Component Sub-System Manager

Date: 11 May 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:435937 

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


  • To be responsible for management and successful completion of a component on a complex scope, fulfilling both customer needs and committed Quality Cost Delivery Planning (QCDP) objectives in a high criticality or medium criticality project.
  • Manage component level stakeholders, activities and deliverables and make needed arbitration (engineering, product x process, Make or Buy, Costs, Milestones, Interfaces, …) to reach QCDP commitment
  • Coordinate component activities with sub-system stakeholders.



1/ Contribute to successful Project execution on allocated component scope of work:

  • Apply Project Strategy according to defined contractual and Project commitments and targets, as allocated on component.
  • Actively contribute to Project performance
  • Alert in case of deviations impacting project objectives; actively contribute to risks and opportunity management
  • Ensure compliance with applicable rules, instructions and standards, process & tools: Code of Ethics & Compliance, Environment Health & Safety, Railway Safety, Quality, Sourcing, PMM.


2/ Lead and coordinate component activities and stakeholders, from requirement capture/analysis to the end of project contractual obligations limited to the component scope of work:

  • Achieve QCDP objectives of its component
  • Cascade and allocate component requirements and QCDP objectives to component team members
  • Implement component WBS
  • Plan, monitor, control and manage component end-to-end activities (scope, schedule, resources, cost, risks, saving, opportunities)
  • Coordinate and support consistent execution of component objectives, activities and deliverables (Engineering, Research & Develoment programs, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Indus when applicable, Reliability Availability Maintainability Safety (RAMS)…)
  • Lead teams in successful achievement of project objectives, synchronize stakeholders at component level and ensure stakeholder alignments
  • Perform component level decisions and trade-offs
  • Rebase lining and change management at component level
  • Manage component situation and Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and report with transparency
  • Upon request from PM, is delegated to represent Alstom towards Customer and external stakeholders


3/ Coordinate and synchronize component activities with other component and sub-system teams:

  • Actively contribute to the resolution of overarching/transverse optimizations or issues
  • Manage interface with sub-system-level team members & project office (e.g. industrialization, control of configuration management, sourcing, quality) and ask if necessary, for sub-system manager arbitration


Performance measurements: 

  • Delivery of component in accordance with QCD targets (QCD KPIs) and all contractual requirements



Educational Requirements


Master degree or bachelor degree



IPMA level D (or equivalent)




  • 2 years experience as component manager
  • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures



  • Knowledgeable of ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution
  • Global knowledge on the component


Competencies & Skills

  • Coordination skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Result oriented
  • Knowledge of Project management processes

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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