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SENIOR SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNER

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: 50021777.8HRSTS
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2019
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Supply & Logistics
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Supply Chain Planner who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Pittsburgh, PA.
Who We Are:
Hitachi Rail STS is an international leader with a global presence in signaling and the implementation of integrated transport systems for freight and passenger railways, as well as mass transit systems. We design, manufacture and implement signaling systems for the management and control of freight and passenger traffic on mainline railways as well as metros.
Hitachi Rail STS is not only a valuable company, but a company based on values. We believe that our five key values guide our actions and make Hitachi Rail STS a competitive, effective company: Customer Focus, Innovation and Excellence, People, Team Spirit, and Integrity.
Accountabilities:
With reference to international projects/ bids which involve more than one ASTS Legal Entity & complex
package subcontractors:
• Timely delivery of materials either on a single "high complexity" project or on more "medium/small
complexity" international projects in accordance with Integrated Project Schedule and Budget.
• Synergies optimization among projects in order to increase delivery efficiency.
• Continuous improvement in Supply Chain Planning processes with special focus on cross functional
activities
• Finalization & submission of make and buy external cost estimation.
• CET form completed and issued in alignment with the bid schedule
• Material and service delivery in alignment with the Project Integrated Schedule,
• Identification of mitigation actions relate to risk of project delivery delays.
• External cost actual figures vs budget and forecast
• External cost actual, budget and forecast regular update and project reporting (for materials,
services, packages and subcontractors)
• Availability and accuracy of Inventory figures for company and/or project warehouses
With reference to activities on high complexity" project / bids or on more "medium/small complexity" international projects/ bids :
• Ensure the issuing of an estimation of the overall external costs on "high complexity" Bids
• Ensure the external cost planning and forecast (for materials, services, packages and subcontractors)
during the project execution phase in collaboration with cost controlling dept.
• Ensure the submission of all project Supply Chain inputs required to define and issue the Integrated
Project Plan
• Ensure the issuing and distribution to the project teams of the planning and logistics relevant docs
(Logistic Plan, MPS, Inventory Report, etc)
• Ensure the project material delivery (including spare parts and repairing of failed material) in
accordance with the project plan by coordinating all planning & logistics activities among the different
legal entities involved in the project
• Ensure the "launch of the production" on the basis of project requirements (Transfer orders, Purchase
orders, advance demand, ...) in alignment with the project schedule
• Ensure the issuing of the Purchase Requests for all materials, external services, packages and
subcontractor to ensure project on time delivery
• Ensure the issuing of the supplier logistic and supply planning documentation in alignment with
contractual requirements (Performance Bond, Transportation Plan, Procurement Plan, Fabrication Plan, ...)
• Ensure the monitoring and reporting on supplier performances (including logistic provider) in terms of
production, FAT, lead time, shipment , project warehouse management and compliance with
contractual requirements
• Ensure the identification and implementation of project mitigation actions due to the risk of potential
misalignments of the supplier performances in comparison with the contractual requirements (delays
in material FAT and/or delivery, ...)
• Ensure the creation of a SES (Service Entry Sheet) and Work Progress Certificate (WPC), based on
the supplier achievement of project milestones, authorizing the Subcontractor to issue an invoice
CET form completed and issued in alignment with the bid schedule
• Material and service delivery in alignment with the Project Integrated Schedule,
• Identification of mitigation actions relate to risk of project delivery delays.
• External cost actual figures vs budget and forecast
• External cost actual, budget and forecast regular update and project reporting (for materials,
services, packages and subcontractors)
• Availability and accuracy of Inventory figures for company and/or project warehouses
Required Skills/ Knowledge:
Technical requirements:
  • 5 up to 7 year of expertise within the Supply Chain - Contracts
  • Project Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Procurement planning methods
  • Vendor rating and suppliers monitoring
  • Reporting
  • Technical/Technology knowledge
  • Risk Management
  • Continuous improvement Documentation management
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree
Languages:
  • English Proficiency
Benefits:
Hitachi Rail STS employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.ansaldo-sts.com/en/careers
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail STS USA Inc. to create a diverse environment and we are 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, disability, age, or veteran status.

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