Product Industrialization Manager

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Date: 08-Jun-2022

Location: Charleroi, WHT, Belgium

Company: Alstom

Req ID:201619 

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.  

Purpose of the job:

  • Manage Industrial Quality, Cost and Delivery of Signalling products during all life cycle

In this respect the person in charge complies with Ethics and Compliance policies




Organization structure:  

Industrialization position belonging to Signaling Regional Center Industrial Operations Organization


Reports directly to:

Regional Center Industrialization Manager


Other reporting to:   

Dotted report line to Product Program Manager (during program execution)                                                                          

Direct reports:

1 to 10 direct reports


Network & Links


  • Engineering: Program/Life Cycle manager and Engineering Métiers
  • Industrialization: Industrialization Engineer / Tooling (methods) engineer
  • Manufacturing: Production manager
  • Quality: Industrial Quality / SPQD / SQA
  • Operations: PrIDM, Planning and Procurement functions
  • Sourcing: Commodity manager / Buyer / Sub-contractors



Subcontractors and suppliers



Activities by step of the industrial process 


  • Participate if needed to technical clause to clause analysis during the tender phase for the industrial area in liaise with the Product Program Manager


Concurrent Engineering:

  • Develop concurrent engineering and design to cost approach between development and industrialization Centers
  • Support product strategy and technology roadmap from industrial perspective
  • Apply Signalling Product Industrialization Process
  • Define Industrial Requirements specification per Product Line 
  • Manage products Industrialization WP / provide prototypes needed
  • Define the most efficient industrial scheme (serial & repairs)
  • Take into account project requests from PrIDM (Project Industrial Manager): responsible for industrial and production work packages (QCD)
  • Contribute to reinforce relationship between Industrial and Signaling Engineering by participating to Product Program review



  • Define the generic Product industrial breakdown structure (MBOM)
  • Manage industrial risk through Product / Process FMEA and associated improvement action plan when relevant
  • Support sourcing and SQD teams in the suppliers’ qualification and quality follow up


Life Cycle:

  • Manage industrial Quality, Cost and Delivery of products during all life cycle and lead proper action plan (especially for recurring costs & Lead time optimization)
  • Ensure industrial sustainability of Product during life cycle: guarantee the manufacturability - reparability (incl. Test bench and parts obsolescence management / re-design proposal)
  • Improve Product competitiveness: cost optimization, lead time reduction, quality improvement
  • Provide and sustain Industrial maturity report per product line (definition files MR, test First Passed Yield per phase, failure rate at first installation, production cost, industrial scheme, lead time)
  • Manage traceability of product delivered to projects, and retrofit plan if needed
  • Manage the repair lead time and reduce the repair unitary cost
  • In case of non-conformity or incident, investigate root causes, finds and implement corrective solutions
  • Support Sourcing and Supplier Quality teams during quality crisis


Performance measurements: 

  • Design for manufacturing rules, Design for Testing rules
  • FPY - First Passed Yield
  • Industrialization fixed cost WP & sustaining, Product cost follow up
  • Product Industrial Review Go On Time, Product Lead Time follow up
  • EHS



Educational Requirements:


Engineering degree in process engineering, electronics, electrical or mechanical




2 to 5 years’ experience in Product Industrial management


Competencies & Skills  

  • Operational effectiveness / Accountability
  • Collaboration / Communication with Transparency / Teamwork
  • Global vision and Agility
  • Innovative, participative in business workgroups
  • Able to read, write and speak English

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Manager, Procurement, Management, Operations