Buy America and Supplier Diversity Sourcing Director
James “JD” Daniel has been with Alstom for six years. Currently JD is serving as the Buy America and Supplier Diversity Sourcing Director. In this role, JD is responsible to define and support the Alstom Sourcing strategy for Buy America and Supplier Diversity and ensure Alstom’s alignment with U.S. rules and regulations for all Projects. JD enjoys the Buy America and Supplier Diversity Sourcing Director as it is not only beneficial to Alstom and its customers, but it is beneficial to the U.S. and has the goal of creating jobs and supporting infrastructure.
Before JD’s assuming of the Buy America and Supplier Diversity Sourcing Director, he was the Site Sourcing Director at the Hornell, NY Rolling Stock and Components manufacturing site. Prior to his time in Hornell, JD led the Supply Chain team with Alstom Signaling in Grain Valley, MO. Before joining Alstom, JD held various Sourcing and Supply Chain roles of progressive responsibility as: Buyer, Lead Buyer, Commodity Manager, and Sourcing and Procurement Manager in the Oil & Gas industry, with firms such as: Dresser, Weatherford, and Halliburton.
JD has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business, and professional certifications in Lean (LBC - through Society of Manufacturing Engineers) and Supply Chain (CPIM - through APICS, the Association for Supply Chain Management).