


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Equal Opportunities Statement
As an employer, Alstom stands for equal opportunities. By creating an inclusive work environment where all employees are encouraged to realise their full potential, individual differences are valued and respected. All applicants are considered solely on the basis of their qualifications, regardless of skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or other legally protected characteristics.

Job Type:​Experienced

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Performance Management, ERP, Risk Management, Operations, Human Resources, Technology, Finance

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