Industrial Quality Engineer

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Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: Firenze, FI, IT

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



JOB TITLE: Industrial Quality Engineer

JOB TYPE: Experienced


Define and deploy the manufacturing Quality Control Plans (QCP) in order to improve quality and optimize associated cost within reduction of Defects per Units (external demerit at 0 for Alstom Customer and the Zero-Defect Program)

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Site Industrial Quality Manager


Accountability & Authorities
•    Participate in Process FMEA definition.
•    Manage Quality Control Plans with REX from previous projects execution.
•    Release and update Self Inspection and Final Inspection checklists.
•    Participate in the FMR (First Mounting Review) to validate first product assembly before serial production.
•    Support Manufacturing shopfloors (mechanical & electronic) in daily activities (attend manufacturing meetings, perform training to operators,…).
•    Manage internal defects and NCs to ensure consistent accurate and on-time completion and secure production lines and customer deliveries.
•    Support Projects in Customer NCs management.
•    Collect and monitor Cost of Non-Quality (CoNQ).
•    Foster the Zero Defect program/culture in the factory.
•    Perform Line Quality Animation with cross function team.
•    Perform WSA (workstation audit) according to defined plan.
•    Support Projects in Customer’s FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) and Inspections
•    Monitor Industrial Quality KPIs.
•    Contribute to Site Quality Continuous Improvement Program.


•    Engineering master degree (mechanical, electromechanical, electrical, …)
•    > 3 years experiences in Industrial environment (lean context).
•    Experience in managing Quality tools and problem-solving tools.
•    Industrial Quality processes knowledge.
•    Green Belt Lean Six Sigma certification (preferred).


•    Ability to read mechanical drawings and electrical schemes.
•    Knowledge on manufacturing special/critical processes (crimping, tightening torque,...)
•    Knowledge of Railway Operations and Signaling principles (preferred)
•    Good English Proficiency (both spoken and written), B2 minimum.
•    Goal-oriented, flexible, reliable, dynamic, resolute.
•    Analytical approach and logical mindset.
•    Team working.
•    Leadership.
•    Resilience.
•    Ability to relate and communicate to all levels.
•    Attitude to operate within international and multicultural context.
•    Ability to work in a matrix organization.
•    Availability to business travels (also abroad).



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Management

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