Maintenance Engineering Manager

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Date: 26 May 2024

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: Alstom

Req ID:448726 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Maintenance Engineering Manager for Tramways in Barcelona we’re looking for?


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Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your Maintenance expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside young and talented teammates. 


Alstom in Barcelona has a full Tramway system, operating since 2004. Alstom is maintaining two networks, Trambaix (Sant Joan Despí) and Trambesos (Sant Adrià del Besòs), around 30km line and 41 tramways and soon 2 km line of full Aesthetic Power System, unique in Spain, with almost 100% availability of 41 trains.


You'll be responsible of securing the reliability and availability of Rolling Stock, Signalling and Power systems. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business, and much more. 


You’ll specifically take care of proposing some optimisation of maintenance injecting technology, but also provide technical design modification within the applicable Standards. We’ll look to you for:  

  • Animate Engineering Technical Issues meetings and Action follow-up
  • Prepare and attend to Contractual failures meetings
  • To produce clear and concise technical documentation in the form of specifications, test procedures, modification instructions, maintenance and safety instructions and technical reports.
  • To continually review all Maintenance, Reliability, Overhaul and associated documents to ensure all are up-to-date and correctly formatted.
  • To act as a technical expert, continuously develop expertise in selected field
  • To propose and define insertion of technology as HealthHub (Catenary Tracer, Track Tracer, Point Machine Tracer, Train Tracer,..)
  • Develop the local repair ability in Barcelona, specially the electronic repair as APS or Agate2
  • To demonstrate business case for localisation of the maintenance activity (Corrective, Overhaul…)
  • Respond to Client request received through letter or Monthly Report comments
  • To support optimisation of the maintenance schedule and casualty repair procedures in light of service experience and Operations feedback including:
    • Justification of inspection periodicity
    • Specification of materials and tools
    • Arranging and carrying out validation of tasks
    • Carrying out product/process audits of depot maintenance and casualty repairs
  • To support the production of the preventive & corrective & overhaul LCC, then optimisation

Performance Measurement :

  • LCC /Reliability improvement Customer satisfaction Product Safety

Accountabilities :

  • Achievement of objectives within agreed timescale and budget
  • People: between 1 to 5 directs reports


All about you 

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role

  • Recognised engineering qualification
  • Languages: Spanish, high level; English, technical level
  • Coordination and management ability
  • Experience in RS Warranty
  • Good knowledge off railway systems
  • Previous LCC experience
  • Good understanding of railway maintenance requirements and costs
  • Previous vehicle reliability/safety engineering experience, preferably in a railway background.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Resilience and sense of the hard work
  • Not required safety critical work


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new security standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our cooperative working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards Services Project Manager
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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