APSYS Specialist

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Date: 16-Jan-2023

Location: Hornell

Company: Alstom

Req ID:342040 

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


Job Title:  APSYS Specialist


Purpose of the job:

The Site APSYS Leader will drive and coordinate locally (within a site/ cluster/ project) with all métier the APSYS (Alstom Performance System) roadmap.

APSYS Deployment - Animate, coordinate and challenge improvement actions to reach APSYS targets defined with each métier based on APSYS roadmaps using APSYS toolbox to deliver operational performance & develop local best practices that will be share with the steering committee..


Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Quality & CI

Reports directly to:

Continuous Improvement Manager

Other reporting to:   


Direct reports:


Network & Links   


  • All Quality & CI members in the organization (APSYS Deployment Director)
  • Steering committee, site management teams


  • Customers
  • Subcontractor/ Supplier


APSYS Deployment:

  • Work with Site MD on strategic transformation using site SQCD objectives and APSYS roadmap.
  • Train people on APSYS program, methodologies and tools in his site / project.
  • Support each department in APSYS deployment by providing on field expertise on lean & continuous improvement tools
  • Facilitate and coordinate all improvement actions to reach APSYS targets defined with each métier based on APSYS roadmaps
  • Consolidate and report deployment status to Managing Director and APSYS Central team
  • Performs SWIP, Kaizen, workshops, continuous improvement projects.

APSYS assessment: 

  • Is responsible of self-assessment consolidation and APSYS assessment week / support mission’s preparation (logistics / accommodation, agenda, people availability …)

APSYS Network

  • Participate to APSYS events (webinars, APSYS award...)
  • Contribute as trainer to global training program deployment (eg: TrAMway, AQP/AQL, etc) in other sites / projects
  • Share good practices & benchmarks (internal / external) within APSYS network) 

 Performance measurements:

  1. Successful Lean impact on the métier
  2. Progress from Y-1 to Y on APSYS maturity
  3. Site KPI improvement
  4. No of successful continuous improvement projects, SWIPs, Kaizen events, workshop etc.


Educational Requirements  


  • Bachelor Degree (technical/engineering)
  • Expert in his métier (management committee members, senior manager, Senior Project manager, Industrial, Operations, Quality & Continuous Improvement…)


  • High energy, high exposure.
  • Master lean principles (5S, Standard, Gemba, VSM, problem solving, performance and kaizen mindset)



  • Capacity to coach top management of site and project team


  • Lean DNA would be appreciated
  • Ability to develop a network across all site

Competencies & Skills - (Technical & Behavioral)

  • Rigor, Communication, experience in operational activities and results driven.
  • Data driven and courageous - Ability to manage teams in cross and multicultural relationships,
  • Collaboration and team working, critical thinking and problem solving

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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​