Workshop/Line manager

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Date: 20-Oct-2021

Location: Brugge, Belgium

Company: Alstom

Req ID:185522 

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.  

For our Bruges site we are currently looking for a motivated and enthousiastic Workshop/Line Manager



The purpose of the job is to Manage all the manufacturing activities for a project(s) in the Line/Workshop including the responsibilities linked to the position as hierarchical manager of all the employees of the manufacturing organization who belong to this Manufacturing Line/Workshop.





The main responsibilities during the different stages of the project execution are:

  • During the product preparation phase  you will
    • give the inputs from manufacturing requirements to, Supply chain process definition & validation, Quality plan validation, Industrialization,
    • Start the preparations with the Industrial team  of the line/workshop layout, including resources and skill requirement, …
  • As of new product introduction and serial manufacturing you will
    • Be responsible for the complete scope of manufacturing activities for the product on the line/workshop assuring the SQCD for the line/workshop,
    • Put in place continuous improvement performance of the line/workshop by applying Lean Manufacturing Methods, Six Sigma Methods,

You are also the  hierarchical manager of the employees belonging to the manufacturing line/workshop , where you will assure with your manufacturing team the

    • time management (presence management and activity management) of all employees, and assure compliance with local legislation,
    • continuously improving occupational safety, including contractors (if applicable) working for the manufacturing line/workshop,
    • further develop your team on skills/competencies product-related and technology-related processes, personal qualification,


    • Responsible for the implementation and application of the corporate policies (IRIS, EHS, Ethics and Compliance….)



      • Minimum Higher Technical/General degree
      • Minimum of 3 years’ experience, previous position in an industrial environment
      • Desirable experience in Railway industry, preferably within an industrialization environment
      • Working knowledge of: Industrial Management, Site Facilities & Maintenance, Transfer of Technology, Ergonomic, Configuration & Change Management
      • Basic awareness of Automation / Robotization
      • Profound knowledge of Team Management including management of cross functional teams
      • Fluent in Dutch
      • French and English is a plus


If you are interested, apply now!


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.



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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