TEST AND COMMISSIONING (T&C) TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

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Date: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

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. 

ALSTOM - INFORMATION SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY:
Alstom IS&T is a corporate organization composed of multiple pillars. That position is located under the Business Solutions pillar, in charge of global architecture of Alstom IT solutions, as well as deploying, and maintaining it. Within Business Solutions, the ERP Program Director oversees the ERP solution tower, where central ERP solutions lifecycle is managed, including its applicative landscape such as manufacturing execution system, and supplier collaborations solutions. Business Operations is divided into 3 streams: Supply Chain, Purchasing & Quality, Manufacturing.

 

As part of the Business Operations’ domain, you will report to the Head of Manufacturing Solutions. This position qualifies as Test and commissioning (T&C) technical specialist; as such: 

 

  • You will take part to a renewal project (renewing our legacy application), from the design to the go live, which will primarily rely on Apriso backbone, but will also require close integration points with varied applications & platforms. This will be a multi-year’s project, whose final goal is to roll-out a modernized solution for our T&C business on all our plants around the world. You will be our technical internal expert; as such, you will be asked to understand fully all technical details and either realize some developments yourself, or control developments made by our subcontractor(s), depending on the platform(s) / technologies involved.

 

  • Also in parallel, for our legacy application (which will be replaced over the next years), you will be our SPOC on IS&T side, directly facing our application Business Process Owner and working with our service partner. Your tasks will mainly be to check that our operations are running smoothly (no change planned on our legacy application, since we are replacing it) and be the link between the Business experts and our development partner.                      

 

This position is based in Bangalore. You will join an international team and collaborate actively with many different stakeholders (key users, regional process expert, Business process owner, solutions experts from all IS&T towers, Support teams, data et development factory). English language in a multicultural environment is a must.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:
OVERALL:
The Manufacturing Test and commissioning technical specialist is part of the Manufacturing Core team.

He is very closely working in connection with the MES-Apriso community since Test & Commissioning has similar patterns and needs with pure Manufacturing execution. He will be overlooking three main types of activities:  support (Run), project, release. Main contributions are expected both on Project and Release tasks; but checking support incidents is also part of the job.

 

We are looking for a candidate with a significant developer background on Delmia-Apriso platform with proven track records on:  IOT integration to MES backbone, OPC servers; Understanding and practice of offline / online modes. This position also requires the capability to understand network and security constraints, both on the office as well as on the shopfloor networks.

 

In addition to Apriso knowledge, it will be a plus for the candidate to demonstrate development skills on multiple types of modern platforms like (examples):   C#, Javascript 

 

Knowledge of Discrete Manufacturing is a plus.

Having been thru application modernization projects in the past is also a plus.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES :
As our T&C technical specialist, you will be in charge of your functional scope to :

  • Assess new functional needs and define an adequate technical solution under the Apriso Backbone (decided for the renewal project)
  • Develop the designed solution by yourself or control its realization by a 3rd party
  • Explain to our business counterparts, how new developed features work
  • Assist our business team in testing end to end flows

 

You will also be asked to:

  • Monitor the inflows of incidents going thru our support team

 

 

FUNCTIONAL SCOPE :
Your Functional scope includes following business processes:

  • Definition of tests plan and steps
  • Connectivity with the Train network to get or push variables (IOT integration)
  • Any business function which is part of T&C activities:  activity tracking, dashboarding...

 
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS :
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES
:
You are an action-oriented person with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You are a self-starter and result-oriented person. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills are a must because you will need to work autonomously in a worldwide & multicultural environment. You should be agile to handle multiple tasks efficiently, keeping the big picture, and effectively delivering outcomes in a fast-paced environment.
 
TECHNICAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Graduated with an engineering degree, you have more than 5 years of experience in Apriso manufacturing solutions (Delmia MOM BPM - level 1 or above appreciated) and development background.

 

Development skills (general):   GitLab DevOps, Eclipse4/RCP, Apache Tomcat 7, XML, HTML, C#, Javascript 

 

Apriso platform:

  • Apriso version 2017 or more recent is needed
  • Data base : SQL Server & Queries expertise
  • Process Builder, GPM, Business Integrator

 

Proven hands-on experience thru Apriso rollouts: Process builder, Screen developments, Machine Integrator & OPC servers

 

Language skills: English is a must, both spoken and written.

Project methodologies: Waterfall, Agile, Prototyping 

Why Work for Us?  At Alstom Transport, 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 about Alstom Transport: www.transport.alstom.com


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