Project Engineering Manager

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Date: 16 Jun 2024

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:448480 

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

About Alstom in India

Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. Section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India's 'Make in India' policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. India

Organisational Reporting

Direct report line to PrEM Group mamager / PrEM Department Head

Dotted report line to Project Manager (during project execution)


Network & Links

Works closely with the :

Project Core Team

Project Engineering Team

Product development Community in charge of the development of Systems / Products specific to the project.

Methods & Tools Community

Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager/Engineer


Communication & Interfaces

External - Customer ,Project Management consultants,Vendors and sub contractor

Internal Department heads, Platform Team



Manage the defined technical contractual scope of the project and functionally lead the project engineering team. 



  • Manage the technical contractual scope of the project:
  • Be accountable for the customer acceptance of the project solution
  • Manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan
  • Together with the Project Manager, in case of contractual scope evolution, rise variation order and manage it
  • Validate the technical design choices with the peers and Solution Director
  • Identify which are the applicable regulations in the customer country/city and ensure they are taken into account in project solution design
  • Manage the project solution, meaning the customization and parameterization of the generic solution to meet Quality, Cost, Delivery and performance (QCDP) commitment. 

    erformance (QCDP) commitments:

  • Build and analyse together with the Project Architect, the project requirements database (PRO) and allocate requirements to System Program Manager (SPM), Project Industrialization Manager (PrlDM) and to Project Engineering team
  • Act as a chairman of Project Change Control Board (CCB)
  • Be responsible of the project design and application engineering activities
  • Supervise Verification & Validation activities
  • Be accountable for Engineering WP QCD
  • Provide BOM
  • PrEM is in charge of the complete validation of the Project Solution
  • Functionally lead the project engineering team:
  • Allocate Task(s) across Project Engineering team and ensure engineering activities follow-up
  • Together with Domain / Metier Leaders and RC Project Engineering Metier / Domain Department Heads, define the project engineering team organization according to the project phase ( and as defined in the EMP)
  • Deploy the applicable engineering process, methods & tools on the project
  • Manage and participate in the evaluation of the project engineering team
  • Share Environment, Health and Security (EHS) rules with project engineering team (receiving inputs from PM/Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager)
  • Support assessment of the teams involved in project engineering activities, including the ones belonging to a different Regional Center.
  • Verify Project Safety Case
  • Manage the interface with the project core team:
  • Provide all technical documents to the project core team members for the industrialisation, sourcing, installation, test and commissioning (product BOQ, architecture schematics, ...)
  • Solve technical issues detected by different core team members
  • During project warranty, coordinate actions to support resolution of pending technical issues following Project Warranty Manager (PrWM) requirements
  • Support PrQSM to consolidate the REX of the Project and the Reliability Growth
  • Support RC Project Engineering Domain/Metiers Department Head to define/perform knowledge capitalization

Qualifications & Skills:

Shall have a minimum experience of 10 plus years in the signalling industry.

Shall have a minimum of five years experience in signaling design

Shall be a good communicator. Attention to details is a must have



Shall possess a degree in any of the Engineering discipline


Shall be a team player and capable to manage the Engineering team.

Technical Competency & Experience:



  • Review documentation and challenge technical choices across all disciplines Review documentation and challenge technical choices across all disciplines
  • Act as technical manager for the project including establishing customer requirements and developing the cost and schedule for all Engineering activities.
  • Organise, lead, manage and motivate the engineering team on a project
  • Must be able to develop System Specification and Requirements
  • Must be able to define system elements and interfaces in sufficient detail to provide a basis for system implementation
  • Must be able to develop engineering strategy and identify and manage technical risks
  • Must be able to make a customer confident on the way the design activities are managed and handled, to build a trusUtrust relationship, representing Alstom's strategy and position.
  • Must be able to manage a team to reach the best technical decision, accounting for all constraints, and to challenge when necessary.
  • Ability to manage an Engineering Work Package and the associated risks. Knowledge of project management Indicators and understanding of how to use them to follow-up the project situation, identify potential problems with anticipation and address them timely manner.


Language Skills:

Must be well versed in English

IT Skills:

Must be well versed in MS office

Location for the role:  Bangalore

Travel - how much (%): 10 to 20%


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.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability or ethnicity. We recognise that embracing flexibility is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs. At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry. More information about Alstom can be found at:

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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