Technical Leader - Method & Manufacturing Department

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Date: 3 Dec 2023

Location: Copenhagen, DK

Company: Alstom

Req ID:423972 

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

We are looking for a Technical Leader - Method & Manufacturing Department based in Copenhagen.


The Scandinavian countries have set an ambitious and radical goal to upgrade the totality of their railway network. Alstom is there to set this ambition to life and has started the deployment of state-of-the-art ERTMS level 2 signalling technology both on the trackside infrastructure and train fleets. This technology will drastically improve the passenger experience by reducing the number of delays and increasing transport capacity.


What will you do?

As a Technical Leader, you will be responsible for creating and overseeing the implementation of installation processes to integrate the Alstom solution into existing passenger trains, locomotives, or maintenance machines. This includes developing and executing installation design activities such as site surveys, technical documentation review, technical specifications, and method statements. You will be in charge to follow a group of method design engineers and work closely with other departments to ensure seamless integration of our products and solutions into existing infrastructure. Your expertise and guidance will be instrumental in delivering high-quality, efficient, and sustainable mobility solutions for our clients.


Key Responsibilities For this Role Include:


  • 1. Expertise Spreading:

- Provide technical support to the Installation Engineering team, ensuring that the team is equipped with the necessary knowledge and resources to deliver projects successfully

- Support team members in achieving quality, cost, and delivery targets (QCD).

- Participate in site detailed surveys with cross functional team to collect train data and provide technical insights and recommendations.

- Review technical documents related to method deliverables, ensuring that required quality standards and technical specification are met.

- Support on-site installation activities by providing technical guidance.

- Focus on innovation and demonstrate initiative and independence in prioritizing, planning, and executing assigned tasks.


  • 2. Front-Liner in Operations:

- Take cross-fleet responsibilities for allocated projects.

- Lead SIM (short interval meeting) sessions to gather weekly feedback.

- Escalate blocking points to appropriate stakeholders and recommend appropriate solutions.

- Identify mitigation plans as needed to secure project execution and delivery performance (EDP).

- Maintain direct contact with Fleet Leaders and Site Supervisors during project rollouts, ensuring that project goals and targets are met.


  • 3. Development Boost:

- Define and promote good methodologies and best practices through benchmarking with the Alstom network.

- Take responsibility for continuous improvement initiatives, including digitalization projects (Augmented Reality, BIM, Digital Work Instructions, etc.).

- Strive for optimization of engineering processes by identifying and eliminating waste and inefficiencies

- Maintain direct contact with Managers to define department strategy and contribute to the overall success of the organization.

- Promote ALSTOM AIR Values (Agility, Inclusivity, Responsibility) leading by example


The position is in Copenhagen but the position require some travels to other sites in the Nordics.


Who are you?

  • Qualifications:

- Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, with a strong background on process development.

- Proficiency in both written and oral English.


  • Work Experience:

- Minimum 5 years of experience as process development engineer in the railway/automotive or similar industries.

- Knowledge of Mechanical Design fundamentals and CAD tools (such as Inventor, Catia, SolidWorks,Bim360 etc.) is a plus

- Proficiency with Microsoft office package (VBA knowledge is a plus)


  • Personal Skill Set:

- Team-oriented personality with a problem-solving mindset

- Excellent presentation, analytical, and communication skills

- Leadership skills

- Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities


Working with Alstom will give you a unique possibility to gain in-depth knowledge in the technical aspect of our business. This is a company where you can make a career and development opportunities are part of our company culture.


Our Benefits

  • Competitive benefit programs tailored to the needs and practices in our local markets
  • Variable remuneration programs to share the success of Alstom and incentivize the individual contribution
  • Working from Home Policy

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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