Domain Leader Cabin and Interior

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Date: 01-Jul-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:100704 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    


Purpose of the Job

• Managing and developing the Mechanical Domain Team on Site

• Promoting and ensuring deployment of QMS and corresponding Engineering Instructions, Process and tools for Mechanical Domain on Site.

• Managing the Mechanical Domain workload on Site

Position in the Organisation


Organisation Reporting

• Hierarchical Reporting: (Site) Train Design Metier Manager (TDMM)


Network & Links

• Engineering: Engineering Planning Manager, Design team (Other MDLs, DLE), Validation team, MDL from other sites

• Project: Project Engineering Managers (PrEM), Train Design Engineer (TDE)

• Site: HR Department, Sourcing Department, Indus Departement, Quality Department, etc…

• External Interface : Subcontractors, Suppliers (for new developments)




Performance Measurement/KPI’s

• Mechanical Domain Top 10 issues

• Continuous improvement of the Mechanical Domain team performance for project/program activities (OTD, FTR, etc…)

• Respect of QCD work packages at Mechanical Domain level

• Mechanical design reviews performed on time and documented

• Workload management at Mechanical Domain level

• People Management cycle on time / Succession plan

• Compliance to Alstom Transport/Engineering processes & instructions

• Continuous improvement or Return on Experience (RoE) management from previous projects = zero missing RoE




Accountable for :

• Ensuring the proper follow-up of the Metier Quality and Delivery on Mechanical Domain Workpackages for the Site.

• Ensuring understanding and application of the TD rules, processes and tools (single-domain).

• Ensuring that mechanical design reviews (single domain) are prepared and documented as per the project/program schedule and to follow-up the main open actions.

• Ensuring proper collaborative work with other Domains/Metier/Departments

• Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Mechanical Domain scope.


Responsible for :

• Managing the development of the site Mechanical Domain team to ensure the adequacy of the capacity vs workload vs skills and the transfer of activities if needed.

• Defining Mechanical Domain fixed costs and workload to secure project QCD commitments andformalizing hypothesis taken.

• Defining Mechanical Domain architecture taking into account weight, gauge, installation strategy, acoustics, eco design, ergonomics, aerodynamics, aeraulics…

• Allocating adequate mechanical resources to the projects/programs/tenders.

• Applying and follow-up the People Management Cycle on time for Mechanical Domain team according to N+1 and HR instructions.

• Supporting the Mechanical Domain team in the resolution of issues and challenging actions (multi-domains) in particular those involving other stakeholders (internal or external).

• Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress and alerting in case of main issue (capacity, skills, rule applicability, etc.).

• Validating relevant Mechanical Domain deliverables and securing planning.

• Signalling issue and/or making proposals to TD Central Engineering that would contribute to continuous improvement of the Mechanical Domain


Contributor for :

• Collaborating with the Central Engineering TD team for continuous improvement of the Metier (including RoE)

Job Specifications


Knowledge & Experience

• Mechanical Engineering applied to Railway products (or Automotive domain or Aerospace domain) with 3+ years of experience

• Experience of 3+ years team management

• Good Communications and interpersonal skills

• Conflict Management and multitasking

• Customer Focus / Management skills

• Structured and organised with Hand-on approach

• English operational in read/writing and technical meetings.


Team size

• Total Mechanical Domain team: 10 to 40 persons (depending on the site)

• The objectives setting and appraisal can be delegated to MLE or ME depending the project affectation and duration.

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​