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Material Planning Manager



Quebec City, QC, Canada
Posted on Sunday, July 9, 2023

Paving the way for the energy transition, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide a sustainable foundation for the future of transport. Its product portfolio includes high-speed trains, metros, monorail, trams and electric buses, as well as integrated systems, custom services, infrastructure, signalling solutions and digital mobility solutions. Alstom has 150,000 vehicles in commercial service worldwide. With the integration of Bombardier Transportation on January 29, 2021, the Group’s combined proforma sales reached 14 billion euros for the 12-month period ended March 31, 2021. Based in France, Alstom is now present in 70 countries and employs 70,000 people worldwide. Its head office in the Americas region is in St-Bruno, Quebec. Alstom has more than 4,300 employees in Canada, including 1,800 in Quebec. www.alstom.com


For nearly 50 years, the La Pocatière site, Bombardier Transport’s historic legacy plant, has been a major player in Quebec’s economy. The plant produces passenger rail vehicles and is a centre of excellence in the manufacture of stainless-steel rolling stock.


Alstom is a leading company in the mobility sector, solving the major challenges of tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, to make it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we build an agile, inclusive and responsible culture. Our teams, coming from different backgrounds, are offered opportunities to learn, develop and build their careers by evolving on different functions and geographical sites. Are you ready to join a real international community for a stimulating and impactful adventure?


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You will have to manage the team in charge of the management of incoming material from our suppliers




Apply Basic Model process for Material Planning activities

Manage supplier performance KPIs and commodity coverage according to objectives

Partner with procurement for risk/impact management process including supplier selection

Ensure the implementation of action plans between Teams and Suppliers

Lead vendor escalation process by supporting hardware planners on vendor KPI performance facilitation

Ensure accuracy of basic material planning data

Organize and maintain regular reviews with material planners to ensure documents are sent to vendors and respective delivery confirmations are received

Ensure analyses of MRP exception messages carried out by all Material Planners and anticipate supply problems (backlogs, shortages, no demand...)

Support material planners when issues are identified and assess risk / impact on production / projects

Ensure proper communication routine with vendors based on delivery performance by Material Planners

Contribute to risk and impact assessments and mitigation action plan

Manage team performance, develop team skills and provide feedback and register during the performance management cycle




BA in a related field 3 years minimum experience in Supply Chain, including industrial procurement

ERP knowledge, if possible SAP

Mastery of French and functional English

Teamwork and Leadership




Alstom guarantees equal opportunities and is committed as an employer to creating an inclusive work environment where all are encouraged to reach their full potential, and where individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified candidates are considered in our recruitment processes regardless of origin, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, nationality, the nature of the disability or any other characteristic protected by local law.


On 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a legal entity position for Bombardier Transportation - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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