Rolling Stock and Component Testing and Commissioning Director (M/F)
Saint Ouen, Fr
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Req ID : 59804

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.

Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Within the Industrial Operations department, based in Headquarter, the Rolling Stock and Component (RSCO) Testing and Commissioning Director reports directly to Trains Industrial Director.

Purpose of the job :

  • To set global policies and practices ensuring systematic and efficient handing over of trains from manufacturing to testing and final customer acceptance,
  • To contribute to Rolling Stock (RS) and Component Operations missions by :
  • Improving Testing & Commissioning Workpackage (WP) performance within projects,
  • Improving continuously the efficiency of testing métiers , by setting standards and including return on experience within Alstom Lean Manufacturing program.
  • Key accountabilities :

    1. Definition, description and deployment of Testing & Comissionning (T&C) standards :

  • EHS processes and associated means (dynamic test tracks, consignation, working at height, ), to be included in RS Industrial Standards,
  • Functional testing stations, to be included in RS Industrial Standard,
  • Robust Hand Over Manufacturing to Testing, in narrow relationship with Industrial and Quality,
  • Definition of the T&C Quality management system frame ( in particular by making available cornerstone procedures),
  • Functional Non conformity (met during testing and commissioning) treatment, in narrow relationship with Industrial Quality.
  • 2. In order to reduce Testing & Commissioning Lead Time, definition, maintenance and deployment of Testing Tools, to be part of the T&C Standards :

  • To push upstream as much as possible testing operations
  • Automated test routing, in narrow interface with business information system (BIS)
  • Test Tracer (Testing Andon), in narrow interface with BIS
  • Specific testing tools ( e.g. : pneumatic test benchs)
  • Reduction of throughput time, and hence the asset employed by Alstom
  • Contribution to the collect and consolidation of RSC Operations KPI’s
  • The following KPI’s will be reported monthly to the RSC Management Meeting :

  • Hand-Over manufacturing to testing coverage and Go first time,
  • Hand-Over testing to Industrial Quality (ex-works) coverage and Go first time,
  • Customer acceptance first time,
  • Serial tests Hard WIP.
  • In addition, our T&C KPI dash-board will carry on including the following KPI’s :

  • Head Count and direct hours versus budget,
  • Finished Goods on site and off sites,
  • EHS : accidents with lost working time and TOP8 status,
  • Competencies development,
  • Testing workload versus capacity at each site
  • 3. Testing competencies development, in narrow relationship with Alstom Lean Manufacturing program

    4. Promotion of sites transverse initiatives :

  • sharing of experience and Return Of Experience (REX),
  • transfer of competencies,
  • mutual benchmarks.
  • 5. Support Regions and Platforms in improvement action plans

    6. Monitor key asset usage and saturation of end of cycle footprints across sites


  • Engineering or Masters Degree level education, preferable in mechanical or electrical disciplines
  • More than 10 years’ experience in the railway industry with at least 5 years of Management experience within T&C or equivalent function
  • General railway and Product knowledge
  • Railway safety and RAM knowledge
  • EHS knowledge
  • Competencies & Skills

  • Teamwork capacity
  • Leadership skills
  • Fluent in english
  • Team management including remote team members management.
  • Customer oriented
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Focus on quality and delivery on-time
  • Transparency
  • Ability to taking initiatives
  • Ability to make decisions
  • An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.

    We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.

    Job Type : Experienced

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