Traction Product Manager

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Date: 28-Jun-2022

Location: Charleroi, WHT, Belgium

Company: Alstom

Req ID:188002 

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.  



The Traction Product Manager ensures that the Traction and Auxiliary Sub-System standard products meet the needs of the concerned RS/Infra Platform(s) and market objectives.

She/He reports to the Traction Platform Director.

Network & links

  • PIOP RS Platforms;
  • Site tender teams (in support);
  • Site engineering ;
  • Other Traction Product Managers on other sites.
  • Propose product roadmap, prepare with support of Traction platform Product Approval Boards and Product Review Boards;
  • Insure coordination and collaboration work with others Traction sites worldwide (India, China, France, US, Brazil, …) and in particular in the frame of co-design and Transfer of Technology;
  • Lead innovation definition roadmap of his/her portfolio in coordination with site innovation team and Alstom network;
  • Insure QCD of R&D programs with support of nominated site project manager;
  • Product and Solution Ref Solution QCD and improvement plans (with support of Site Competitiveness Manager);
  • Contribute to localization plan definition & implementation (with support of Site Competitiveness Manager);
  • Guarantee the maximum reuse of standard Alstom traction product for Traction solutions answering platforms expectations;
  • Pre-tendering and tenders support in term of product selection within portfolio and costing (with support of Site Competitiveness Manager);
  • Contribute to direct sale strategy definition & implementation wit Traction Platform;
  • Define and manage site sustaining program and budget;
  • Manage product obsolescence, evolutions and major developments (using engineering teams allocated for the purpose);
  • Manage “end of life” of products.



Product management and development budget management.


Education: Engineering degree or Marketing or business school.

Previous experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar industrial environment.

Technical Skills & Competencies :

    • A clear understanding of organization and platforming is expected and as well as a clear understanding of the rolling stock international market;
    • Skills in traction system engineering or interested for;
    • Skills in cost management or interested for;
    • Skills in Business development and good understanding of customer centric approach;
    • High skills in team management and communication.

Language skills: Fluent in 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.   



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