Traction Process & Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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Date: 07-Jun-2022

Location: Bangalore, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:185122 

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.  

Job Title & Purpose


Job Title :

Traction Process & Manufacturing Engineering Manager


Purpose of the job

  • Organize the co-engineering and industrial development to ensure product and process design are optimized for manufacturability.
  • Ensure the transferability of the industrial activities by using standard processes
  • Drive industrialization resources in the tenders, development phase, pre-serial phase and serial production phase.
  • Organize the management of Special Processes and critical operations regarding product safety and reliability.

Position in the Organisation
 Organization Structure

  •  See BGL Traction organization chart.


Organizational Reporting

  • Reports Traction Engineering Manager

Team    (*depends on scope)
People (*) :   1 to 10 direct reports  
Network and links

  • Site PME Directors/Traction Compo Mgrs, Manufacturing Dir, Supply chain Dir.
  • Traction Project Industrial Managers (PrIM)
  •  At Alstom level: PME Network, Central PME Director.
  •  External of AT: Local suppliers, Customers representatives on site, Certification agencies.

Mission & Responsibilities

  • At tender phase:
    • Ensure that the industrial assumptions (PIO, MoB, Macro-process) are defined in line with industrial Reflib and SMP/SML of the product range.
    • Validate the quotation relative to the industrial costs.
  • At project execution phase:
    • Ensure the implementation of the standard processes and the standard product solutions: SMP/SML, standard equipment, standard solutions
    • Ensure the manufacturability (and the transferability if relevant) using validated technologies
    • Ensure co-engineering methodology and rules are followed-up to optimize lead time and quality of development.
    • Validate, for the industrial scope, the gate reviews of the DFQ, and that the conditions to pronounce the Serial Go are fulfilled.
    • Ensure documentation and ERP data are complete, on time and with the good level of quality.
    • Organize and ensure the implementation of manufacturing equipment on time, in line with EHS rules, with good ergonomic conditions, and compliant with the QCD targets of the project.
    •  Drive continuous improvement actions and support production.
  • Management of Resources
    • Manage the staff capacity and competencies
    • Control the actual and forecasted workload.
  • Manage the EHS requirements in the field of industrialization, and as management committee member.
  • Participate to the PME Networks.
    • Contributes to build or improve standards.
    • Ensure good participation of his collaborators to the relevant networks.
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Quality dashboard KPI (CONQ, DFQ performance, Top issues performance,  etc….)
    • Contribution to networks

Educational Requirements

  • Technical education.
  • Management skills
  • English read, written, spoken


Desired Knowledge / Experience

  • Industrial background with 10 years’ experience preferably Traction and Auxilary convertors in the railway industry, ideally in an international organization
  • Ability to manage a team of engineers and technicians in technical fields.
  • Technical experience of Process Engineering, writing and improving manufacturing work instructions, line balancing, Lean Manufacturing.
  • Experience in working with an ERP (such as SAP) for Bill of Materials, Routings, Configuration follow-up
  • Working knowledge of Quality and Health & Safety standards and systems

Behavioural Competencies

  • Conscientious. Commits and delivers.
  • Team Player.  Spirit of “Team Trust Action”
  • Decisive.  Obtains and uses necessary information to make decisions. Refers decision to others when appropriate
  • Ability to Coach Others.
  • Self-Motivation.  Is inspired by the job in hand and inspires others to achieve agreed goals
  • Logical and organized
  • Good communication.


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​

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