Documentation Lead Engineer

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Date: 04-Nov-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:134824 

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.  

Job Title & Job Code:
ISR Documentation Lead Engineer, EN-IM-10 (EN-IM-10_002)


Purpose of the Job:
Preparation and Quality Review of the Technical contents and Illustrations for Operation and Maintenance Manual for Rolling Stocks that includes Maintenance Manual, Parts Catalogue, Troubleshooting Manuals, Driver Operation manual, etc

Management of the Technical Authoring team in charge of the production of the maintenance documentation.

Accountability for the QCD of the maintenance Documentation Project.

Project Management activities.



Organization Structure:

  • Reports to: ISR Documentation Domain Lead
  • Direct Reports: Authoring Writers. Illustrators.
  • Other Reporting (if any): ISR COE


Network & Links:

  • Internal
    • Project Manager
    • LSA Manager
    • ISR Manager
  • External
    • Subcontractors (Training activities)


Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • The ISR Documentation Lead Engineer is responsible for the creation/updates and Quality Reviews of O&M for Rolling Stocks that includes Maintenance Manual, Parts Catalogue, Troubleshooting Manuals, Driver Operation manual, etc
  • Definition of the maintenance Documentation maintenance PLAN.
  • The QCD of the maintenance Documentation Project.
  • Production of the Maintenance Documentation with respect of objective defined in the Documentation management PLAN or ISR Management PLAN.
  • Capitalization of data and all input related to the maintenance Documentation in central ISR repository (ILS PDM)
  • Define and implement organization and key processes, to provide the best quality of the documentation which must be delivered with respect to QCD targets and ISR Management PLAN objective.
  • Ensure that Maintenance Documentation is published using Alstom standard Method &Tools standard (Electronic Catalogue)
  • Assures efficient parts codification in line with Platform rules: materials identification, codification process, interfaces with Alstom systems, quality and normative requirements.
  • Manage Partner involved in authoring activities.
  • Ensure REX (Return of Experience from Previous Projects) is collected and considered for reuse purpose.
  • Manage Definition of Documentation Breakdown Structure in consistency with the Logistic Breakdown Structure.
  • Manage relationship with LSA Manager for production of maintenance documentation on element candidate to maintenance activities.
  • Ensure Documentation database (ILS PDM) is defined and completed correctly
  • Project Management activities


Educational Requirements:

  • Mandatory: Engineering University Degree or equivalent
  • Desirable: Maintenance Documentation specialization


Experience & Requirements:

  • Hands on experience of 12+ years in Technical Documentation to work in Arbor text editor, Adobe Illustrator, Isodraw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Frame maker and CAD tools
  • Experience in working with S1000D standards and Simplified Technical English (STE)
  • Experience in working with PDM (Product Data Management)
  • Experience with Rail domain is preferable
  • Should work as an author (IPC/MM) and Illustrator as and when required
  • Good communication and analytical skills. Good Leadership qualities
  • To meet the deliverables as per the contract requirements
  • To coordinate the documentation management activities
  • To interface with various stake holders as per the project requirements
  • Speaking/writing skills in French will be an added advantage


Competencies & Skills:

  • English Fluent – Good Level
  • Standard knowledge of the main ISR Elements applicable to Railroad equipment (RAMS, LORA, RCM, LCC)
  • Communication skills
  • Technically competent
  • Solid decision making and critical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong team player

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.   



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