SQD Engineer - Interiors

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Date: 25-Sep-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:313123 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

SQD Engineer


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. www.alstom.com/ India



Purpose of the job:

Be the Quality referent for Sourcing Commodities and influence both sourcing strategy & suppliers to improve the quality level of supplied parts & services, through qualification and development of suppliers.



1.  In charge of deploying Supplier Quality Development Strategy  with Sourcing on his scope

  • Be the Quality referent for Commodities Manager for commodities under his/her responsibility and influence both sourcing strategy & suppliers to improve the quality level of supplied parts & services.
  • Through regular reviews at domain level and commodity level, ensure the deployment of Supplier Quality Development Strategy.
  • Is responsible of the consolidation of Priority List for his/her scope and the associated yearly audit plan (consolidation of all regional needs).
  • Organize the delivery of the audit plan, and all necessary actions to close the issues.
  • Influence sourcing strategy to improve the quality level of supplier part of Alstom panel.

2. In charge of achieving Supplier Quality Development Targets for his scope 

  • Ensure the consolidation and the analysis of the suppliers quality performance ( communication to the suppliers, meetings with Suppliers )
  • Propose development and improvement actions and implement them.
  • Achieve the qualification of suppliers in the Priority List (Worldwide targets) on Generic and Special Processes with adequate audits and follow-up action plans.
  • Contribute to Global  Quality Performance of the suppliers for Project execution ( First Article Inspection (FAI) results, Non Conformities, and Warranty Issues)
  • For ‘trusted’ suppliers: perform Return of Experience (REX) analysis, share it with all stakeholders and support Trusted program.
  • For the red and yellow suppliers: bring support to Alstom sites to exit the red and yellow status and when decided at central level, lead the Red Supplier Management.
  • In charge of development of Strategic suppliers.

Participate to Sourcing Dashboard meetings.

3.  Reporting,

  • Ensure on time issuance of the relevant Supplier Quality reporting: weekly report, monthly dashboard... 
  • Ensure right level of communication and feedback to Sourcing and Supplier Quality partners regarding supplier performance.
  • Provide communication to Supplier Quality Development teams worldwide for the commodities under his/her scope of responsibilities.
  • ¨Provide support to Supplier Quality Development Teams worldwide for critical issues for his/her scope.
  • Enforce the application of all standards across its network and on his/her scope.

4. Support the deployment of Supplier Quality Development Tools, methods and processes

  • Be a leader or strong contributor for transverse work groups to improve or create Supplier Quality Standards, processes or tools.
  • Be a referent for Supplier Quality Development Rules and Standards, and if relevant a trainer on tools or processes.
  • Bring his/ her field expertise to improve Supplier Quality Development standards.
  • May be asked to perform support missions in the Regions.



10 - 12 years of relevant experience in railway or automobile industry.

BE / Btech - Mechanical

Locaation - Bangalore



Frequent travels 60%


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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