Field Project Quality Engineer

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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: Field Project Quality Engineer
Based at: Cluj & Mobile on site & Dedocated missions in ALSTOM Sites or suppliers (FAT)

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.




Support the Project Quality & Safety Manager (PrQSM) and Project Team, to ensure the project Quality assurance and control plan on installation site is established and effectively implemented.


Accountability & Authorities

  • Management:
    • Supervise Subsystem Quality Inspectors
    • Manage interfaces with Customer representative for sub-system of his/her scope
    • Guide sub-system installation team in understanding Quality & Safety contributions to the project.


  • Quality Process for sub-system of his/her scope (construction, installation, …)
    • Establish, implement, validate (for sub-contractors) & update Quality Installation Control Plans and relevant QC forms in accordance with the contract requirements, Alstom processes and REX from previous project. Ensure its proper application.
    • Ensure the control of output of quality documents/records on site:
      • Ensure that Subsystem Quality team under his/her supervision is working with the latest version of Control Documents, Method Statements, ITPs (Inspection and Test Plan) and Construction Drawings (IFC – Issued for construction…)
      • Ensure the Alstom/subcontractors work is executed with approved documents (IFC)
      • Ensure proper traceability & records maintained for monitoring and measuring devices etc.
    • Perform Site Quality Animation with cross function team & ensure right-first time mind-set is deployed within the construction/ installation environment of Sub-System of his/her scope
    • Prepare the Sub-System Punch list (internal / customer) & Outstanding works list in conjunction with the Installation team & support the PrQSM to perform the criticality assessment (Safety, Operational, Functional, Technical, documentation etc.)
    • Lead continuous improvement/problem solving activities at Subsystem Installation level in order to reduce the costs of non-quality (8D, QRQC, REX …)
    • Provide quality awareness on installation activities planned for the project and if needed organize quality trainings for installation team
    • Support installation team regarding the self-inspection, delegation of control (Training, audit, …)
    • Support PrQSM to drive DfQ process (Initiate readiness review of Subsystem GRs to deliver M+2 look ahead forecast, collect/ archive GR evidence with project stakeholder …).


  • Quality assurance / Quality control:
    • Accept or reject products as defined in the work instructions with Expert support if needed / Stop the installation activities in case of a defect which justifies mandatory rework
    • Perform, participate or delegate Site Quality inspections of installation (Alstom or sub-contractors’ scope)
    • Perform / participate to customer joint inspections
    • Prepare inspection reports & document inspection results in the relevant tool as per project rules
    • Manage NCR’s for non-compliant products / process:  Issue report, performs first characterization, record in relevant tool
    • Ensure the follow-up of the Site Acceptance Tests (SAT), including the monitoring of reserves until their closure
    • Prepare / co-ordinate submission by sub-contractor of Inspection Request to the Customer in coordination with Sub-System / System PrQSM & Project Team.
    • Ensure customer approval, documents validation & compliance of the installation activities before final acceptance
    • Participate to Internal Hand-Over between construction, installation, and T&C teams & to External Hand-Over between Installation /T&C and Customer
    • Support the PrQSM in reporting quality KPI, identifying improvement opportunities and raising safety alerts
    • Support SQ/Sourcing team to manage suppliers NCR / Quality control of supplied installation material
    • Support 4M preparation
    • Support on request project Audits (internal / external).


Performance measurements

  • Completeness & Timely Documentation release of his/her scope of responsibility
  • 0 major NCR from Customer / 3rd party on document control process of his/her scope of responsibility
  • Timely closure of punch / snag list
  • Timely Closure of NCR (reactivity on problem solving QRQC / 8D)
  • CONQ deployment / follow up and analysis


Competencies & Skills

  • Technical mastering of railway products.
  • Experience in operational activities and in documentation control
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization.
  • Good reporting skills and clear communication
  • Knowledge of Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, ECM...)
  • Knowledge of problem-solving tools (QRQC / PDCA / Root cause analysis tools...)
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities
  • Proactive & Persistent
  • Collaboration and team working
  • Capacity to work under pressure

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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