Automation & Digital Transformation Lead

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Date: 03-Feb-2023

Location: Bangalore, ZM

Company: Alstom

Req ID:330123 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 



  • Reports to Industrial Performance Manager
  • Functional reporting with PME/Transformational Manager
  • Network with Métier heads, Site MDs, IS&T Digital team and Central ISCP team


PURPOSE & Responsabilities OF THE ROLE:


  • Support the development of the Automation & Industry 4.0 in Coimbatore
    • Benchmark and create world class Traction/CVS manufacturing line with best in class ergonomics design
    • Define a budget and people to involve locally and globally
    • Define a clear scope of the project with defined and time boxed objectives
    • Define & follow the roadmap of the overall project
    • Create a digital factory (Industry 4.0) paperless, real time feedback, automatic data capturing & analysis through artificial intelligence, improving to reach “Zero” defects
    • Create a flow simulation of new factory and identify the virtual bottlenecks of layout before finalizing the concept
    • Define Supply Chain strategy of traction line to ensure synchronized feeding of material from Supplier to point of fit through PFEP (Plan For Every part)
    • Work with Engineering and Validate the design feasibility and flexibility of the traction line considering future requirement
    • Develop a best in class material feeding strategy with minimum movement of the components across the value chain
    • Map the plant VSM and integrate lean flow (Big 3 - Manufacturing, Logistic & Information flow) from supplier to customer to optimize throughput of traction
    • Ensure the Capex estimation, approval and spent as committed
    • Support quotation/ negotiation from supplier
    • Follow up the execution with short term objectives
    • Coordinate with all stakeholders (Industrial, Supply Chain, Site, Sourcing)
  • Lead digital E2E solutions for all 4 factories:
    • Collect requirement from Planning/ Supply Chain/ Site on factory digitalization
    • Draft the first road map
    • Build business cases to suit India requirement
    • Define a clear scope of the project with defined and time boxed objectives
    • Define a budget and people to involve locally and globally
    • Engage stakeholders, counterparts and all people interested or involved on the project to steer scalability of the project as soon as possible
    • Follow-up up the execution with short term objectives
    • Ensure consistency of requirement with AT Smart Operation Roadmap centrally


Qualifications & Skills:



  • Degree from an engineering school (Operation Technology, IT, production, supply chain, …) or university with a minimum of 5 years of experience


  • Rigorous data analysis
  • Soft skills : interpersonal communication, network animation, working in cross cultural environment …
  • Deductive/presentation skills
  • Excellent communication, listening, presentation and writing skills
  • Good overall knowledge of new technologies (AI, digitalization, etc)
  • Good Industrial knowledge
  • Dynamic spirit / hard worker
  • Delivery minded
  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language (French is a plus)
  • IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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