LAX APM General Manager

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Date: 24-Sep-2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Alstom

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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 

Join us as LAX APM OMJV Site Manager, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in the Los Angles, CA area.


Provide overall leadership responsibility and accountability for the success of a large Service Delivery Center (SDC). Is primary OMJV representative to the customer and community, demonstrating the highest level of ethical professionalism and delivering the message that Alstom is the global leader in the transportation industry. Maintain overall accountability for talent management and development the SDC.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Communicate strategic and functional visions to all SDC Employees through managers and ensures execution alignment.


  • Develop and cascades engagement strategies to the SDC employees.
  • Rely on Managers/Supervisors to ensure employee engagement.


  • Challenge individuals to develop skill outside of their comfort zone.
  • Identify and develop successor to key roles, including own role.


  • Develop and assume accountability for strategic HSE vision at the SDC.
  • Lead by example, ensure Manager/Supervisor roles include creating, fostering & encouraging a true safety culture. 


  • Ability to develop “win-win” situations with customer.
  • Place a key role in developing, marketing & selling future business and maximizing opportunities.
  • Map a clear strategy for life asset management creating opportunity & reinforcing customer intimacy.
  • Drive budget management to lowest level of the SDC.
  • Must be financially astute with vision for growth & risk mitigation.
  • Politically savvy to deal with contract management level up to the highest executive level.


  • Serves as a source of professional advise for solving significant customer problems.
  • With little guidance, initiates commercial propositions to the customer for value-added projects.


  • Must be able to lead multi-skilled and cross-functional teams including technical staff bring resolution of complex problems.


  • Deals directly with internal discipline to resolve problems and provide solutions.


As our ideal candidate you have:

  • A Bachelors degree in Engineering, business or other related field, Masters degree (MBA) preferred.
  • 10+ years proven experience in the APM / Rail passenger transportation industry and 7+ years demonstrating success in developing and leading similar organizations, iwith profit & loss responsibility.
  • Verbal, written and presentation skills, in English are essential.
  • Experience in transportation business preferred, but experience in other similar organizational structure considered.
  • A high level of proven leadership skills in an organization with multiple functions and disciplines reporting directly and indirectly.
  • Understanding the underlying needs and motivations of others to maximize team engagement.
  • The ability to remove internal and external road blocks so others may solve problems from minor to the most complex situations.
  • You leverage a network of support, both internally and externally, to achieve goals.
  • You can successfully influence others to obtain buy-in and support for a specific course of action.
  • You understand and encourages others’ to provide their point of view.
  • You are open to changing a course of action based on input.
  • You maintains an extremely high level of interpersonal communication.
  • Express compelling vision and maintains the highest level of ethical behavior that can be emulated by others.
  • Communicate a clear and understandable vision to all levels, understanding the audience and can modify the message so all understand.

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?  


About the LAX Automated People Mover The Automated People Mover (APM) system will bring convenience and time-certainty for guests traveling to or from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). During peak hours, driverless trains will arrive at stations every two minutes. The trains will have wide doors for easy access with luggage, large windows for viewing, plenty of hand holds and seats for those in need. Station platforms are open-air, light-filled and have escalators and elevators for quick, convenient access to the terminals. The APM is the centerpiece of LAX’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP), which also includes a Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility, Intermodal Transportation Facilities and associated roadway improvements. The APM will reduce vehicle congestion in the Central Terminal Area, provide a connection with L.A. Metro’s regional transportation system, create new locations for passenger pick-up and drop-off, reduce emissions and provide reliable access to the terminals.


Step into the world of new possibilites today!


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. 


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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