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Ottawa Project Supply Chain Leader

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

We pride ourselves on our multifunctional expertise and manage the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains, metros and tramways to infrastructure, signalling and customised services.

With increasing activities in Canada to meet growing demand for sustainable transportation, Alstom seeks motivated candidates who will help us leverage our expertise and apply it locally. We have the energy and spirit of a start-up with the foundations of a multinational, world-class corporation that encourages collaboration, entrepreneurship, creativity and respect for the environment. Our employee offering includes career and development opportunities and extensive internal mobility prospects across dozens of locations around the world.

Purpose of the job:

Manage interfaces between Alstom Procurement (located in Hornell) and Site Supply Chain team to ensure material supplies to the production line for purchased parts


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the Production Controllers team on site
  • Animate coverage meetings with the Procurement Team and report coverage to the site Supply Chain and Production departments
  • Advise on forecasted shortages to allow planning in accordance with deliveries
  • Participate in the Work Package Management alongside the Supply Chain Manager
  • Participate / support in CCB (Change Control Board) to advise on modifications implementation (rank of application, obsolete materials, …)
  • Ensure logistics needs are integrated between suppliers and the production line
  • Identify critical suppliers and manage action plans in partnership with PrSM
  • Manage part of the Supply Chain Team (Production Controllers)
  • Work with Supply Chain Manager to ensure financial compliance with budget and support Work Package reviews


Job requirements:

• At least 3 years' experience in a materials control and purchasing environment

• Bachelor degree

• Experience of high volume manufacturing an advantage

• Good negotiation and communication skills

• People management experience preferred

• Excellent PC skills, SAP knowledge considered strong asset

ALSTOM endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.  
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

Alstom Transport
Full time
Ottawa, 08, CA