Country QMS Manager

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Date: 27 Nov 2023

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: Alstom


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Job title: Country QMS Manager
Based at: Romania-Bucharest with missions on sites from Romania and Bulgaria. 


For almost 30 years, Alstom has been an innovative pioneer playing an important role in Romania’s transition towards a modern and sustainable railway transport. From state-of-the-art digital rail control, to infrastructure and electrification projects, along with metro trains and the long-term maintenance of the metro fleet in the country’s capital city Bucharest, Alstom is constantly making a difference in the mainline and urban rail transport in Romania.

Through the diversity and complexity of its projects, Alstom is a very attractive employer for the young generations of Romanian specialists, giving them a unique chance to professionally grow in an international environment with access to worldwide knowledge and capabilities.


Purpose of the job:

The Country/Site QMS Manager ensures that the Quality Management System applicable to the site is adapted to the business needs, deployed, used and compliant with the Alstom/Region's referential, in relation with local Railway Safety, EHS and E&C regulations, to ensure coherence of actions related to the Quality Management System. 


Main Responsabilities (Accountabilities & Authorities:)

Deployment of Alstom Policy and QMS on site:

- To Coordinate Alstom and Region Line processes and method & tools local deployment, together with local “Quality métiers” functions

-To ensure Process governance, Risk and Opportunity management with site interested parties

- To Provide local teams with effective support (training, day-to-day coaching) as for process application

- To Ensure Quality Management System documentation is properly managed, updated, communicated

- To Keep informed the site management team about the status of processes deployment / implementation / results

Compliance of site QMS:

- To Ensure site QMS conformance with Alstom and Region QMS, Customer standards and ISO9001/IRIS requirements/CMMI/ECM...

- To Enhance the assessment of QMS effectiveness through Internal audit organization

- To Issue yearly internal audit planning (including workstation audits) and monitors/controls its achievement

- To Prepare, follow, and analyze QMS assessments achieved by certification bodies and main customers. Communicate about QMS improvement actions, through Quality network (site “Quality métiers” functions)

- To Ensure "Problem Solving Tool" action plan management, following findings list issued after system audits

- To ensure organization and consolidation results of Process Reviews, and site Quality Management Review

- With effective organization of internal and external audits and management of action plans resulting from them (actual progress consistent with closing deadlines)

- Manage Quality management system documentation and gives support to process/discipline heads in issuance and review of the site documentation

- Manages QMSLI - single list of issues (opening, updating and coordinates reviews until closing)

- Key User in ACOMIS (electronic data repository tool to access QMS/AMS documentation)


Performance measurements:

1. Respect of yearly Quality System event deadlines (process reviews, QMR, internal audits),

2. Effective management of action plans resulting from external or internal audits (actual progress consistent with closing deadlines)

3. Compliance of the Site Management System with the AT/PL requirements and other local requirements.

Job Location / Mobility

Site/Region, with some travels and/or audits missions



Competencies & Skills - (Technical & Behavioral)

  • Rigor, Communication, knowledge of Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, ECM,...) and quality tools
  • Experience in operational activities and in documentation management
  • Data driven and courageous - Ability to manage teams in cross and multicultural relationships,
  • Collaboration and team working
  • Master degree (technical or engineering)
  • Experience in managing Quality tools and problem-solving tools.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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